Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


Reports say that Sidney Crosby was upset with Dan Bylsma's coaching on and off the ice. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

The Hurricanes/Penguins Merry-Go-Round Keeps Spinning

The Hurricanes/Penguins merry go-round keeps spinning. Ole’ JR is heading north to the land of the Penguins.  Not the North Pole, but to beautiful Pittsburgh, home of the Steelers, the […]

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Count on Cullen?

Peter Laviolette and Matt Cullen had fond memories together in the Carolina Hurricanes organization years ago. After all, who wouldn’t after winning a Stanley Cup? Laviolette head coached the Hurricanes’ 2006 […]

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Should the Canes Bring Back Cam Ward?

Cam Ward is the most successful goalie to play for the Carolina Hurricanes. He helped the team to the Stanley Cup in 2006, but since then the team has noticeably struggled. The team […]

by · June 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Mike Vellucci

Meet Mike Vellucci

While the hunt for a new head coach continues in Raleigh, perhaps now is a good time to take a quick look at a recent front office hire who will […]


Ronnie’s Short List Isn’t Long Enough

As summer approaches along with the NHL Draft, all eyes (in Carolina) are turned towards west Raleigh, waiting for the white smoke to come billowing up from the administrative offices […]

Ron Francis: “Eric Staal’s Future Depends on Our Budget” Huh?

Ron Francis: “Eric Staal’s Future Depends on Our Budget” Huh?

The newly minted general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, Ron Francis, recently wielded his managerial axe. In one fell swoop he lopped off head coach Kirk Muller and two of […]

by · May 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Cam Ward and Eric Staal (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Goalie Situation in Carolina

The Hurricanes Current Goalies Goal-tending is important. Teams flourish playing with a hot goalie, and fall apart against an opposing goalie standing on his head. After another disappointing season the […]

by · May 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Goaltending
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Manny Malhotra Should Win the Masterton Trophy

The Bill Masterton Memorial trophy is awarded annually to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication in the National Hockey League. Jaromir Jagr of the […]

by · May 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

Contract Comparables: E. Staal & Tlusty

At this point, the Carolina Hurricanes are a far cry from making the Stanley Cup Playoffs–something they haven’t accomplished since the 2008-09 season. This season was supposed to be different, […]

by · March 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Elias Lindholm – Behind the Curve for 2013 Draft Picks?

The 2013 NHL draft class saw eight players make their NHL debuts with six of them playing at least 40 games for their teams. The Carolina Hurricanes took center Elias […]

by · March 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes

Storm Brewing: Goaltender Controversy in Carolina Crease

The Carolina Hurricanes’ season is winding down and unfortunately it looks like the ‘Canes will come up short of the playoffs for the fifth season in a row. Unfortunately for […]

by · March 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Is Justin Faulk Overrated?

Is Justin Faulk Overrated?

This year, Justin Faulk received his first Team USA Olympic nomination. The Minnesota native is having a great year on the surface, recording three goals and 20 assists in 61 […]

by · March 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes