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Carolina Hurricanes BRETT BELLEMORE - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Bottom-Pairing Defense a Minor, But Heated, Battle for the Canes

Last Thursday, the Carolina Hurricanes signed defenseman Michal Jordan to a one-year, one-way contract worth $625k. As the jokes about his name made their way around the hockey world once […]

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

Happy Hurricanes Father’s Day

The 2014-15 season was not the very best for the Carolina Hurricanes. We’ve acknowledged that quite adequately. It was a season, however, that saw some of the ‘Canes experience fatherhood […]

by · June 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Justin Faulk Needs Help

View image | Justin Faulk needs help. He can’t be the top line defense for the Carolina Hurricanes all by himself. With Andrej Sekera gone, Faulk is without his […]

by · June 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes Eric Staal - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Eric Staal Staying Put

View image | Eric Staal is staying put…for now. That’s what Mike Maniscalco, host of the Carolina Hurricanes pre and post-game radio shows, is reporting. Maniscalco said, “I asked Francis if […]

by · June 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Hurricanes Line Consistency Crucial

The Carolina Hurricanes just came off their new head coach’s rookie season. Bill Peters, while a rookie as a head coach, has been in hockey his entire career. His stint […]

by · June 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Cam Ward and Eric Staal (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Could Eric Staal Be On the Trade Block?

Eric Staal’s time in Carolina may be coming to an end. According to a report by ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, Staal’s agent Rick Curran is meeting with general manager Ron Francis […]

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Is Cam Ward A Viable Option For The Edmonton Oilers?

When the name Cam Ward comes up in discussion among fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it can be viewed, at least in this neck of the woods, in both a […]

Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

Does Carolina Need to Address Scoring Woes?

In a recent post, I discussed the option of Carolina turning into a more defensive-minded organization, one that would seemingly break the mold of their history in the league thus […]

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hurricanes and Leafs Talking?

View image | There have been a few rumors floating around involving the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Carolina Hurricanes. The latest I read today was they give the […]

Carolina Hurricane Alexander Semin - Mandatory Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

The Puzzling Tale of Ex-Capital Alexander Semin

Former Washington Capital Alexander Semin is a puzzling yet talented player. When he was 100 percent focused and firing on all cylinders for the Capitals, Semin was amazing. Unfortunately, he […]

Haydn Fleury #4, BMO Top CHL Top Prospects Game sandwiched by top forward prospects Sam Reinhart and Leon Draisaitl (Photo by Brad Watson)

Haydn Fleury Gives ‘Canes Management Draft Options

View image | The Carolina Hurricanes selected Haydn Fleury with the #7 pick in the 2014 NHL draft. The ‘Canes are getting familiar with early first round picks and are hoping to […]

by · June 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Carolina Hurricanes: Stuck Between Two Futures

I wrote on Saturday about how the future of the Carolina Hurricanes seems to be defense-oriented. They have many solid prospects in their organization, and have the opportunity to add […]