Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


Andrej Sekera (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

‘Canes Look towards the Future

Ron Francis was actively trading players way before trade deadline day even rolled around. Management showed their commitment to making this team better in the long run. The ‘Canes swapped two pending unrestricted […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Jiri Tlusty.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Jiri Tlusty’s Return Disappointing, But Not Unexpected

Today, the Winnipeg Jets appeared to commit highway robbery, acquiring scoring winger Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a conditional 5th round pick in 2015 and a […]

Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Jordan Staal to the Penguins? How Very Rutherford.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been a bit underwhelming of late. They’re 5-4-1 in their past 10 games, and 10-9-3 since the calendar turned to 2015. A winning record, yes, but […]

Toronto Maple Leafs fans seem to support James Reimer but that won't make any difference when Brendan Shanahan and company evaluate the team's future (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Eating Wings Watching Leafs/Hurricanes Hockey With a Friend

ICYMI, the @MapleLeafs lost 2-1 to the @nhlcanes on Friday. #TMLtalk — TorontoStar (@TorontoStar) February 21, 2015 Due to some personal challenges, I was unable to attend the […]

Ron Francis, “Ronnie Franchise”, Faces His First Big Test as GM

Ron Francis, “Ronnie Franchise”, Faces His First Big Test as GM

There’s no understating what Ron Francis means to the Hurricanes’ franchise. Canes fans love Ron Francis, to the point where the nickname “Ronnie Franchise” still holds true. When they were […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Andrej Sekera (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks End of an Era or Trade for Sekera?

End of an Era or Sekera? The San Jose Sharks are floundering at the moment, on track to possibly miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003. Given their […]

Solid offensively, more than reliable and trustworthy on the defensive side of the puck, special teams weapon. How can one begin to gauge Nielsen's worth? (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Carolina Hurricanes Astonishing Jekyll and Hyde Routine

View image | The Carolina Hurricanes are nothing if not entertaining. One night they go out and look horrible, giving rise to incendiary fan frustration. The next night they […]

Carolina Hurricanes Andrej Nestrasil - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

‘Canes Need to Rely on Rosters Youth

The ‘Canes beat the Ottawa Senators Monday night by a score of 6-3. Ottawa is battling for a Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. The ‘Canes are out of playoff contention, […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Jiri Tlusty has helped lead a Carolina resurgence that few have expected. (Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Ron Francis Spotlight; Anybody Want His Assets?

View image | Ron Francis, general manager of  the Carolina Hurricanes is watching his team disappoint at many levels. The ‘Canes are holding on to last place in the […]

by · February 15, 2015 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Rumors
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Justin Faulk Returns to Minnesota Playing a Different Game

The 2010 Entry Draft was a good one for the Carolina Hurricanes. They grabbed Jeff Skinner in the first round, Justin Faulk in the second, and Frederik Andersen with their […]

(Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Andrej Sekera for Rent, First Month’s Deposit Required

View image | Andrej Sekera of the Carolina Hurricanes is apparently for rent. So says Bob McKenzie of TSN: Also, I said CAR now has Andrej Sekera on the […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 4 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Rumors
(Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Evander Kane Deal Could Change Andrej Sekera’s Future

By now, most of the hockey world has heard the news about the trade that saw the Winnipeg Jets trade young forward Evander Kane and sturdy defenseman Zach Bogosian to […]