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Carolina Hurricanes Sign Alex Semin to 1-Year Deal

The Carolina Hurricanes further bolstered their offense Thursday afternoon, signing former 40-goal scorer Alex Semin to a 1-year deal. The contract will pay him $7 million for the 2012-13 season. […]

by · July 26, 2012 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Does Free Agency Build Championship Teams?

Does Free Agency Build Championship Teams?

The reviews are in – this year’s free agency period gets…a yawn.  The free agent crop was thin going into this offseason, and player movement has slowed to a crawl […]

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Semin, Hurricanes Could Be a Good Match

The Carolina Hurricanes are in need of a quality goal-scorer to round out their top-six. Alex Semin is looking for a chance at redemption. Potential risks notwithstanding, bringing these two […]

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Why Brandon Sutter Makes Sense for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Brandon Sutter learned last week that he was coming to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a trade that sent Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes. In the days leading up to […]

After a career-high 53 points with the Flyers in 2010-11, Ville Leino only registered 25 last season with Buffalo. He has yet to play this season due to a hip injury. (Micheline/SynergyMax)

Top 5 Worst Free Agent Signings of 2011

The NHL free-agency is just days away, and at this moment every NHL team is likely going over how they will approach this, ever important, time of the off-season. Will […]

Hurricanes News: Jordan Staal Named Eric’s Linemate; Contract Negotiations Get Underway

Hurricanes News: Jordan Staal Named Eric’s Linemate; Contract Negotiations Get Underway

Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford has been saying for months that he has one major goal to accomplish this summer: find an elite player to skate alongside Eric Staal. As […]

by · June 28, 2012 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Hurricanes land Jordan Staal in Draft Day deal

Hurricanes land Jordan Staal in Draft Day deal

The Carolina Hurricanes held the No. 8 overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft Friday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins offered C Jordan Staal a 10-year contract, and he turned […]

by · June 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Staal trade benefits both Hurricanes, Penguins

Jordan Staal woke up on Friday as both a bachelor and a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. By night’s end, he would be neither. Staal took the ultimate plunge that […]

by · June 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Pittsburgh Penguins
Radek Faksa is one of many players who could find themselves in a Leafs jersey on the draft stage this Friday (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Hurricanes may draft Kitchener Ranger prospect for third straight year

The Carolina Hurricanes have spent their last two first round picks on Kitchener Rangers prospects, taking Jeff Skinner (7th overall, 2010) and Ryan Murphy (12th overall, 2011) in consecutive drafts. […]

by · June 21, 2012 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Draft prospects for the Carolina Hurricanes

Draft prospects for the Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes have the eighth overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft Friday night. After finishing 12th overall in the Eastern Conference, and missing a playoff spot by […]

by · June 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Prospects
THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

With the draft fast approaching writers here at THW are getting into draft mode. Our writers are acting as GMs of the teams they cover throughout the season. 1. Edmonton […]

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Carolina Hurricanes need to shake up defense to return to playoffs

After one of the more up and down years in franchise history, the Carolina Hurricanes enter the offseason as a bit of an enigma. Their 2011-12 record of 33-33-16 is, […]

by · June 13, 2012 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes