Pittsburgh prospect Brian Dumoulin, along with a number of other Penguin defenseman, is feeling a playing time crunch with Wilkes-Barre of the AHL.
Brian Dumoulin will begin the 2012-13 campaign in the minors with Wilkes-Barre.
Prospect Brian Dumoulin was sent to the Penguins, along with Brandon Sutter and the Hurricanes' eighth-round pick in the 2012 draft, in the deal that saw Jordan Staal head to Carolina.
Carolina has signed Brian Dumoulin to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The Hurricanes will feature two defensemen on Team USA at the World Junior Championships with Brian Dumoulin and Justin Faulk on the roster.
Defenseman Brian Dumoulin, the Hurricanes second-round pick in last year's entry draft, was invited to a camp designed to help select the U.S. team for the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship.