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Canes place Frk on waivers

Hurricanes’ Martin Frk, middle, gets hit by Oilers’ Darnell Nurse, right, as Adam Larsson, left, skates away during Carolina’s loss on Oct. 18.
Hurricanes’ Martin Frk, middle, gets hit by Oilers’ Darnell Nurse, right, as Adam Larsson, left, skates away during Carolina’s loss on Oct. 18. AP

The Carolina Hurricanes on Monday placed forward Martin Frk on NHL waivers with the purpose of assigning him to the Charlotte Checkers, the Canes’ AHL affiliate.

If Frk is not claimed by an NHL team by noon Tuesday, he will go down to Charlotte.

Frk, 23, was claimed off waivers Oct. 9 from the Detroit Red Wings and played two games for the Canes.

Frk played 67 games in 2015-16 for the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins, scoring 27 goals.

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