Canes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg has been activated off injured reserve and will be in the lineup Thursday for the Philadelphia Flyers game.
The Hurricanes also announced today that defenseman Anton Babchuk has been placed on injured reserve. Babchuk suffered an elbow injury in the Canes' game Sunday against Washington.
Seidenberg leads all Hurricanes defensemen and is fifth on the team with 13 points (2 goals, 11assists) in 24 games. He ranks second on the team in average ice time (24:06 per game.)