June 21st, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Commentary 0 comments

Last Thursday, the Carolina Hurricanes signed defenseman Michal Jordan to a one-year, one-way contract worth $625k. As the jokes about his name made their way around the hockey world once again, it was easy to overlook what this meant for the future of Carolina's defense. “Michal took great strides last season, and continued that progress...

June 19th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes 0 comments

View image | gettyimages.com Justin Faulk needs help. He can't be the top line defense for the Carolina Hurricanes all by himself. With Andrej Sekera gone, Faulk is without his longtime defensive partner. The 'Canes will need to make a sound decision to pair Faulk with a quality player that can anchor the blue line for Coach Bill Peters'...

June 14th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes 0 comments

View image | gettyimages.com Eric Staal is staying put...for now. That's what Mike Maniscalco, host of the Carolina Hurricanes pre and post-game radio shows, is reporting. Maniscalco said, "I asked Francis if the organization is seeking to trade its captain, he responded, “No, not at this point.” Francis being Ron Francis, General...

June 12th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

When the name Cam Ward comes up in discussion among fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it can be viewed, at least in this neck of the woods, in both a positive and negative light. It is rather difficult to be anything but absolutely thrilled for a kid who grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta to have gone on and enjoy the sort of National Hockey League...

June 4th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Former Washington Capital Alexander Semin is a puzzling yet talented player. When he was 100 percent focused and firing on all cylinders for the Capitals, Semin was amazing. Unfortunately, he was rarely focused and often looked bored – which gave him a well-earned reputation as a lazy, uncaring forward. In the season that just ended for his...

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