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 […]
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Are the Carolina Hurricanes driving last year’s model? A few months ago the answer would have been, “not likely.” After a 2-5 preseason, the answer may very well be, “not […]
Despite Carolina’s run-of-the-mill 36-35-11 record last season, the Hurricanes exhibited ownership over the Flyers by going 4-0-0 against their new divisional adversary. The Canes’ success against Philadelphia, however, didn’t correlate […]
It’s a busy time in the National Hockey League. On the heels of the draft weekend in Philadelphia, the league went right into its free agency period. This week has […]
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, […]
One of the keys to the Carolina Hurricanes’ success this season has been the ability to roll four lines with confidence. Lately, however, Kirk Muller hasn’t been able to trust […]
If there’s one criticism of the Carolina Hurricanes in recent years, it’s that they were too easy to play against. They were soft. Rarely could you expect a game full […]
Last year, Jiri Tlusty had the best statistical season of his still-young hockey career, leading the team in both goals (23) and plus/minus (+15). He broke both his previous […]
Throughout their history in Raleigh, the Carolina Hurricanes have had their share of ups and downs. They’ve won one Stanley Cup Final, reached another, and made the Eastern Conference Finals […]
Now that we are more than halfway through the NHL season, the analysis of a team can be made without being hasty. Where the holes are on each team is […]
When the Carolina Hurricanes traded their latest first round pick, at the time, in Phillipe Paradis to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Jiri Tlusty in 2009 some fans thought the […]
If you take a look at the NHL goal scoring leaders right now, you’ll see a lot of familiar faces at the top: Steven Stamkos, John Tavares, James Neal, Eric Staal, among others. And then there’s Jiri Tlusty.