Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


Cam Ward an Octopus in Losing Effort to Rangers

Cam Ward an Octopus in Losing Effort to Rangers

Even though the playoffs are months away, the New York Rangers looked like a team geared up for playoff hockey when they hit the ice in Raleigh to face the […]

Carolina Hurricane Jay Harrison - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Hurricanes Rebuild; Jay Harrison to Winnipeg

Jay Harrison was dealt to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. Is this the first of possibly many moves by new Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis? Was Ronnie’s first trade a […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Winnipeg Jets
Nothing is rock solid in fantasy hockey. As Marc Staal found out, the hockey gods can be very cruel. (Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

Hurricanes Approaching End to Long-Standing Rumor

Tonight, the Carolina Hurricanes face off against the New York Rangers for the first time this season, which means it’s time for the first reference to the Staal brothers this […]

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“Leafs, Hurricanes Streaks Snapped in Raleigh”

The Carolina Hurricanes came out firing on all cylinders Thursday night in Raleigh. The red-hot Toronto Maple Leafs were in town, bringing their six-game winning streak to match up against […]

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Goals for ‘Canes Calling on Line Two; Please Pick up

Goals are calling the Carolina Hurricanes’ second line of Jeff Skinner, Victor Rask, and Elias Lindholm. Will they please pick up and answer the call in tonight’s match against the […]

Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak celebrating goals together has become common in Toronto (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Shouldn’t Take Canes Lightly

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in Raleigh tonight to take on the last placed Carolina Hurricanes (yes the Canes even sit behind the Edmonton Oilers). The Leafs are on arguably […]

Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Strike up the band. Crank out the Brass Bonanza. Break out the green sweaters. I have an idea that’s just crazy enough to work. It should fetch the NHL a […]

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Oilers Scrape Bottom; ‘Canes Not Far Behind

Bottom of the barrel. That’s a common expression used to describe something not of very good quality. Sadly, it is an idiom that accurately depicts the condition of two NHL […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers
2014 NHL Entry Draft Floor [photo: Amy Irvin]

The NHL’s Bottom-Feeder, Lottery Team Drinking Game

Seeing your team at the bottom of the standings is a tough situation to be in. If they’re lucky, most fans will never experience the absolute apathy one can feel […]

Philadelphia Flyers - Zac Rinaldo and Jakub Voracek - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Hurricanes Loss to the Flyers a Perfect Storm of Predictability

The Carolina Hurricanes suffered an embarrassing 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday afternoon. Or it would have been an embarrassing loss, if the Hurricanes were invested in the game […]

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Hurricanes Mistakes Costly; Lose 2-1 to Bolts

Hurricanes are usually a force of nature that have great potential to do much damage. Especially in Florida. Hurricanes are not known for self-inflicted damage. Except if it happens to […]

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

Will the Return of Jordan Staal Change the ‘Canes Fortunes?

Jordan Staal was on the ice for a morning practice in preparation for the Canes game against Tampa Bay. Seeing number 11 on the ice reminded Carolina that they will have their assistant captain […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes