Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Hurricanes have activated defenseman John-Michael Liles and forward Andrej Nestrasil off injured reserve.

Liles hadn't played since late December because of an illness. He has one goal and six assists in 25 games this season.

Nestrasil had been sidelined since early December because of an upper body injury. He has one goal with four assists in 21 games.

The Hurricanes assigned defenseman Michal Jordan and forward Zach Boychuk to their American Hockey League affiliate in Charlotte to open roster spots.