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He played last season in Russia but agreed to a one-year deal with Carolina in July, and had three goals and five assists this season.

Kostopoulos had one goal and three assists in 17 games this season with the Hurricanes.

To help fill the holes in the roster, Carolina also recalled defenseman Brett Carson from Charlotte and had him in the lineup for the game against the Senators. It marks Carson’s fourth stint with the Hurricanes this season.