Tlusty returns for Canes-Flames
Posted January 13
Raleigh, N.C. — Forward Jiri Tlusty will make his return Monday night to the Carolina Hurricanes after missing eight games.
Tlusty, 25, had an emergency appendectomy on Dec. 24.
The Slany, Czech Republic, native has scored six goals and earned four assists (10 points) in 36 games this season. Tlusty (6’0”, 209 lbs.) 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.
The Hurricanes host the Calgary Flames tonight at PNC Arena at 7 p.m. (FOX Sports Carolinas, 99.9 FM The Fan) in the first game of a three-game home stand.