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BREAKING - NHL Team Left Without an AHL Affiliate For The 2023-24 Season

Published August 27, 2023 at 10:53 PM
BY SKY

The Carolina Hurricanes face a conundrum after the Chicago Wolves' departure from their AHL affiliation. Don Waddell, the team's GM, announced the need for a new AHL partner this season, revealing their aim for an independent affiliate by 2024-25.

But this leaves them with no AHL team for the 2023-24 season, meaning if injuries occur, they have nobody to call up.

To bridge the gap, prospects will be loaned to other AHL clubs for eventual return to Europe. The team's acquisition of Caleb Jones highlights their strategic roster reinforcement amidst the turmoil. Signings like Tony DeAngelo and others address the depth concern.




Prospects, including Alexander Pashin, return to Europe for continued development. The prospect of smaller rosters due to unexpected circumstances looms, but the Hurricanes' adaptability and solutions-driven approach will shape their path forward in player development and success.
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BREAKING - NHL Team Left Without an AHL Affiliate For The 2023-24 Season

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