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Who will be the starting goalie for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2017?

For 12 years, Cam Ward has secured the goalie position for the Carolina Hurricanes. The veteran shot-stopper won the Stanly Cup and the Conn Smythe Trophy his rookie season and has gone on to be nominated for the Vezina Trophy twice. While he has been paramount to the Hurricanes’ success, his reliability has decreased with age. After a career-high save percentage of .923 in the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Free Agency: Offer Sheets are a Real Possibility

With cap space and picks to spare, the Carolina Hurricanes are in great position to snatch up a great restricted free agent this off season. The Carolina Hurricanes have two huge advantages this off season compared to the rest of the league. They have the most cap room in the league and hold the most […] Carolina Hurricanes Free Agency: Offer Sheets are a Real Possibility - Cardiac...
Via Cardiac Cane
2 days ago

Hurricanes Add Organizational Depth

Much of the heavy lifting Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Ron Francis plans do this offseason likely will come later this summer. In the meantime, there were light organizational moves to release Friday and an international scouting trip to make Sunday. Francis and members of the front office reportedly attended Sunday’s 2017 IIHF Under-18 Men’s World Championship in Poprad...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Carolina Defenseman Justin Faulk Needs To Find a Balance Next Season

Justin Faulk has a ton going for him, but he is still searching for a middle ground to get him from a great player to an elite player. There is something weird about critiquing Justin Faulk‘s season. He was an All-Star for the third straight season. He was Carolina’s highest scoring defenseman once again. Finally, he […] Carolina Defenseman Justin Faulk Needs To Find a Balance...
Via Cardiac Cane
3 days ago

Carolina Hurricanes Prospects: The Charlotte Checkers Take Series Lead in Chicago

The Charlotte Checkers won Game 3 in overtime to take a 2-1 series lead over the number one seeded Chicago Wolves. With the odds stacked against them, the Charlotte Checkers have given themselves a chance to upset top seed in the American Hockey League Western Conference. In a seesaw game in Chicago on Sunday, the […] Carolina Hurricanes Prospects: The Charlotte Checkers Take Series...
Via Cardiac Cane
3 days ago

Hurricanes’ Net May Get New Guardian

The Carolina Hurricanes may be looking toward the future with an eye toward having a new guardian of the net, a new keeper of the crease. After a decade of relying on Cam Ward to be their goalie, a new face may be behind the mask. After two seasons of backup goalie Eddie Lack, they may decide to move on. The Candid Comment Hurricanes GM Ron Francis held the team’s end-of-season...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Hurricanes’ Peters’ Point-Blank Plea

Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters made a point-blank plea to team general manager Ron Francis at their end-of-season joint press conference on April 12. Frankly, it was of such a direct nature that I was surprised. The Plea Peters said, “I think we have specific needs, very specific needs.” It was an unusual posture for Peters to take in that setting with the media...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Who is going to be captain for the Carolina Hurricanes?

For the duration of the 2016-2017 season, the Carolina Hurricanes lacked many qualities. While they put together a hell of a playoff push, that cannot distract from the fact that there were many factors missing from their game. Arguably the most crucial component missing from this season was a captain. The Hurricanes are a young team still trying to develop an identity and chemistry...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Noah Hanifin Added to 2017 U.S. Men's National Team

He will compete in the 2017 IIHF Men’s World Championship Noah Hanifin has been added to Team USA’s roster for the 2017 IIHF Men’s World Championship. This year’s World Championship will be held from May 5 to May 21 in Cologne, Germany, and Paris, France. This is Hanifin’s second appearance on Team USA’s World Championship senior squad. He also represented the US in...
Via BC Interruption
13 days ago

David Marcoux out as Carolina Hurricanes' goalie coach

Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Another early NHL offseason begins for Carolina Hurricanes

Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: #BickellBrave

(4.8.17) - Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell was surprised by his teammates, coaches and staff as they all participated in Walk MS at PNC Arena.
Via YouTube
19 days ago

Carolina Hurricanes fans have a reason to be exited

It’s April, and the Carolina Hurricanes have left a familiar taste in fans’ mouths once again. They have now failed to make the playoffs for the eighth straight year after going on a franchise record 14 game point streak. However, that familiar taste may be more sweet than bitter this time. The Hurricanes were the best team in hockey this past March, going 10-2-5. Carolina saw...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack stretchered off ice after collision on OT winner

An incredibly scary moment occurred in Carolina tonight as inadvertent contact left Hurricanes goaltender Eddie Lack seriously injured. In overtime against the Detroit Red Wings, Lack was hit by Andreas Athanasiou while scoring the 3-2 OT-winner. The contact wasn’t intentional, but the hit left Lack sprawling in pain on the ice. Medical staff quickly made their way on the ice...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner dekes Thomas Greiss out on ridiculous penalty shot goal

Thomas Greiss never stood a chance in a one-on-one battle with Jeff Skinner. On Monday, with the Carolina Hurricanes leading the New York Islanders 6-2, Skinner was hooked on a breakaway in the third period. Now, what do you think the Canes sniper did with the chance? Well, he deked Greiss out of his equipment with an absolutely filthy goal: It doesn’t get much better than that...
Via The Comeback
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Fan offers NHL ref glasses to make sure video review done properly

Referees are often tasked with making tough decisions and are easily scrutinized immediately by fans when things don’t go their team’s way. In Tampa Bay, one Lightning fan offered some help – we think.In this case, a coach's challenge was called after the Carolina Hurricanes disputed whether or not Tyler Johnson was offside before he scored. Forced to review the play, a referee...
Via The Comeback
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Bickell skates in 1st minor-league game since MS diagnosis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Bryan Bickell had an assist in his first hockey game since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Playing for the Carolina Hurricanes' AHL affiliate in Charlotte, Bickell logged about 10 minutes of ice time while playing on the fourth line in the Checkers' 6-1 victory over Cleveland on Saturday night. Bickell had the primary assist on Kris Newbury's goal...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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