The Carolina Hurricanes announced Thursday they had activated goaltender Eddie Lack from injured reserve and assigned him to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League for a conditioning stint.
The Hurricanes also assigned goaltender Michael Leighton to the Checkers.
Lack, 29, has missed 26 of the last 30 games with a concussion. He is 1-2-1 with a 3.78 goals-against average in five games for the Hurricanes this season.
Leighton, 35, is 2-2-0 with a 3.43 goals-against average for the Hurricanes this season. He will participate in the AHL’s All-Star Classic in Allentown, Pa., this weekend.