Post Tagged with: "Eric Staal"

Eric Staal (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

The Maple Leafs and Eric Staal: Not Now, Not Ever

I woke up this morning to articles in every major Toronto newspaper about the Leafs supposed interest in Eric Staal and his supposed willingness to waive his no-trade clause to […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Hurricanes Need To Avoid Frustration

Hurricanes Need To Avoid Frustration

The New York Islanders are the real deal this season and the Hurricanes got caught up in their opening storm. Everyone saw why John Tavares is so dangerous, and why Johnny Boychuk was […]

by · October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawk Corey Crawford, Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Carolina Hurricanes Captain Eric Staal Must Step Up

Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal must step up.  Way to state the obvious, right?  The 2014-15 NHL regular season hasn’t even begun and all eyes in Raleigh are on the […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News/Commentary
Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Training Camp: 10 Intriguing Line Combinations

This is an exciting time of year for hockey fans. It’s almost like Christmas eve. Still more than two weeks away from the season opener, the exhibition schedule starts tomorrow […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Hurricanes Fans, Is Jordan Staal Overrated and Overpaid?

Need a good conversation starter when talking to Hurricanes fans? “Is Jordan Staal overrated and overpaid” will fire ‘em up every time.  There are fans I have spoken with who […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 3 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Player Profiles
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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