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Brown called up from Checkers

The Carolina Hurricanes on Friday recalled forward Patrick Brown from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.

Brown, 23, will join the Hurricanes for their game Saturday at PNC Arena against the New York Islanders. He played in seven games for the Canes in the 2014-15 season.

Brown, a former Boston College player, is the only Checkers player to play in all 66 of the team’s games this season, and ranks tied for fourth on the team in goals (13). He is in his second professional season.