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Tag:Andreas Nodl
Posted on: November 29, 2011 12:56 pm
Edited on: November 29, 2011 12:56 pm
 

'Canes grab Andreas Nodl off waivers from Flyers

By Brian Stubits

The Carolina Hurricanes added a new coach on Monday, then a new forward on Tuesday. That's when Carolina claimed Andreas Nodl off of waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.

Nodl, who has played in 12 games with the Flyers this season, has just one assist on the season in a little more than 10 minutes of ice time per game.

“This is a young player that skates really well,” Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford said. “He has a skill level that gives us a little more depth among our top 12 forwards.”

The Native of Austria has bounced back and forth between the NHL and AHL levels since being drafted in the second round of the 2007-08 draft by Philadelphia and hasn't really found regular ice time. Well, he couldn't bounce one more time as Carolina decided to take a shot on him.

It's a great opportunity for Nodl to get some extended time and have a chance to prove himself in the NHL. Last season he played 67 games with the Flyers and had career-high numbers of 11 goals and 11 assists. Given significant ice time, can Nodl show the form that made him an All-American at St. Cloud State College?

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