Veteran goaltender Jaroslav Halak received a professional tryout on Monday from the Carolina Hurricanes, who were surprised by Frederik Andersen’s problems.
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According to Sportsnet hockey expert Elliotte Friedman, the ‘Canes want to see what the former Montreal Canadiens can offer them now; In addition, the Slovakian was invited to take part in today’s training even though he does not have a formal contract.
Halak played with the New York Rangers last season as an assistant to Igor Shesterkin. He had a record of 10-9-5, a goals-against average of 2.72 and a save percentage of .903.
Returning to Andersen, who is dealing with an injury the nature of which has not been clarified, his case will be reevaluated. After playing for the last time on Thursday, he has four wins in six games this season. It was Antti Raanta who took on the New York Islanders on Saturday and celebrated a 4-3 win in overtime.
Carolina has a meeting with the Buffalo Sabers on Tuesday.
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