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Canes place five players on waivers

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Wednesday that forwards Brendan Woods and Brody Sutter, defensemen Keegan Lowe and Matt Tennyson and goaltender Michael Leighton would be assigned to the Charlotte Checkers on Thursday, pending waivers.

If not claimed by another NHL team by noon Thursday, the players will join the Checkers’ training camp.