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Carolina Hurricanes: Is Scott Darling Really a Starting Goalie?

He says he is ready to be a starter, but is newly acquired Carolina Hurricanes goalie Scott Darling ready to be the go to guy? Yesterday, the Carolina Hurricanes traded one of their 3rd round picks in this year’s draft to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for their backup goaltender Scott Darling. A pending unrestricted […] Carolina Hurricanes: Is Scott Darling Really a Starting...
Via Cardiac Cane
1 hour ago

Carolina Hurricanes Prospects: The Lot of the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery

The 2017 NHL Draft Lottery is tonight, but what is all the fuss about? The Carolina Hurricanes have a 3.2% chance of winning the draft lottery. Chances are slim, but anything can happen. More than likely a team like Colorado, Arizona, or Vegas will vie for the top pick. But who is up for grabs? […] Carolina Hurricanes Prospects: The Lot of the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery - Cardiac Cane...
Via Cardiac Cane
2 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes Make Deal in the Middle of the Playoffs

Via FOX Sports
19 hours ago

USA Hockey Conquers the World U18 Championships with Big Win Against Finland

USA Hockey defeated Team Finland in the World Under 18 Championships with Hurricanes GM Ron Francis in attendance. Sunday’s finals in the IIHF U18 Championship was a dream game for all the NHL scouts and General Managers. Hurricanes fans I bet are more interested in who Ron Francis and his staff are taking notes on.  Like […] USA Hockey Conquers the World U18 Championships...
Via Cardiac Cane
23 hours ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 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
6 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

David Marcoux out as Carolina Hurricanes' goalie coach

Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Another early NHL offseason begins for Carolina Hurricanes

Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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
21 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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