The Hurricanes have activated forward Jiri Tlusty (appendectomy) from injured reserve.
Tlusty, 25, has missed Carolina’s last eight games after undergoing an emergency appendectomy on December 24. He has scored six goals and earned four assists (10 points) in 36 games this season. Tlusty is in his seventh professional season and his fifth with the Hurricanes. He has scored 63 goals and earned 59 assists (122 points) in 313 career NHL regular-season games with Toronto and Carolina.