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Hurricanes’ Nestrasil Gone, Maybe Forgotten

Andrej Nestrasil is no longer with the Carolina Hurricanes and he may soon be forgotten. It’s the climax of a story that had incredible potential to blossom but withered on the vine; a tale of unrealized promise. It makes me a bit melancholy when I look back to just one year ago. Andrej Nestrasil (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Nestrasil and “The Line” Not so long ago,...
Via The Hockey Writers
August 17, 2017

Carolina opens preseason camp with focus on making playoffs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) To finally make the playoffs again, the Carolina Hurricanes know they need a strong start to the season. That sense of urgency was in the air at their first practice. ''It all starts right now,'' center Andrej Nestrasil said Friday. The Hurricanes began preseason camp with a focus on ending the season much later than they usually do: Carolina hasn't made the...
Via Associated Press
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Carolina RW Nestrasil out for season with broken vertebra

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Carolina Hurricanes right winger Andrej Nestrasil will miss the rest of the season with a broken vertebra. General manager Ron Francis said Tuesday that Nestrasil broke the vertebra Feb. 25 in a loss at Toronto, but not provide details of the injury. He fell awkwardly into the boards after a hit. He had nine goals and 14 assists while playing in 55 games this...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Nestrasil, Rask score 2 each, Hurricanes beat Islanders 6-3

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Andrej Nestrasil and Victor Rask scored two goals apiece to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 6-3 on Saturday night. Riley Nash and Kris Versteeg also scored for Carolina, which was celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its 2006 Stanley Cup season. Jordan Staal and Phillip Di Giuseppe each had two assists. Nestrasil's second goal of the...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricanes reach deal with Nestrasil for 2-year contract

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms for a two-year deal with forward Andrej Nestrasil. The deal will pay Nestrasil $875,000 this season and $950,000 in the 2016-17 season. In a statement, general manager Ron Francis says the 6-foot-3, 200-pound Nestrasil has good size and is ''a good fit for our team and what we're trying to do.'' The 24-year-old made...
Via Associated Press
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes claim Nestrasil on waivers

Andrej Nestrasil’s time as a Red Wing has come and gone. The Red Wings announced Thursday that the Carolina Hurricanes claimed the 23-year old forward on waivers after recording 2 assists in 13 games for Detroit this season. “Andrej is a young player with good size who we feel can contribute to our group of forwards,” said general manager Ron Francis. “He has improved...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Opening week preview and predictions

The Detroit Red Wings wrapped up the 2014 preseason Saturday evening with a 4-3 shootout victory over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in the skills competition while Petr Mrazek finally shut the door after giving up a Patrice Bergeron hat-trick to get the game into extra time. The Red Wings will have four days to recover before they faceoff...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Mitch Callahan and Andrej Nestrasil

The Red Wings re-signed two of their own prospects Thursday inking both Mitch Callahan and Andrej Nestrasil to one-year deals. Callahan (22), who was a 6th round pick of the Wings back in 2009 made his NHL debut with the Red Wings last season in addition to playing the majority of the time with the team’s AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids. You might also remember Callahan for his...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nestrasil signs three-year deal

Andrej Nestrasil DETROIT – The Red Wings secured their second 2009 draft pick in the last week when they signed forward Andrej Nestrasil to a three-year entry...
Via NHL.com
May 31, 2011  |  Discuss

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