RALEIGH, N.C. — As Martin Brodeur approached the media following Thursday’s 4-1 win over the Hurricanes, the future Hall of Famer couldn’t help but smile. “Anything else you want?” he asked […]
Andrew Hirsh is a graduate of Elon University and is entering his fourth year as a credentialed NHL writer. He founded SunbeltHockey.com in 2012 and serves as the site's managing editor. Andrew can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you take a look at the NHL goal scoring leaders right now, you’ll see a lot of familiar faces at the top: Steven Stamkos, John Tavares, James Neal, Eric Staal, among others. And then there’s Jiri Tlusty.
The Carolina Hurricanes sit atop the Southeast Division, and while their star players have been on fire, depth has been key to their recent success, as well.
While Martin Brodeur continues to play at an elite level at the age of 40, Johan Hedberg has also stood the test of time.
Eric and Jordan Staal may not be playing on the same line like many fans had hoped to see this season, but Carolina’s brotherly duo has still be able to […]
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While Cam Ward is Carolina’s clear-cut starter in net, the backup goalie position remains up for grabs with three candidates to fill that role.
Mere hours after news broke that the NHL lockout was ending, the Charlotte Checkers defeated to the Norfolk Admirals 3-1 on Hurricanes ice.
University of Michigan Associate Coach Billy Powers talks to us about Carolina Hurricanes prospect Phil Di Giuseppe.
In 1988, a 16-year-old boy by the name of Jaromir Jagr skated in his first professional hockey game as a member of HC Kladno, a team in the Czech Extraliga. More than two decades later, the talented winger has made a return to his hometown club—not just as a player, but as an owner, too.
United States President Barack Obama voiced his opinion on the National Hockey League lockout on a Minneapolis television station this week, stating that he shouldn’t have to intervene to get a new collective bargaining agreement signed.
In the hockey world, there are few accomplished 19-year-olds with a lot to prove at the junior level. This is what makes Ryan Murphy such a rarity. After watching the World Junior Championships from home the last two seasons, Murphy’s talent—at least relative to his fellow teenage countrymen—has been called into question on many occasions, despite the fact that he was a recent first round draft pick in the NHL. But finally, after three long years of waiting, Murphy has been given the chance to show just how good he is on the international stage.