As one of the youngest up-and-coming teams, the Carolina Hurricanes own the luxury of having few bad contracts on their payroll. In fact, with each young player they sign, they’ve found ways to get good value and decent term on players in their prime. Many of the league’s worst contracts were birthed through free agency.
The NHL and NHLPA are still in talks about the exact logistics of the new 2020-21 season. Last week, it was reported that a season start was decided for Jan. 13, 2021, and will include a 56-game schedule before the playoffs. A great start, but issues still remain. Most notably, what to do about the divisional
The Carolina Hurricanes kept relatively silent during this offseason, making one signing in former New York Ranger Jesper Fast to bolster their forward depth. Heading into 2020-21, the Hurricanes have a good, young team, but there is always a chance for improvement. If a potential trade opportunity arose that could push them over the edge
Traditionally, the Carolina Hurricanes show their gratitude to their fans in the last week of every regular season. Since there wasn’t a fan appreciation week for the 2019-20 season, the Hurricanes have chosen to call Dec. 14-20 their virtual fan appreciation week. The appreciation week is well deserved — these fans are a faithful breed
It’s hard to believe the month of December has come already in what has been a turbulent 2020. December brings with it the anticipation of a fresh new year, a reflection of the year passed, and most importantly Christmas and a visit from Santa! The Carolina Hurricanes have been well deserving of getting everything they
The 2020-21 hockey season is nearly set after much bickering between the NHL and the Players Association. The new season is expected to begin on Jan. 13, 2021, and will be played in a condensed, 56-game schedule. From an NHL team exec this monrning, FWIW: “NHL is season is starting Jan 13th. Confirmed last night.
As 2020 nears its close, the new NHL season still appears in doubt, with reports that it may start in mid-January. As a result, teams and the league are considering any last-ditch ideas to help save the season. Reports earlier in the week stated that a few NHL teams are considering playing multiple outdoor games
The Carolina Hurricanes will be an exciting team going into the 2020-21 NHL season. They have shown promise in the last two seasons and will look to improve upon what they’ve already accomplished. Here are five reasons why the Canes should have continued success in 2020-21. 5. Hurricanes Well-Positioned by Ownership Tom Dundon as majority
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, what kind of deal are the Carolina Hurricanes looking at for Dougie Hamilton? Who will start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks when the season starts? Are the Edmonton Oilers having financial struggles? Finally, what’s the latest on when the season will start and will we see fans in attendance
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news that the Carolina Hurricanes will look to get an extension done with Dougie Hamilton as soon as possible. Meanwhile, forward Bobby Ryan detailed why he chose the Detroit Red Wings in free agency and could a former Montreal Canadiens forward return to the NHL? If he does,
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news surrounding Joe Thornton and his eventual return to the NHL. He’s making a stop in Switzerland but the Toronto Maple Leafs are rumored to be very interested in his services. Who are the favorites to land Mike Hoffman? If the Bruins, what does that mean for their
What better word describes Justin Williams’ career than legendary? While the saying holds true: “Legends never die,” the time finally came for the 39-year-old Cobourg, Ontario-native to announce his retirement on Thursday. Related: Carolina Hurricanes’ Jersey History Even among his illustrious achievements and awards, he leaves behind an immeasurable impact on the city of Raleigh,
Since their first-round playoff exit at the hands of the Boston Bruins, general manager Don Waddell and the Carolina Hurricanes have wasted little time searching for ways to re-tool their team during the short offseason. Rumors surfaced recently of the Hurricanes exploring the goalie market, namely Frederik Andersen of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Carolina also
One of the Carolina Hurricanes’ biggest strengths lies within their defense. Their squad is stacked on the back end and will be for years to come. Yet, quality depth scoring on offense was a shortcoming last season. With such a good core of defenders, should the club subtract from defense to address their lack of
It may be a Round 1 exit, but it doesn’t really feel that way. The Carolina Hurricanes hoped for a longer run, but the Boston Bruins once again blew the whistle on their season, eliminating the Hurricanes from the playoffs for the second straight year. The good news is, the ‘Canes took a game and
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Chicago Blackhawks will have to get down to business with restricted free agent Dominik Kubalik. What will that deal look like? So too, in Carolina, the Hurricanes and forward Andrei Svechnikov are ready to talk extension but will a deal get done now or later? Finally, could the Vancouver
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is talk that Andrei Svechnikov could miss the remainder of the playoffs after a nasty injury in a game versus the Boston Bruins. Speaking of the Bruins, could there be some thought to part ways with Tuukka Rask? The New York Rangers might consider trading their first overall pick
Rod Brind’Amour doesn’t mince words. The Carolina Hurricanes’ bench boss certainly didn’t hold back following their 4-3 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins Wednesday. After a frustrating afternoon that featured several instances of Hurricanes players jawing with the referees – most notably regarding a controversial second-period goal by the Bruins’ Charlie Coyle – Brind’Amour sounded
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