Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


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

Elias Lindholm’s Growth Is Important to the Hurricanes’ Success

Elias Lindholm had enough upside and talent to make the Carolina Hurricanes opening day roster in 2013.  He was the fifth overall pick in the draft that year and scored a […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawk Corey Crawford, Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Eric Staal’s Embarrassing Power Failure

A look at the 2013-2014 stat line for Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal is very revealing.  Zeroing in on the heading “PP” says it all.  A lone number 1 sits […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Cam Ward and Eric Staal (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

A Quiet 2014 Free Agent Frenzy for Hurricanes Is Positive

A Quiet Week One After the first week of NHL free agency the Carolina Hurricanes have remained quiet. With strong skills and a lot of money moving around the league […]

by · July 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Brad Malone (Kerri Polizzi/Flickr)

NHL Free Agency Wave Rippling Through Carolina

It’s a busy time in the National Hockey League. On the heels of the draft weekend in Philadelphia, the league went right into its free agency period. This week has […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Haydn Fleury (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Fleury Lands in Raleigh

Ron Francis Got His Pick The Hockey Writers highlighted Haydn Fleury as the next best defenseman in the draft behind number one overall pick Aaron Ekblad. Friday night, the Carolina Hurricanes […]


Ron Francis Has Found His Checkbook

Carolina Hurricanes General Manager, Ron Francis has found the checkbook, and Ron’s gone wild.  In the past two days, he has signed Ron Hainsey (D) to a 3-year deal.  Hainsey […]

The Writers Mock Draft as we delve into the rationale of the Devils mock pit at #30. (File Photo)

Predicting the 7th Overall Pick

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2014 NHL Draft is upon us in less than 48 hours and there remain more questions than answers. Who will go 1st overall? Will Eric Staal […]

Nikolaj Ehlers [photo: David Chan]

3 Prospects the Hurricanes Must Consider Drafting

New Regime in Carolina This week the Hurricanes took a huge step forward as a franchise when they selected Bill Peters as their next head coach. He will be only the fourth […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
The Hockey Writers presents a Q&A audio style with John Forslund, play by play for the Carolina Hurricanes and the NHL for NBC Sports (File Photo / Carolina Hurricanes)

The Hockey Writers Q&A — John Forslund Fires Back!

Hello hockey fans! Our series continues with the Carolina Hurricanes and we decided to sit back and have a good Q&A chat with John Forslund. This time, a podcast platform was used so […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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3 Reasons Canes Fans Will Love Bill Peters

Canes fans will love Bill Peters.  Carolina Hurricanes General Manger Ron Francis has hired a new head coach.  Former Detroit Red Wings assistant, Bill Peters is the guy.  As promised […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Five Reasons the ‘Canes Re-sign Malhotra

Manny Malhotra salvaged a career that was supposed to be lost in Carolina this season. He contributed on the back six, and earned himself a nomination for the Masterson Trophy. […]

by · June 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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 […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Pittsburgh Penguins