Carolina Hurricanes News & Opinion


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Khudobin Run By Blues Barrage ‘Canes Lose Shootout

View image | What started out as a Friday night filled with hope for the Carolina Hurricanes, quickly turned into an early nightmare for Anton Khudobin. The St. Louis […]

Carolina Hurricanes left wing Alexander Semin - Photo Credit:   Andy Martin Jr

Ron Francis Coddling Alexander Semin?

View image | Alexander Semin is currently in no-man’s land. Is he going to get onto Carolina Hurricanes ice again this season? Will he suddenly remember who he is […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Justin Faulk is Proving His Importance

The only representative in the 2015 NHL All-Star game for the Carolina Hurricanes was Justin Faulk. His choice over other NHL “Star” defenseman saw backlash from fans and writers around the league. Faulk […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Anton Khudobin has rounded into form as of late while Cam Ward has hit some road bumps, so fantasy managers should definitely keep the back-up in mind. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Hurricanes Puck Talk: Inside Shiver’s Head on Media Row

Ever wonder what a media guy thinks during a game? Let’s have some fun as I take you inside my head on media row during the game between the Carolina […]

Ray Whitney (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Former Stars Forward Ray Whitney Officially Retires

As THW previously reported, Ray Whitney is finally taking a break after 23 years of professional hockey.  The Former Stars forward, now 42 years old, officially retired this past Wednesday. […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Dallas Stars
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)

Finding a Center For Jeff Skinner

The Hurricanes are having trouble scoring goals this season. They are 29th in the league in goals per game, and they are not getting the goals from their established goal scorers. […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Cole has one year remaining on his contract (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Top Former Canes Players With All-Star Tools

With the All-Star Game festivities set to be underway in Columbus tonight, the current discussion appears to be revolving around the lack of “stars” this All-Star game has. Whether it […]

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Injuries Around the League Open New Trade Routes for Sekera

The Carolina Hurricanes already faced a tough decision on what to do with defenseman Andrej Sekera. Sekera has been a big part of Carolina’s defensive group since his acquisition in […]

Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Bill Peters - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Hurricanes Puck Talk: Bill Peters “We Weren’t Hungry Enough”

Bill Peters, head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, said after last night’s 3-0 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, “We weren’t hungry enough.” That is a very disconcerting statement for fans […]

While Devan Dubnyk struggled in his last season in Edmonton, he has regained his form with the help of Sean Burke. (Chris Austin-USA TODAY Sports)

West Versus East Makes All the Difference When Canes Contest Canada

For many, many years, the Western Conference teams have had a winning record against Eastern Conference teams. According to, it’s been that way since the 05-06 season. There are […]

Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal (12) and New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19)  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Those Wacky Staal Brothers Rumors Keep Swirling

Those wacky Staal rumors just won’t go away. Will Eric stay with the Carolina Hurricanes or will he go? They were rampant back in October and I wrote then that […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Rumors
Carolina Hurricanes DREW MACINTYRE - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Meeting the ‘Canes Halfway

We are halfway through the NHL season and writers are starting to give out team grades and analyzing the halfway mark. The Carolina Hurricanes have 33-points and are fighting to stay […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes