Raleigh News & Observer "Winning games isn’t an easy thing to do in the National Hockey League. After six straight losses, the Carolina Hurricanes again enjoyed the winning feeling Thursday night. And worked very hard for it. The Canes topped the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 at PNC Arena, again getting stellar..." December 19
Semin is close to returning, Peters says. Possibly this weekend.
Montreal Gazette "The skinny: It was hardly a classic, but Alex Galchenyuk had a natural hat trick and the Canadiens did what was expected of them as they defeated the last-place Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. It was the third consecutive win for the Canadiens, who are tied with..." December 17
Tampa Tribune "Nikita Kucherov skated into the offensive zone, intent on collecting a puck off the stick of Tampa Bay teammate Anton Stralman earmarked to rim around the end boards. But the puck altered its course as it hit a stanchion in the corner, forcing Kucherov quickly change his route and veer straight..." December 12
In Lou We Trust "My post from earlier today was about tanking and the very first reason as to why I don't think this team is bad enough to tank is Cory Schneider. I wrote that he was one of the biggest pluses on the team. Any doubters, skeptics, or haters of that reality only need to see tonight's game as to..." December 09
Detroit News "No morning skate, little time to rest after an emotional victory the night before, but it didn't matter for Pavel Datsyuk. He was ready to go Sunday against the Carolina Hurricanes. "We didn't have practice, I like it," said Datsyuk, who along with linemates Tomas Tatar and Darren Helm led..." December 08
No concrete time table of return but plenty of progress. 11 said it was very mentally challenging at first but "puts things in perspective."
NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Drew MacIntyre to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). " December 05
CSN Washington "Post-game analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.: How it happened: Eric Fehr was the man of the hour, stripping Carolina forward Riley Nash of the puck inside the Hurricanes’ blue line, then walking in and beating goaltender..." December 05
Raleigh News & Observer "The fireman’s helmet sat in the seat at Andrej Sekera’s locker Tuesday night at PNC Arena, although the Carolina Hurricanes defenseman was not to be seen. It’s possible Sekera was getting some medical attention, Canes coach Bill Peters said. Sekera was the one who put his body in the way of a..." December 03
Pro Hockey Talk "Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is out of his cast and expected to begin off-ice workouts soon according to head coach Bill Peters. Staal suffered a fractured fibula during an awkward collision with Buffalo Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges in the Canes’ second preseason game and underwent..." November 30
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Robert Bortuzzo replaced Kris Letang in the Penguins lineup Saturday night at PNC Arena. He seemed to take the assignment literally. Bortuzzo didn’t just fill out the six-man complement of defensemen; he scored a goal worthy of Letang, an elite talent. And it would have been the winner..." November 30
Raleigh News & Observer "The Pittsburgh Penguins' frustration really began to show in the third period Friday, when it was apparent the Carolina Hurricanes were the quicker, more aggressive, hungrier team. The Pens had penalties. Pens captain Sidney Crosby had words with the referees. All the Canes did was keep chasing..." November 29
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Home cooking has been lacking spice for the Florida Panthers so far this season. Few wins. Sparse crowds. Little excitement. The vagabond team that has made a habit of impressing more the farther it gets from home got a much-needed win 1-0 against Carolina at the BB&T Center on..." November 27
Denver Post "Jarome Iginla entered Saturday's game with zero goals in his previous 12 games for the Avalanche. In six of the games, he had one shot or fewer. So, you could say he was due — or maybe overdue is the better word — for the contest against the Carolina Hurricanes at the loud, nearly sold-out Pepsi..." November 23
Los Angeles Times "Tanner Pearson's season has been a wild adventure. He went from winning the NHL's rookie of the month honor in October to being stapled to the Kings' bench by Coach Darryl Sutter in November when his scoring touch vanished. Sutter could have scratched him from the lineup against Carolina on..." November 21
Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes fell behind 2-0 in the first period, but then scored five consecutive goals and held on to beat the Dallas Stars, 6-4 on Tuesday night at the America Airlines Center. Eric Staal had two goals and an assist and was named player of the game by his teammates. The Stars..." November 19
San Jose Mercury News "The most composed player on the ice Sunday night for the Sharks was a goaltender making his NHL debut. Troy Grosenick made his first start a historic one, making 45 saves to lead the Sharks to a 2-0 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. It is the most saves by a Sharks goalie in..." November 17
Semin will not play today Peters says
Boston Herald "The Boston Bruins aren't ready to let two embarrassing losses fade completely out of their minds with one victory. Seth Griffith and Patrice Bergeron scored first-period goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots and the Bruins rebounded from the consecutive defeats with a 2-1 win over the Carolina..." November 16
Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes have been playing better as their general health has improved, but they’ll be missing some pieces against the Boston Bruins this afternoon. Alexander Semin and Jay Harrison can’t play against Boston, according to Michael Smith of the team website. Semin, 30, is dealing..." November 15
Coach Peters said Ward will start tomorrow against Boston and Khudobin will get his first home start against San Jose on Sunday.
