Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


Alex Nedeljkovic moved up in CSS's final draft rankings, and there is good reason for the higher listing. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Carolina Hurricanes – Top 5 Prospects

The Carolina Hurricanes have been on the outside looking in of the NHL’s elite for the past five seasons. Jim Rutherford unexpectedly stepped down from the general manager position at […]

by · August 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Projecting The Hurricanes Opening Day Forward Lines

Fans of the Carolina Hurricanes will endure another season with the almost all the same players from a lackluster past season. In the July edition of the NHL Power Rankings on, […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Last season, Anton Khudobin showed that he is not only a valuable back-up, but a goalie that could step in a be a starter for the Hurricanes if anything were to happent o Cam Ward. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Reasons the Carolina Hurricanes Will Be Playing in June

Yep, I said it.  The Carolina Hurricanes will make the Stanley Cup Playoffs this season.  I may be standing on an island with this opinion, but I think it is […]

by · July 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
We are heading down a slippery slope here with this one. Birthday Bacon fantasy hockey style?  (Flickr/Captsinslack)

3 Reasons to Hate the Carolina Hurricanes

Let me preface this by saying you absolutely should not hate the Carolina Hurricanes.  I’ve followed this franchise for near as long as I can remember and have nothing but […]

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 […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Entry Draft
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 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes