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Andrej Sekera.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Dissecting the McBain-Sekera Trade

The Carolina Hurricanes have failed to make the playoffs over the past few seasons primarily because of one reason – a porous defense that ranks among the league’s bottom. Last […]

by · September 4, 2013 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
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Joni Pitkanen Injury Opens Door for Ryan Murphy

The seemingly inevitable has apparently become official: Carolina Hurricanes’ defenseman Joni Pitkanen will not be ready for the start of the season. He will undergo a CT scan on Thursday […]

by · September 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Injury Report
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Hurricanes Head to Traverse City, Talent in Tow

The NHL offseason is finally nearing its end, and winter is coming. Next week, the Carolina Hurricanes will make their fourth appearance at the annual Traverse City Rookie Tournament, giving […]

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What Does Anton Khudobin Bring To the Carolina Crease?

One of Carolina’s best moves this off-season, in my opinion, was the signing of 27-old goaltender Anton Khudobin, who had just finished a solid truncated season with the Boston Bruins […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Jiri Tlusty has helped lead a Carolina resurgence that few have expected. (Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Can Jiri Tlusty Match His Breakout Season?

  Last year, Jiri Tlusty had the best statistical season of his still-young hockey career, leading the team in both goals (23) and plus/minus (+15). He broke both his previous […]

by · August 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Zach Boychuk Signing a Win for Charlotte Checkers

After a surprisingly lengthy standoff between Zach Boychuk and the Carolina Hurricanes, the former first round pick has finally been brought back into the fold. The team announced Tuesday that […]

by · August 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Checkers
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Carolina Hurricanes: Zac Dalpe at Career Crossroads

. Some early skating at RCiI: Gleason. Westgarth, Blanchard and Cam Ward. — Chip Alexander (@ice_chip) August 13, 2013 With more than a month to go before the opening of […]

by · August 14, 2013 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Pittsburgh Penguin Tanner Glass (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

Sizing Up the Penguins’ New Divisional Foes

Though it establishes what has to be considered the most abysmal moniker in all of professional sports, the NHL’s new Metropolitan Division (hard to say it with a straight face, isn’t […]

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Carolina Hurricanes’ Olympic Roster Rundown

Throughout their history in Raleigh, the Carolina Hurricanes have had their share of ups and downs.  They’ve won one Stanley Cup Final, reached another, and made the Eastern Conference Finals […]

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Hurricanes’ Cap Situation Provides Opportunity For Young Players

The Hurricanes did not have a lot of cap space to work with entering this free agency period and it was sort of a blessing in disguise. Having $13 mil. […]

by · July 9, 2013 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
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Carolina Hurricanes’ Offseason: Subtle, Smart

Compared to the last few years, the Carolina Hurricanes’ general manager Jim Rutherford has accomplished virtually nothing this offseason. There was no trade involving his first round pick, nor was […]

by · July 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
The draft is just a month away. What will you do that weekend along with the hockey? (2013 NHL Draft / File Photo)

What Can the Hurricanes Learn From Their New Division Rivals?

By this point, anyone who follows the Hurricanes or has been paying attention to them knows that their top priority this summer is to acquire a top-four defenseman. GM Jim […]

by · June 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes