Carolina Hurricanes activate defenceman Seidenberg from injured reserve

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes activated defenceman Dennis Seidenberg from injured reserve Wednesday after he missed four games with a leg injury.

The Hurricanes also placed defenceman Anton Babchuk on injured reserve after he injured an elbow over the weekend against Washington.

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Seidenberg, 27, leads the team’s defencemen and ranks fifth on the team with 13 points.

Carolina begins a two-game road trip Thursday at Philadelphia.