CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Checkers
head coach and general manager Jeff Daniels
announced today the team has assigned rookie forward Victor Rask to the Western Hockey League's Calgary Hitmen
Rask, 19, recorded five points (1g, 4a) in 10 games with the Checkers and had a plus-7 rating. The native of Leksand, Sweden enjoyed a four-game point streak from Oct. 19 - Oct. 28 and scored his first professional goal Oct. 19 at Milwaukee.
Rask was chosen in the second round (42nd overall) by the Carolina Hurricanes
in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract on Oct. 20, 2011.