Hurricanes Goalie Takes Step In Resuming Career

Published January 31, 2024 at 10:42

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Frederik Andersen has had a very tough time staying healthy since signing with the Hurricanes as a free agent in the summer of 2021. In his three seasons with Carolina, Andersen has played in over 35 games only once a fire cry from being a steady 50 + game starter when with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Carolina General Manager Don Waddell confirmed on Wednesday that Andersen has been cleared by team doctors to resume «limited on-ice conditioning,»

The 34 year old, has been on anti-coagulation medication since the November diagnosis, Waddell said. He has recently resumed off-ice activities «without complication» and will now move to on-ice work, although he remains sidelined indefinitely.

«I am thrilled that I'm a step closer to joining my teammates and competing on the ice,» Andersen said. «I feel grateful for the help and support I've received from my family and doctors, as well as the entire Hurricanes organization.»

The Denmark native's status remains up in the air if he will return to game action before the season concludes. Andersen last played on November 2nd, a 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers.

Andersen is signed until the end of the 2024-25 season with a cap hit $3.4M.
January 31   |   680 answers
Hurricanes Goalie Takes Step In Resuming Career

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