Irbe rejoins Hurricanes after short stint in minors
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Arturs Irbe returned to the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday, less than two weeks after being sent to the minors.
Last season's playoff hero was recalled from Lowell of the American Hockey League by the Hurricanes, last year's Eastern Conference champions who are 14 points out of a playoff spot with 19 games remaining.
General manager Jim Rutherford placed the slumping Irbe on
waivers in an effort to dump the $5.2 million owned him over the
next two seasons. But ...
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