August 5th, 2017Throughout August, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season.
We start in Raleigh and the Metropolitan Division....
August 3rd, 2017On Tuesday, the Carolina Hurricanes proved that defenseman Brett Pesce is part of their long-term plan. Pesce and the team agreed to a six-year extension that will pay him $4.025 million per season starting in 2018-19.
For those who were wondering if he would get an extension when his defensive...
Reports are that Chuck Greenberg, former CEO and partnership owner of the Texas Rangers baseball organization, is set to purchase the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL for approximately $500 million. The deal means Greenberg will be paying close to double Forbes value of the franchise and about what...July 13th, 2017
The Carolina Hurricanes and defenseman Jaccob Slavin have agreed to terms on a seven-year contract extension worth $37.1 million, the team announced Wednesday. The 23-year-old blueliner is heading into the final year of his entry-level contract and will receive a sizable pay raise from his current...July 12th, 2017
As the dust settles in Raleigh, NC during this NHL offseason, the question rises to the fore, "Are the Carolina Hurricanes Playoff Ready?" Executive Vice-President and General Manager, Ron Francis has been active, axing off loose ends, attending to staffing details and making moves to bring in...July 7th, 2017
The Carolina Hurricanes announced today they have added forward, Marcus Kruger to their roster. The trade with the Vegas Golden Knights sends a fifth-round selection in the 2018 NHL Draft to the Golden Knights.
Hurricanes Executive Vice President and General Manager, Ron Francis said this past...July 5th, 2017
Justin Williams is back with the Carolina Hurricanes. The team made the announcement Saturday during the first day of NHL free agency, signing Williams to a two-year, $9 million deal. For fans of the team, it was a cause for excitement, a syringe full of hope being injected into the veins of...July 3rd, 2017
The Carolina Hurricanes have come to terms on a two-year agreement with right-winger Justin Williams. The deal is worth $9 million over those two seasons.
Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager said of the deal, "We said that we needed goal scoring and veteran leadership,...July 1st, 2017