RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes
, today announced that the team has trimmed its training camp roster to 25 players. Forward Trevor Gillies
and goaltender Michael Leighton
have been assigned to Albany of the American Hockey League, while center Brandon Sutter
, Carolina’s first-round (11th overall) pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, will return to his junior club, Red Deer of the Western Hockey League.