Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


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Quick Hits Before Canes Season Opener

The Carolina Hurricanes had two days to watch the rest of the league start their season. The Canes open up tonight at home against the New York Islanders, a team that is […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Hurricanes Driving Last Year’s Model?

Are the Carolina Hurricanes driving last year’s model?  A few months ago the answer would have been, “not likely.”  After a 2-5 preseason, the answer may very well be, “not […]

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Sabres Speared By the Hurricanes 5-1

Fans at Raleigh’s PNC Arena watched with excitement as the Sabres were speared by the Hurricanes, 5-1. It was a night of firsts for the team: the first preseason game […]

Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

Will Hurricanes Roster Moves Help?

Five games into the 2014 preseason – racking up a nice 1-4 record so far – has fans asking, “Will Hurricanes roster moves help?”  Executive Vice-President and General Manager Ron […]

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Why Now Is a Great Time to Buy the Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos is looking to sell his NHL franchise. His reasoning seems to be sound, as he’s 71 and would prefer to leave on his own terms […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Hurricanes Need A Youth Movement

Jordan Staal will be out for 3-4 months, and it is questionable on how well he will play when he returns. All off-season long the discussion has been that the […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes Family Reunion?

Carolina Hurricanes Family Reunion?

Is it time for a Carolina Hurricanes family reunion?  The team is starting to look strikingly familiar to teams we have seen in the past.  Most recently, the ‘Canes announced […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News/Commentary
Chicago Blackhawk Corey Crawford, Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Carolina Hurricanes Captain Eric Staal Must Step Up

Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal must step up.  Way to state the obvious, right?  The 2014-15 NHL regular season hasn’t even begun and all eyes in Raleigh are on the […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News/Commentary
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Carolina Hurricanes Coach Peters Can Breathe

Carolina Hurricanes Coach Peters can breathe.  Last night in their game against the New York Islanders, his team got 3 things done they desperately needed:  They started strong, were effective […]

Carolina Hurricane Jordan Staal -  Mandatory Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Jordan Staal Breaks Leg; Canes Younger Players Must Step Up

The start of the Carolina Hurricanes 2014-2015 preseason has already seen its first causality. Jordan Staal broke his leg in his first action of the preseason. He collided with Josh […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Peter Karmanos

Peter Karmanos Posts For Sale Sign for the Hurricanes

In an interview with TSN Canada, Peter Karmanos posted a for-sale sign for the Hurricanes.  He expressed an interest in acquiring a partner who would buy an interest in the […]

Rod Brind'Amour had his No. 17 retired.

Primeau for Brind’Amour: Revisiting the Trade

I’m very excited to join The Hockey Writers as a contributor covering the Carolina Hurricanes. My first piece will revisit a trade from 2000 that saw two prominents centers trading […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Hockey History