Nicole Blum

Nicole is an avid hockey fan and covers the Carolina Hurricanes on The Hockey Writers.

Recent Articles by Nicole

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Hurricanes Fans: Relax, It’s Only the First Game

Take a deep breath and relax. Yes, the Carolina Hurricanes lost, and, yes, it wasn’t pretty or promising. But, this isn’t the end. Cam Ward didn’t look too great in […]

by · January 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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3 Reasons Why the Hurricanes Will Excel This Season

It has been a rocky journey for the Hurricanes since their Stanley Cup win in 2006. But, here are three reasons why this season could be different. Offensive Acquisitions The […]

by · January 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Kevin Westgarth – What to Expect in Carolina

A player that helped save the season is now looking to help the Hurricanes become a power in the Eastern Conference this season. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Kings traded […]

by · January 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Some would say the Carolina Hurricanes overpaid to re-sign Tuomo Ruutu (Ranger Rick/Flickr)

Tuomo Ruutu’s Surgery Bad News for Carolina

With the Carolina Hurricanes making key acquisitions over the summer—most notably Alexander Semin and Jordan Staal—many believed the Canes were going to be a competitive squad this upcoming season. But, […]

by · January 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Injury Report
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The Real Losers of the NHL Lockout

  I can’t say my life is the worst without hockey because my income doesn’t depend on it. Sure, having a winter without the sport that thrives on the chill […]

by · January 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News