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Ron Hainsey
Hurricanes' Michal Jordan ready to make NHL impact

RALEIGH, N.C. Michal Jordan doesn't mind being teased about his name, especially in North Carolina, but his hockey career is no joking matter. When the Carolina Hurricanes assigned Jordan to the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL out of preseason training camp, the defenseman was disappointed. When the Canes recalled Jordan from the Checkers on Nov. 10, didn't play him and quickly sent him back, that was another disappointment. But Jordan is getting a chance to play for the Canes now and making the most of it. When Carolina traded defenseman Jay Harrison on Thursday to the Winnipeg Jets, it was further confirmation the team believes Jordan deserves to stay in the NHL. "We said...