|Hurricanes activate forward Erik Cole from injured reserve|
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|Friday, 23 November 2007 10:41|
The Hurricanes are activating the 29-year-old winger from injured reserve and assigning Ryan Bayda to their American Hockey League team in Albany.
Cole was taken from the ice on a stretcher after colliding with Florida Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun on Nov. 12.
The veteran of six NHL seasons is less than two years removed from a serious neck injury. Cole fractured a vertebra on March 2006, when he was hit from behind by Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik.