March 9th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes are too good to tank. Sadly, they are not quite good enough to make the playoffs, so they are stuck in the "no-man's land" of the NHL. While the 'Canes are only four points away from the Detroit Red Wings for the last wild card spot, time and math are weighing heavily against their chances. On the other hand, the 'Canes are...

March 8th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, News 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed NCAA free agent Andrew Poturalski to a two-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Tuesday. The deal sees Poturalski getting $700,000 at the NHL level in the first season, and $832,500 in the NHL next year, according to the team's release. He'll also get a $185,000 signing bonus. "Andrew had an...

March 7th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, News, Trade Deadline, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

In a minor league trade, the Carolina Hurricanes have acquired forward Dane Fox from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for future considerations. Fox has spent the majority of the season with the Kalamazoo Wings in the ECHL, where he led the team with 50 points in 53 games. That was enough to have him tied for 14th overall in the league....

March 6th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Goaltending 0 comments

Building from the net out is the essential recipe for success for any NHL franchise. You're only as good as your goalie is. Many of the elite teams around the NHL this season (Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks) are in their current position because they have received quality goaltending from both their starter and backup. The Carolina...

February 29th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, News, Trade Deadline 0 comments

Carolina Hurricanes Executive Vice President and General Manager Ron Francis announced Monday afternoon that the team has reacquired the services of blueliner Dennis Robertson from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for goaltender Drew MacIntyre. #Canes reacquire Dennis Robertson from Chicago in exchange for MacIntyre → Details:...

February 28th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, New York Rangers, Top Stories 0 comments

Staal is gone. The Carolina Hurricanes announced just prior to Sunday's game with the St. Louis Blues that they have traded team captain Eric Staal to the New York Rangers. The rumors, speculation and "what ifs" melted into reality, and the 'Canes took the ice without the team's record holder in games played, goals scored, and assists since they...

February 28th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings, News, Trade Deadline 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes have added another trade to their Sunday activity, moving Kris Versteeg to the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings will send Valentin Zykov to the 'Canes as well as give up a conditional 5th round draft pick. Acquired in September 2015 in a deal with the Chicago Blackhawks that also brought Joakim Nordstrom to Carolina,...

February 28th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Transactions, New York Rangers, News, Rangers Transactions, Top Stories, Trade Deadline 0 comments

The New York Rangers have added another Staal to the roster as Eric Staal has been acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes. Heading back to the Hurricanes in the trade are two second-round draft picks as well as Finnish prospect Aleksi Saarela. The Hurricanes will also retain 50% of Staal's remaining salary. Eric is a pending unrestricted free...

February 26th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Andrew Ladd was traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, leaving Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and a few others like Jonathan Drouin of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the trade speculation spotlight. With four days remaining before the trading window closes, it's anybody's guess as to who is going to wind up...

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