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2014 NHL Entry Draft Floor [photo: Amy Irvin]

The NHL’s Bottom-Feeder, Lottery Team Drinking Game

Seeing your team at the bottom of the standings is a tough situation to be in. If they’re lucky, most fans will never experience the absolute apathy one can feel […]

Philadelphia Flyers - Zac Rinaldo and Jakub Voracek - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Hurricanes Loss to the Flyers a Perfect Storm of Predictability

The Carolina Hurricanes suffered an embarrassing 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday afternoon. Or it would have been an embarrassing loss, if the Hurricanes were invested in the game […]

(James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Hurricanes Mistakes Costly; Lose 2-1 to Bolts

Hurricanes are usually a force of nature that have great potential to do much damage. Especially in Florida. Hurricanes are not known for self-inflicted damage. Except if it happens to […]

Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Will the Return of Jordan Staal Change the ‘Canes Fortunes?

Jordan Staal was on the ice for a morning practice in preparation for the Canes game against Tampa Bay. Seeing number 11 on the ice reminded Carolina that they will have their assistant captain […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Road to Raleigh Hockey Runs through Pittsburgh

Raleigh has a professional hockey team. That is a good thing. Even though the fan support has been dismal this season, not having the Carolina Hurricanes in town would create […]

Carolina Hurricane Alexander Semin - Mandatory Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Firesale Simply a Pipe Dream for Carolina Hurricanes

In today’s News and Observer, local writer Luke DeCock wrote about the need for the Carolina Hurricanes organization to essentially trade off anyone and anything that isn’t nailed down in […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Robin Lehner was traded to Buffalo on Friday (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Jaromír Jágr Exudes Greatness Again as Canes Fall to Devils

Jaromír Jágr is a great hockey player. He is an elite hockey player. He’s been honing his hockey skills for a long time. At 42 years of age, he is […]

Canes Surging Hard to the Bottom

Canes Surging Hard to the Bottom

‘Canes versus Red Wings. Not a bad way to spend a chilly evening in Raleigh, NC. The ‘Canes were well rested, having last played Thursday night, losing 2-1 to the […]

Pavel Datsyuk is the perennial 2-way forward… and he’s Russian (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Hurricanes’ Home Performance Not Helping Attendance Woes

Today, the Carolina Hurricanes faced off against the Detroit Red Wings at the PNC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. If one were to judge by the crowd, however, it would […]

Last season, Anton Khudobin showed that he is not only a valuable back-up, but a goalie that could step in a be a starter for the Hurricanes if anything were to happent o Cam Ward. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Anton Khudobin: The Hard-Luck Loser Once Again

When the Carolina Hurricanes signed Anton Khudobin in the 2013 off-season, the expectations were that the young Kazak goaltender would be the first solid backup for Cam Ward that the […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Alexander Semin - Photo Credit:   Andy Martin Jr

We Keep Losing the Puck! Hurricanes Come Up Empty

“We Keep Losing the Puck!” Instead of going to the Carolina Hurricanes vs the Washington Capitals game Thursday night, I stayed at home. Watching from the comfort of my living […]

(James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

‘Canes Victor Rask Proving He Belongs

Victor Rask is one of those Swedish guys. A while back, I wrote that ‘Canes captain Eric Staal “glossed Elias Lindholm the Swedish Beast.” It was a well-deserved nickname, as […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes