Carolina Hurricanes

Lowe reassigned to Checkers

The Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday reassigned defenseman Keegan Lowe to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.

Lowe was recalled to Carolina on Wednesday and made his NHL debut at Philadelphia on Thursday, fighting twice with Flyers forward Vincent Lecavalier. He played a second game Saturday against the Detroit Red Wings in the Canes’ season finale.

Lowe, 22, is in his second professional season and has totaled 11 points and 106 penalty minutes in 55 games for the Checkers this season.