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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
Rod Brind'Amour had his No. 17 retired.

Hurricanes shuffle hockey operations personnel

The Carolina Hurricanes made a multitude of changes to their hockey operations department on Tuesday afternoon as the team prepares for the 2012-13 season. Here’s a quick run down of […]

by · June 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Carolina Hurricanes may deal first round pick

The Carolina Hurricanes currently own the eighth overall pick in the 2012 Entry Draft, but it’s being speculated that they may be willing to part with that selection in return […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Jordan Staal trade makes sense for Hurricanes

Jordan Staal trade makes sense for Hurricanes

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have yet to conclude, but offseason speculation has already begun in several NHL markets. Even though trade talks have yet to pick up considerable steam, rumors […]

Jiri Tlusty.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Jiri Tlusty Signs 2-Year Deal With Carolina

The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed forward Jiri Tlusty to a two-year, $3.2 million contract on Monday, according to Team President and General Manager Jim Rutherford. The deal will pay Tlusty […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Trades Contracts and Transactions