Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


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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
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Road to Raleigh Hockey Runs through Pittsburgh

Raleigh has a professional hockey team. That is a good thing. Even though the fan support has been dismal this season, not having the Carolina Hurricanes in town would create […]

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

Firesale Simply a Pipe Dream for Carolina Hurricanes

In today’s News and Observer, local writer Luke DeCock wrote about the need for the Carolina Hurricanes organization to essentially trade off anyone and anything that isn’t nailed down in […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Jaromír Jágr Exudes Greatness Again as Canes Fall to Devils

Jaromír Jágr is a great hockey player. He is an elite hockey player. He’s been honing his hockey skills for a long time. At 42 years of age, he is […]

Canes Surging Hard to the Bottom

Canes Surging Hard to the Bottom

‘Canes versus Red Wings. Not a bad way to spend a chilly evening in Raleigh, NC. The ‘Canes were well rested, having last played Thursday night, losing 2-1 to the […]