Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


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Changing Ways: Is Defense the Future in Carolina?

For much of the franchise’s history, the Carolina Hurricanes have rarely been considered a great defensive team. Most years, they struggled to even contend as a “decent” defensive team. The […]

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Five NHL Teams Who Could Bounce Back Next Season

Another regular season in the NHL has come and gone, and while the 16 teams who were good and/or fortunate enough to qualify for the postseason are in the midst […]

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Carolina Shouldn’t Rush to Find a Goalie

View image | Cam Ward and Anton Khudobin shared time in net for the ‘Canes last season. They were the only two goalies to play in a regular season game for ‘Canes last […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricane Jordan Staal -  Mandatory Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Jordan Staal’s Obvious Impact

View image | Jordan Staal is a big guy. At 6’4″ tall and 220 pounds, he is built perfectly to play the center position in the NHL. At 26 […]

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

Why the Leafs Should Pursue Jordan Staal At All Costs

O.K, I know a lot of people are going to see this and immediately say that Jordan Staal has a career high of 50 points and that therefore he is […]

Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal (12) and New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19)  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hurricanes Promising Offensive Opportunities

The Carolina Hurricanes have some promising opportunities for increasing their output on offensive. They desperately need to improve on the offensive side of the ice. Many have opined that the defense […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Mitch Marner: The Magician of the 2015 NHL Draft (OHL Images)

Bring Marner to Raleigh

View image | The Carolina Hurricanes will select 5th in this season NHL draft. They will miss Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, but a great player still might drop to them. The […]

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Carolina Hurricanes: A Broken Team? Or Ready to Break Out?

The 2014-2015 season was just another in a long list of forgettable seasons in the Carolina Hurricanes franchise history. There were very few bright spots throughout the year: The emergence […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes Eric Staal - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Inside Hurricanes Locker Room Part 3

View image | Carolina Hurricanes post-game interviews this season often included this statement: “We didn’t start on time.” Or its cousin, “We didn’t seem to have energy.” Often baffled […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Anton Khudobin has rounded into form as of late while Cam Ward has hit some road bumps, so fantasy managers should definitely keep the back-up in mind. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Inside Hurricanes Locker Room Part Two

View image | The Carolina Hurricanes held an end of season media availability last week. I spent some time in the locker room with the players, asking questions about […]

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Inside Hurricanes Locker Room Part One

View image | Monday the Carolina Hurricanes had their players available to the media for their season-ending interviews. I went inside the Hurricanes locker room and sat down with […]

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Cam Ward is the ‘Canes MVP

The smoke has cleared on a disappointing season for the Carolina Hurricanes. Now management has to put together the pieces and find which players they want to build around. The ‘Canes found […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes