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Alexander Semin Will Be League’s Biggest Buyout

The free agency market has gotten much deeper in the last week. Joining the fray will be Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin. The ‘Canes placed Semin on unconditional waivers with […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News
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Toronto Maple Leafs Control the Fate of Jeff Skinner

It may not seem like it, but the Toronto Maple Leafs have had a surprising amount of control over the destination of Carolina Hurricanes’ forward Jeff Skinner. It’s not likely […]

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Hurricanes Have Been Busy

NEWS: #Canes agree to terms with Andrej Nestrasil. Details: — Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) June 29, 2015 Carolina Hurricanes fans can grade the past week’s moves made by GM […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Khudobin to Ducks Wisniewski to Canes

View image |   In a stunning move that defies conventional thinking, the Carolina Hurricanes have traded goalie Anton Khudobin to the Anaheim Ducks for defenseman James Wisniewski. Only […]

Eddie Lack and Jacob Markstrom will be asked to hold down the fort while Ryan Miller recovers from a lower-body injury. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Canucks Deal Eddie Lack to Canes

JUST IN: @VanCanucks trade G @eddielack to @NHLCanes for 2015 3rd rd pick and 2016 7th rd pick. — SportsCentre (@SportsCentre) June 27, 2015 This just in: The Vancouver […]

Eddie Lack and Jacob Markstrom will be asked to hold down the fort while Ryan Miller recovers from a lower-body injury. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Report: Hurricanes Acquire Eddie Lack, Khudobin Trade Possible

On Saturday morning the Carolina Hurricanes made a move to acquire Vancouver Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack, according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. The trade sends a 3rd round pick in this […]

by · June 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News
Noah Hanifin - a solid choice on the blue line - could shake up this year's NHL Draft. (Photo: Ellen Delucia/USA Hockey)

2015 NHL Draft: Carolina Hurricanes Select Noah Hanifin

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said “Tonight we are looking forward to opportunity and renewal.” Nothing could be more relevant to fans of the Carolina Hurricanes in this 2015 NHL Entry […]

Solid offensively, more than reliable and trustworthy on the defensive side of the puck, special teams weapon. How can one begin to gauge Nielsen's worth? (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Looking at Jeff Skinner?

I got an alert on my phone this morning announcing that Jeff Skinner might be the topic of trade conversations with the Carolina Hurricanes and, who else, but old JR. […]

Alexander Semin in action for the Carolina Hurricanes (USA Today)

The Hurricanes’ Scoring Will Come From Familiar Faces

Last season the Carolina Hurricanes struggled to score goals. They ranked 27th in goals per game and Eric Staal was the only player to score 20 goals. The two former 40 goal scorers on […]

by · June 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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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