HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carolina Hurricanes Sign Raffi Torres to a PTO

Carolina Hurricanes give enforcer Raffi Torres a PTO. This signing is controversial depending on your opinions of Torres.   Everyone has heard of Raffi Torres. It’s not a secret that he’s an enforcer and often suspended.   The 6-foot, 215-pound wing turns 35 in early October and brings an experienced resume to Raleigh. The enforcer […] Carolina Hurricanes Sign Raffi Torres...
Via Cardiac Cane
3 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes: In Ron We Trust

Carolina Hurricanes signed GM Ron Francis to a contract extension through 2018-2019. It’s not secret that the Carolina Hurricanes are rebuilding. Ron Francis has a big part in the rebuild of the organization.   Francis, 53, is in his 11th season in management with the Hurricanes and his third as general manager. Under his leadership, […] Carolina Hurricanes: In Ron We Trust...
Via Cardiac Cane
3 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis Signs Extension

Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis Signed to Extension That Keeps Him With Club Through 2018-19 Season Announced Tuesday morning by owner Peter Karmanos Jr., Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis has signed an extension that will keep him in Raleigh through the 2018-19 NHL season.Francis, 53, was promoted from Director of Hockey Operations to Executive Vice President/General Manager...
Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis signs extension

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have signed general manager Ron Francis to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Financial terms were not disclosed. Owner Peter Karmanos Jr. said in a statement Tuesday that Francis has ''rebuilt our organization the right way, stocking our team with young players who will help this franchise compete for the Stanley Cup year...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Player Profile: Joakim Nordstrom

Joakim Nordstrom is one of the Carolina Hurricanes two way forwards. He is entering his second season as a Carolina Hurricane. Nordstrom, was a 2010 draftee of the Chicago Blackhawks, and  was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes last season. He was in the multi player deal that brought over Kris Versteeg. Now in his third […] Carolina Hurricanes Player Profile: Joakim Nordstrom...
Via Cardiac Cane
9 hours ago

Prospects Tournament Fuels Canes Hopes

The Carolina Hurricanes announced their roster for the 2016 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan. The annual Prospects Tournament gives general managers and coaches a chance to see their prospects against those of the other teams that participate. The tournament can fuel hopes that a team will find a player that will go from prospect to NHL full-time. The ‘Canes...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

2016-17 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Just like the Devils who I wrote about yesterday, the Carolina Hurricanes overachieved quite a bit reaching 86 points. Young defensemen really stepped up giving the Canes one of the best young bluelines in the league. They'll need better goaltending this season and the young forwards to now take that step to make the push into the playoffs. While I don't think they get there because...
Via Razzball Hockey
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack snipes a goal in full goalie gear

Summer is a time for fun and Eddie Lack is making the most of his time off before the 2016-17 season. Lack, a current goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes, skated in a Pro-Am game in Salmon Arm, British Columbia and had a bit of fun by breaking the rules and joining the play in the offensive zone in full goalie gear. Using a regular stick, Lack unleashed a pretty nifty wrister...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina signs coach Bill Peters to 3-year extension

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have signed coach Bill Peters to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. General manager Ron Francis announced the deal Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed. Peters has a record of 65-72-27 in two seasons while leading the Hurricanes' rebuilding project. They finished this season sixth in the Metropolitan Division with a 35-31...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricanes reach 2-way deals with 4 restricted free agents

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with four of their restricted free agents to one-year, two-way contracts. General manager Ron Francis on Thursday announced the deals with forwards Brendan Woods and Brody Sutter and defensemen Dennis Robertson and Keegan Lowe. The deals leave defenseman Ryan Murphy as the Hurricanes' only unsigned restricted free...
Via Associated Press
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Morrison gives great interview after last outing for Coastal Carolina

Mike Morrison put together one heck of an outing for Coastal Carolina in his final appearance ever for the Chants, and he was very sentimental about the experience. Morrison, a closer, was asked to make the start for Coastal Carolina in Game 2 of their WCWS final game against Arizona on Tuesday. He more than delivered. Morrison pitched 6.2 innings on a career-high 103 pitches and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bettman says Hurricanes are not going anywhere

The Carolina Hurricanes have been the subject of plenty of relocation rumors over the past several months. Some rumors suggested the team would be moved to Las Vegas while other reports suggested they’d be moved but to a different unspecified location. Shortly after it was formally announced that Las Vegas would be taking on an expansion team, Gary Bettman commented on Carolina’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Carolina Hurricanes could relocate to Vegas

Here’s some disheartening news for Carolina Hurricanes fans. Journalist Jimmy Murphy reports he’s talked to two NHL executives that believe the Hurricanes could be relocated to Las Vegas. Should that happen, he reports a possible expansion draft would be put on hold. Spoke to two NHL executives today that believe the Carolina Hurricanes could be relocated to Las Vegas &...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-NHL enforcer Stephen Peat struggling with CTE symptoms

Former Washington Capitals enforcer Stephen Peat has been struggling with CTE-like symptoms since retiring nearly a decade ago. Peat’s career wasn’t an illustrious one. He appeared in 130 career games in four separate stints with Washington, registering 10 career points. Despite the short career, he’s been paying the price for taking multiple blows to the head. In an incredible...
Via The Comeback
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes owner sued by three sons over team finance dispute

The owner of the Carolina Hurricanes is getting sued by his own sons. Peter Karmanos, who has owned the Hurricanes since they moved from Hartford, is being sued by his three sons for over $100 million, Rod Meloni of WDIV-TV Detroit reports. According to the report, Karmanos borrowed millions of dollars from trusts that were promised to his three sons, who filed a lawsuit against...
Via The Comeback
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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