Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - The Carolina Hurricanes have claimed forward
Zach Boychuk off waivers from the Nashville Predators.
Boychuk will rejoin his original NHL team after also playing for Pittsburgh
and Nashville this season.
Carolina's first-round pick in 2008, Boychuk started the season with the
Hurricanes and appeared in the season-opener before being waived and claimed
by Pittsburgh at the end of January. He played seven games for the Penguins in
February, then was claimed off waivers by the Predators on March 5 and played
five games for Nashville.
In 13 NHL games overall this season, Boychuk has one goal and one assist. He
had also posted 16 goals and 16 assists in 37 games with Carolina's AHL
affiliate in Charlotte before the end of the NHL's work stoppage.
The 23-year-old Boychuk has eight goals and 12 assists for 20 points in 85 NHL
games with the Hurricanes, Penguins and Predators.
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