HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward sucker punches player laying on the ice

It was a long night for Cam Ward. The Carolina Hurricanes goalie's frustration boiled over with his team trailing 6-1 in the third period, and he punched defenseless Pittsburgh Penguins player Patric Hornqvist right on the face while Hornqvist was laying on the ice.Here's video of the incident: Ward was given a two-minute minor for roughing. That seems a bit lenient, and it will...
Via The Comeback
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes, Jackets to face off for third time in 12 days

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Prior to last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Carolina Hurricanes had not played against each other during the 2016-17 campaign. The two Eastern Conference foes will face off for the third time in 12 days on Saturday when the teams take the ice for an atypical puck drop time of 5 p.m. at Nationwide Arena. The teams won't see each other again until March 30...
Via FOX Sports
11 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes’ Brock McGinn: Talent or Luck?

Carolina fans should temper their expectations of Brock McGinn. Over the last four games, Brock McGinn seemed to emerge as a legitimate scoring threat in the National Hockey League. During that span, he tallied four goals and seven points. The recent performance of the Hurricanes’ left winger earned him the NHL’s third star of the week. […] Carolina Hurricanes’ Brock McGinn...
Via Cardiac Cane
14 hours ago

2017 NHL Draft: A Carolina Hurricanes Look at What is Ahead

As the mid point of the season passes, the NHL has released their midterm prospect rankings for next summer’s draft. How might the Hurricanes fair? Some shrewd trades have helped position the Canes to make lots of picks in the draft the last couple of years. On top of the quantity, so far Ron Francis […] 2017 NHL Draft: A Carolina Hurricanes Look at What is Ahead - Cardiac Cane...
Via Cardiac Cane
21 hours ago

Game Day Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Carolina Hurricanes (21-16-7) vs Pittsburgh Penguins (28-11-5) The Carolina Hurricanes host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at PNC Arena.  This is the second meeting between the two Metropolitan Division rivals.  In late December the Hurricanes lost 3-2 to the Penguins in a game they felt they could have won and will look to return the favor to […] Game Day Preview: Carolina...
Via Cardiac Cane
1 day ago

Hurricanes Playoff Worthy?

After just half a season it seems the Carolina Hurricanes are back in the hunt. This past month has really been a resurgence for the Hurricanes. Now with five wins in their last eight games, their recent play has been more than enough to start turning some heads. What is refreshing about this recent span of games is the way they have been stringing together wins. Since the beginning of...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Hurricanes’ Brock McGinn to Win

Brock McGinn for the win! The Carolina Hurricanes winger is on fire and is helping his team win. Last Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, McGinn scored a goal as the ‘Canes came out on top 5-3. It was not known at the time that he was just getting started. Head coach Bill Peters, though, is not surprised that McGinn is working hard to stay in the NHL. After the Blue...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Lindholm Finds His Groove

Elias Lindholm has had a disappointing start to his NHL career. After being a top 5 pick in 2013, Lindholm has failed to reach 40 points in the first three seasons of his career. It's certainly not the end of the world given that he just turned 22 years old; not everybody is a McJesus or MacKinnon and dominates right out of the gate. Lindholm is currently in the midst of the best...
Via Razzball Hockey
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McGinn has goal, 3 assists and Canes beat Isles 7-4

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Brock McGinn had a goal and three assists, linemates Jordan Staal and Elias Lindholm each had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes pulled away late to beat the New York Islanders 7-4 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory. The Hurricanes overcame a 3-1 deficit with three straight goals in the second period and improved to 14-1-1 in...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Skinner keeps Canes rolling at home with win over Sabres

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist, Brock McGinn also scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Friday night. Carolina swept its three-game series against Buffalo and won its third straight game overall. The Hurricanes are 14-4-1 at home, including 13-1-1 in the last 15 games in Raleigh. Skinner scored two goals early in the...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Staal's goal lifts Hurricanes past Blue Jackets 5-3

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal on a deflection with 16:10 to play, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Tuesday night. Victor Rask had two assists and an empty-net goal, Jeff Skinner had a goal and two assists and Derek Ryan also had a goal and an assist. Brock McGinn added a goal for Carolina, which has earned points in 13...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Carolina Hurricanes played their EQUIPMENT MANAGER at goalie to finish last night’s game

The Carolina Hurricanes were in a jam on Saturday, so they turned to their equipment manager to step up take on a new role for the team, for a day. Jorge Alves was signed by the Hurricanes to take on the role of emergency goalie! The mad scramble to fill a roster spot for the emergency goalie was more a result of bad timing. Starting goalie Eddie Lack was not feeling well, so the...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes game postponed as fans are treated to a solitaire game instead

As you might have heard, last night’s Hurricanes game was delayed because the cooling system malfunctioned and made the ice unplayable. It was a crazy situation all around, as fans were wondering what was going on and broadcasters had to resort to putting their faces in birthday cakes to fill time. But the all timer is when the Canes’ video board decided to broadcast a live game...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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