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Carolina Hurricane Jordan Staal -  Mandatory Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Can Jordan Staal Be the Difference Maker in Carolina?

The 2006 NHL Draft provided the NHL with Jonathan Toews, Phil Kessel and Claude Giroux.  The Pittsburgh Penguins selected Jordan Staal before all of those players. Jordan Staal contributed to the Penguins […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

4 Reasons the Hurricanes Are Playoff Contenders

The Carolina Hurricanes were only 10 points away from making the playoffs last season. They come into 2014 with a new regime and a hope to bring back playoff hockey to Raleigh, […]

by · September 6, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Projecting The Hurricanes Opening Day Forward Lines

Fans of the Carolina Hurricanes will endure another season with the almost all the same players from a lackluster past season. In the July edition of the NHL Power Rankings on ESPN.com, […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Last season, Anton Khudobin showed that he is not only a valuable back-up, but a goalie that could step in a be a starter for the Hurricanes if anything were to happent o Cam Ward. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Reasons the Carolina Hurricanes Will Be Playing in June

Yep, I said it.  The Carolina Hurricanes will make the Stanley Cup Playoffs this season.  I may be standing on an island with this opinion, but I think it is […]

by · July 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawk Corey Crawford, Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Eric Staal’s Embarrassing Power Failure

A look at the 2013-2014 stat line for Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal is very revealing.  Zeroing in on the heading “PP” says it all.  A lone number 1 sits […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
The Hockey Writers presents a Q&A audio style with John Forslund, play by play for the Carolina Hurricanes and the NHL for NBC Sports (File Photo / Carolina Hurricanes)

The Hockey Writers Q&A — John Forslund Fires Back!

Hello hockey fans! Our series continues with the Carolina Hurricanes and we decided to sit back and have a good Q&A chat with John Forslund. This time, a podcast platform was used so […]

by · June 23, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Ron Francis: “Eric Staal’s Future Depends on Our Budget” Huh?

Ron Francis: “Eric Staal’s Future Depends on Our Budget” Huh?

The newly minted general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, Ron Francis, recently wielded his managerial axe. In one fell swoop he lopped off head coach Kirk Muller and two of […]

by · May 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

Contract Comparables: E. Staal & Tlusty

At this point, the Carolina Hurricanes are a far cry from making the Stanley Cup Playoffs–something they haven’t accomplished since the 2008-09 season. This season was supposed to be different, […]

by · March 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Hurricane Forecast: Playoff Pipe Dream

It is Monday yet again, Hurricanes’ fans, which means it is time for the seven-day outlook in this weeks Hurricane Forecast. Week in Review What started out promising, quickly turned […]

by · March 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
The Blame Game in Carolina

The Blame Game in Carolina

“…like poop through a diarrhea infested goose”. Those are the words Dallas Stars color commentator Daryl “Razor” Reaugh used to describe Jamie Benn cutting through a lackluster Carolina defense on […]

by · March 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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How the Carolina Hurricanes Were Built

Today we take a look at how the current Carolina Hurricanes roster was built.  This is the story of how a Hurricane is formed. Carolina Roster:  Goaltenders Cam Ward is […]

by · January 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

It’s weird, a team can feel like it’s making huge strides yet not moving forward at all. The Sabres seem to be a much better team of late, going 5-3-2 […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, Previews and Predictions