October 3rd, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Goaltending, News 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed goaltender Eddie Lack to a two-year contract extension worth $5.5 million, the team announced on Saturday. The team also disclosed that the deal has Lack making $2.5 million in the deal's first year and $3 million in the second, with Lack a pending unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2018. Lack...

October 3rd, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Prospects, News 0 comments

The fifth overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft is going to get his opportunity to play real NHL games as the Carolina Hurricanes have decided to keep Noah Hanifin on the main roster for the start of the regular season. Hanifin tallied just one assist during preseason play, but clearly did enough to earn a spot on the final roster. During the...

October 1st, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, News, Top Stories 0 comments

When the word went around that Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes had asked for $9 million a year in his contract negotiations, the hockey media took it and ran. I even wrote about it from the perspective of what others were saying about the figure. Well the truth is that the story is not true. I spoke with Staal's agent Rick Curran a few...

September 25th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

A couple of weeks ago, the Carolina Hurricanes completed a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. Executive Vice President and General Manager Ron Francis announced that the team acquired forwards Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom as well as a third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft in exchange for defensemen Dennis Robertson and Jake Massie, and a...

September 21st, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, News, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Make all the Auston Matthews jokes you'd like, the Hurricanes have solid defense and the addition of goaltender Eddie Lack may help get a few more points piled up for the squad in what could be another trying year for fans. Lack was traded to the 'Canes from Vancouver back in June and made his preseason debut on Monday night (replete with...

September 14th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Prospects 0 comments

Being drafted into professional sports is hard. Eight million students play high school sports, and only 460,000 of them will play in the NCAA. Only 6.8% of NCAA hockey players will be drafted in tho the NHL. Those players may not see time in the NHL until years down the road. Age and eligibility rules are different in hockey and teams seem to...

September 11th, 2015 In Blackhawks Transactions, Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Hurricanes Transactions, News, Top Stories 0 comments

With training camp just days away, the Chicago Blackhawks and Carolina Hurricanes have made the first big player swap of the fall. The big piece in the deal is forward Kris Versteeg, who will be heading to Carolina with fellow 'Hawk Joakim Nordstrom and a 2017 3rd round draft pick. Going the other way are defensemen Dennis Robertson and Jake...

September 8th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Prospects, News 0 comments

With the annual Traverse City Prospects commencement just days away, the Carolina Hurricanes' 2015 5th overall draft pick Noah Hanifin is injured and will not be participating in the tournament, the team announced on Tuesday. Hanifin, who is considered to have a legitimate shot at making the 'Canes roster out of camp, was injured while...

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