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Roland McKeown | Defenseman | #55

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/20/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 2 (50) / LA

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Roland McKeown has been returned to the AHL's Charlotte Checkers.
McKeown skated in 10 games with the Hurricanes this year. He contributed three assists, seven shots and a plus-3 rating. Sun, Apr 8, 2018 12:16:00 PM

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Roland McKeown has been summoned from the minors.

McKeown will be join the Hurricanes in South Florida ahead of Monday's game against the Panthers. He has two assists in seven games with Carolina this year as well as 23 points in 63 minor-league matches.
Sun, Apr 1, 2018 05:22:00 PM

Roland McKeown heads to the AHL.

McKeown has two assists in seven games with Carolina in 2017-18. He also has seven goals and 23 points in 61 AHL contests.
Wed, Mar 28, 2018 05:37:00 PM

Roland McKeown has been summoned by the Carolina Hurricanes.

McKeown has seven goals and 23 points in 61 AHL games. He also has two assists in three contests with Carolina.
Wed, Mar 21, 2018 05:25:00 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have announced that Roland McKeown has been recalled from the AHL.

McKeown played two games with the Hurricanes earlier in the year, picking up two assists but averaged less than 10 minutes a game. He has some upside but should not be owned in any fantasy formats. The 22-year-old has 13 points in 37 games with the Charlotte Checkers.
Sat, Jan 20, 2018 05:57:00 PM

Roland McKeown has been assigned to Charlotte of the AHL.

McKeown has collected two assists in two games with the Hurricanes this season, while averaging just over nine minutes of ice time in each contest.
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 12:31:00 PM

Roland McKeown registered two assists in Carolina's 3-1 win against Florida.

It was the first two points of McKeown's career. The 21-year-old defenseman was playing in his second NHL game. He was summoned after Brett Pesce sustained a concussion.
Wed, Nov 8, 2017 05:03:00 AM

Roland McKewon will make his NHL debut Saturday night against the Coyotes.

The 21-year-old defenseman will get his first taste of the NHL after toiling with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL last season and will line up alongside Noah Hanifin. McKewon was a scoring rearguard as junior with Kingston of the AHL, but he has not shown any significant offensive ability since turning pro last season. We don't consider him a fantasy asset at this time
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 11:24:00 AM

Roland McKeown will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

McKeown was recalled from the minors yesterday, but he won't suit up against the Avs. The 21-year-old has one goal and three points in nine games this season. Patrick Brown will also be scratched, while Brett Pesce is out with an injury.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 09:08:00 PM

Roland McKeown has been summoned by the Carolina Hurricanes.

That provides the Hurricanes with an extra defenseman after Brett Pesce sustained a concussion. McKeown has a goal and three points in nine AHL games this season.
Wed, Nov 1, 2017 05:30:00 PM

Roland McKeown has been sent to AHL Charlotte.

McKeown stuck with the Hurricanes through training camp, but he ended up spending the opener in the press box. He had seven goals and 42 points in 59 OHL contests in 2015-16.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 10:10:00 AM

Roland McKeown has made the Carolina Hurricanes' opening game roster.

McKeown's position might be tenuous though as Ryan Murphy's eventual return from a lower-body injury could push him out. Murphy is expected to be sidelined until late October or early November. In the meantime, McKeown is projected to be paired with Noah Hanifin.
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 09:03:00 AM

Roland McKeown has put himself in a good position to take the injured Ryan Murphy's roster spot on the Hurricanes' bluelilne.

The 20-year-old McKeown, who was acquired by the Canes in a trade with the Kings for Andrej Sekera, had a very successful season in the OHL in 2015-16 with the Kingston Frontenacs scoring seven goals and registering 32 points in 65 games. In Friday night's contest against Washington, McKeown played mistake-free hockey for over 18 minutes and seemed to impress Carolina coach Bill Peters. Although his fantasy value is limited this season, McKeown could break camp with the big club.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 08:10:00 AM

Roland McKeown has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina.

The Hurricanes acquired the rights to McKeown from Los Angeles in the Andrej Sekera trade. He was the 50th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The captain of the OHL's Kingston Frontenacs registered seven goals and 32 points in 65 games this past season.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 04:01:00 PM

Roland McKeown has been dealt to Carolina.

He was sent to the Hurricanes from Los Angeles in the Andrej Sekera trade. McKeown was the 50th overall pick in the 201 NHL Entry Draft. He has four goals and 24 points in 54 games this season for Kingston of the OHL.
Wed, Feb 25, 2015 05:25:00 PM

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