Winnipeg Sun "It's easy to see that Michael Hutchinson is enjoying the opportunity to rewrite his Hollywood ending. Since being pulled early in the second period of his first start of the season against the defending champion Los Angeles Kings after giving up three goals on 13 shots, Hutchinson has been..." November 14
Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said Monday his team still was searching for an identity. The Canes may be close to forging one. In beating the Calgary Flames 4-1 Monday night at PNC Arena, the Hurricanes again came from behind, displaying resiliency. They used their speed. They again..." November 11
NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled defenseman Michal Jordan (MIH-kahl yohr-DAHN) from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Jordan will be available for..." November 10
Washington Post "All eyes were trained on Alex Ovechkin, as they often are. Away from the spotlight, Nicklas Backstrom quietly waited, like he often does. Thirty seconds remained in overtime Saturday night at Verizon Center, enough time for the Washington Capitals to salvage another busted second-period lead. As..." November 09
Raleigh News & Observer "Elias Lindholm nearly won it with seconds left in regulation. In overtime, he was the finisher. Lindholm’s power-play goal with 37.8 seconds remaining in the extra period Friday lifted the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets at PNC Arena, pushing the Canes’..." November 08
Raleigh News & Observer "Jiri Tlusty should play Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets in what the Canes expect to be another tough, bruising game. Tlusty, who took a hit to the head from Columbus' Jack Johnson in Tuesday's game in Columbus, went through the morning skate at PNC Arena. The winger then had some..." November 07
Canes Country "Don't look now but the Carolina Hurricanes are out of last place. The Canes won their first road game of the season and third game in a row as they defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2 on Tuesday night. Both teams have eight points now, but Carolina has a game in hand on the..." November 05
Peters decision made: Semin is back in lineup after 2 games as healthy scratch.
Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes had little time to celebrate their first victory of the season. Less than 24 hours, actually. The Los Angeles Kings, the defending Stanley Cup champions, were at PNC Arena on Sunday – edgy, looking to end a skid of their own, and with forwards Anze Kopitar and Marian..." November 03
Raleigh News & Observer "There was a sense of both celebration and relief. There were smiles in the locker room afterward, for once, and the joy that comes with hard-earned victories. The Carolina Hurricanes are winless no longer. The Canes finally picked up their first victory of the season, and gave Bill Peters his..." November 02
Coach Peters said he does not expect Alexander Semin to be in the #Canes lineup Saturday with a couple healthy bodies returning.
Vancouver Sun "And you thought there was no such a thing as a Category 0 hurricane. The Vancouver Canucks faced one Tuesday night and, not surprisingly, emerged unscathed. The Canucks did what everyone has been doing in the early days of this new National Hockey League season. They beat the Carolina..." October 29
Eric Staal said he'll be in the #Canes lineup Tuesday vs. Vancouver.
Edmonton Journal "History has a way of repeating itself. Leon Draisaitl scored his first NHL goal in his eighth game with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, just as fellow first-rounder Taylor Hall did on Oct. 28, 2010. The 18-year-old centre scored with a sweeping backhand off a rebound for the winning goal on..." October 25
Pro Hockey Talk "Not much has gone right for Carolina this year, but the ‘Canes might’ve suffered their lowest moment on Thursday in a 5-0 drubbing at the hands of the Flames. The winless ‘Canes suffered their worst defeat of the season while recording their fewest shots on goal (16), prompting rookie head..." October 24
Calgary Herald "It appears Joe Colborne may be a man worth listening to. After Thursday morning’s skate, he said: “Trust me — he’s going to pot one here. Then the floodgates will open. When he gets going, when he gets feeling it, he doesn’t miss too many.” And? Sean Monahan scores twice — his first two..." October 24
Raleigh News & Observer "The Canes on Wednesday recalled forward Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League. The team also announced center Eric Staal has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11. " October 23
Winnipeg Sun "It’s amazing what a greasy goal can do to the collective psyche of a hockey club that has been under siege and having trouble denting the twine. After getting blown out to the tune of 13-2 during the past four games and blanked twice, the Winnipeg Jets got a lunch-bucket goal from their captain..." October 22
CBSSports.com "The Carolina Hurricanes will get a much needed charge into the lineup as they seek their first win of the year Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. Forward Jeff Skinner will make his season debut and defenseman Andrej Sekera will get back into the lineup after each sat out with injuries. Skinner..." October 21
Coach Peters said after #Canes practice today that Eric Staal skated alone this morning, could return during the road trip vs. Vancouver.
Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes finally caught a break in the health department on Friday, as forward Jeff Skinner was activated off IR and should be available for Tuesday’s game in Winnipeg. To clear room for Skinner, the ‘Canes sent forwards Brody Sutter and Patrick Brown to AHL Charlotte." October 17
Nathan Gerbe has a lower-body injury and will not return.
CBSSports.com "The Carolina Hurricanes have a real problem right now. Most of their top players are injured and will continue to be out for Thursday night's game against the New York Rangers. Eric Staal, Andrej Sekera, Patrick Dwyer and Jeff Skinner all will miss the game. That's on top of Jordan Staal who has..." October 16
NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled center Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). It was also announced today that forward Patrick Dwyer has..." October 15
Die By The Blade "It took four games and a contest against another injury-riddled bottom-dweller, but the Buffalo Sabres finally have their first win of the season, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in the shootout. The Sabres played their best game of the season, and while they still gave up a ton of shot..." October 15
Toronto Sun "Eric Staal is apparently willing to waive his no-trade arrangement for a deal that would land him with the Maple Leafs. The question is: Have the Carolina Hurricanes reached the point in which they are willing to trade their best and highest-paid player as part of both a salary dump and the..." October 15