Checkers Rookie Petruzalek Called Up To Hartford

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that rookie forward Jakub Petruzalek has been recalled to the American Hockey League by the Hartford Wolf Pack.

The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the Wolf Pack of the AHL and the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.

Selected in the ninth round (266th overall) by the Rangers in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft and under AHL contract to Hartford, the 21-year-old Petruzalek leads ECHL rookies with seven assists and is second in scoring with eight points in four games. He began the season in Hartford and played in two games for the Wolf Pack but did not register any points or penalty minutes.

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