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Will John-Michael Liles' health allow him to hold down a top-four spot on defence all season long? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

With Pitkanen Out, Could Canes Want John-Michael Liles?

News broke out last night that top defender Joni Pitkanen’s injury will keep him out for the entire upcoming season. The initial prognosis had Pitkanen returning some time in December, […]

by · September 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Rumors, Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak celebrating goals together has become common in Toronto (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

With Pitkanen Out, ‘Canes Should be ‘All-In’ on Cody Franson

After the unfortunate–albeit unsurprising–news surfaced that Joni Pitkanen will miss the entire 2013-14 season, the Carolina Hurricanes were left with a gaping hole on their defense. The original expectation was […]

by · September 11, 2013 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
AGM Jason Karmanos, Son Of Owner, Fired By Hurricanes

AGM Jason Karmanos, Son Of Owner, Fired By Hurricanes

Assistant general manager Jason Karmanos was getting ready to enter his 15th year of operations with the Hurricanes before he was shockingly let go 4 days before training camp. Karmanos […]

by · September 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, News/Commentary
Morrow was the Stars' captain at the time he was traded (HermanVonPetri/Flickr)

Brendan Morrow To the Canes?

I recently read a report on SBNation that former Stars captain Brendan Morrow was engaged in talks with Canes GM Jim Rutherford. It’s an interesting piece of news for many reasons, […]

by · September 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Free Agents
Andrej Sekera.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Dissecting the McBain-Sekera Trade

The Carolina Hurricanes have failed to make the playoffs over the past few seasons primarily because of one reason – a porous defense that ranks among the league’s bottom. Last […]

by · September 4, 2013 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Joni Pitkanen (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Joni Pitkanen Injury Opens Door for Ryan Murphy

The seemingly inevitable has apparently become official: Carolina Hurricanes’ defenseman Joni Pitkanen will not be ready for the start of the season. He will undergo a CT scan on Thursday […]

by · September 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Injury Report
Ryan Murphy (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Hurricanes Head to Traverse City, Talent in Tow

The NHL offseason is finally nearing its end, and winter is coming. Next week, the Carolina Hurricanes will make their fourth appearance at the annual Traverse City Rookie Tournament, giving […]

Anton Khudobin (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

What Does Anton Khudobin Bring To the Carolina Crease?

One of Carolina’s best moves this off-season, in my opinion, was the signing of 27-old goaltender Anton Khudobin, who had just finished a solid truncated season with the Boston Bruins […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Jiri Tlusty has helped lead a Carolina resurgence that few have expected. (Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Can Jiri Tlusty Match His Breakout Season?

  Last year, Jiri Tlusty had the best statistical season of his still-young hockey career, leading the team in both goals (23) and plus/minus (+15). He broke both his previous […]

by · August 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
(Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Zach Boychuk Signing a Win for Charlotte Checkers

After a surprisingly lengthy standoff between Zach Boychuk and the Carolina Hurricanes, the former first round pick has finally been brought back into the fold. The team announced Tuesday that […]

by · August 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Checkers
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Carolina Hurricanes: Zac Dalpe at Career Crossroads

. Some early skating at RCiI: Gleason. Westgarth, Blanchard and Cam Ward. — Chip Alexander (@ice_chip) August 13, 2013 With more than a month to go before the opening of […]

by · August 14, 2013 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Pittsburgh Penguin Tanner Glass (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

Sizing Up the Penguins’ New Divisional Foes

Though it establishes what has to be considered the most abysmal moniker in all of professional sports, the NHL’s new Metropolitan Division (hard to say it with a straight face, isn’t […]