Hurricanes Rumors & News

  • Blues top Hurricanes 3-2 in shootout

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The two meetings between the Blues and the Hurricanes this season can be seen as showing the power of changing goalies. In the first meeting between the teams, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock pulled Brian Elliott from the goal after the Blues fell behind 3-1 12:42 into the game. On Friday night at..." January 31

  • Canes coach Bill Peters to stick with winning lineup

    Raleigh News & Observer "Coming off a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, Canes coach Bill Peters sees no reason to make changes. "Keep rolling," Peters said Wednesday. Peters said he would keep the same lineup for Friday's home game against the St. Louis Blues. That means Anton Khudobin will be the starting..." January 29

  • Hurricanes begin 2nd half with 4-2 victory over Lightning

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes, playing strong hockey in January, hoped the NHL All-Star Game break wouldn’t hurt their momentum. Justin Faulk, the Canes’ All-Star defenseman, helped see that it didn’t. Faulk had a goal and an assist Tuesday, as did captain Eric Staal, as Carolina topped the Tampa Bay..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Canes’ Ward on trade speculation: ‘Whatever happens, happens’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward is going about his business as usual. Despite believing he would be dealt last summer and then having his name mentioned in trade rumors, Ward has moved on. “There was a lot of chatter about it last year and I learned a lot from that too,” Ward told..." January 23

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Ray Whitney closes a terrific career "The Wizard is hanging them up. Ray Whitney, 42, announced his retirement as an NHL player Wednesday, capping a terrific career which produced 1,064 points (385-679) in 1,330 regular-season games. Not bad for a guy who was once waived. He put up consistent production thanks to soft..." January 21

  • Khudobin lead Hurricanes to 4-1 win over Maple Leafs

    Canes Country "Khudobin wins fifth straight start and Carolina is now 6-2-1 in January The Carolina Hurricanes took advantage of a struggling team and defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1 on Monday night at the ACC. The Canes won back-to-back road games for the first time this season and now have a 6-2-1..." January 20

  • Eric Staal wants to stick with Hurricanes "Eric Staal knew the questions were coming Monday morning, and he was ready for them. A game in the NHL’s biggest media market brings along the kind of questions he doesn’t always have to answer on a day-to-day basis, although his future will be an increasing topic ahead of the March 2 trade..." January 20

  • Rask, Lindholm back Khudobin with shootout goals as Canes win over Avalanche

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters turned 50 Tuesday, then saw his team need a shootout to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 at PNC Arena. “I got old fast,” Peters said with a wry smile. Peters wasn’t talking about the shootout. The Canes handled that well, shooting first and getting goals..." January 14

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    Michael Smith @MSmithCanes

    #confirmed by Peters: Khudobin to start. Liles back in, Bellemore out

  • Hurricanes’ E. Staal not likely to waive no-trade "It doesn’t appear as though Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal will be waiving his no-trade clause anytime soon. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Staal wants to remain with the Hurricanes. Staal, whose name has been bandied about amid trade speculation, has one year remaining..." January 12

  • Canes’ Justin Faulk selected for NHL All-Star Game

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk has been selected to play in the 2015 NHL All-Star Game. He was one of 36 players added to the All-Star roster Saturday. It’s the first All-Star Game selection for Faulk, 22, who is in his fourth NHL season. No other Hurricanes were chosen for the..." January 11

  • Friedman not yet hearing denials of Wild-Hurricanes-Ward connection

    Nichols on Hockey "“I reported on the weekend that they denied – both teams – that there was any talk of Jhonas Enroth in Buffalo. I saw Mike Russo reported today that he wouldn’t be surprised if the Wild were looking at Cam Ward out of Carolina, and to this point I haven’t gotten anybody denying that one on..." January 10

  • Predators edge Hurricanes, 3-2

    Tennessean "The Predators found a way to close this one out. The 3-2 victory over Carolina at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday was won with a race to the finish and a defensive effort on the penalty kill in the final 90 seconds. "We did some good things late," Predators forward Mike Fisher said. "It's just..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Canes make it 2 straight in 2-1 shootout win over Bruins

    Raleigh News & Observer "Jordan Staal is in the Carolina Hurricanes’ lineup, and the Canes now have their first winning streak since early November. It’s hardly a coincidence. The Canes badly missed Staal, who was out the first 35 games of the season with a broken leg. But Carolina’s 2-1 shootout victory Sunday..." January 05

  • Hurricanes recalled Murphy, placed Liles on IR

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s tough to spin any injury situation, especially for a team as ravaged by ailments as the Carolina Hurricanes have been. Still, the bright side of John-Michael Liles being placed on injured reserve is that it opens up room for Ryan Murphy to be called up on Tuesday. The Canes get a chance..." December 31

  • Canadiens opened their four-game, post-Christmas road trip with a 3-1 win over the Hurricanes

    Montreal Gazette "The third line supplied most of the offence as Jiri Sekac opened the scoring and Lars Eller provided a milestone goal. The victory gave the Canadiens six wins in their last seven games. Redemption for Sekac: After Sekac took a penalty for tripping Tim Gleason at 4:30 of the second period, he..." December 31

  • Jordan Staal Activated from Injured Reserve "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have activated center Jordan Staal from injured reserve. He is expected to make his 2014-15 season debut in Carolina’s game tonight against the..." December 29

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Peters expects JStaal and Tlusty back for Habs

  • Hurricanes, Khudobin beat Devils in shootout

    Raleigh News & Observer "Presumably all the Carolina Hurricanes want for Christmas is Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel. Team executives will not know whether the opportunity to select one of the two presumptive franchise cornerstone centers will be theirs until June 26, the date of the 2015 Entry Draft. In the interim,..." December 24

  • Rangers make it 6 straight with shutout win over the Hurricanes

    New York Post "And so it’s six straight now for the Rangers, who are feeling pretty, pretty good while constructing their longest winning streak since the 2011-12 group took seven in a row through mid-November. “We’re not flying too high and we’re not too cocky, but we’re feeling good about our game,” Dan..." December 22

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    Dan Rosen @drosennhl

    Carolina coach Bill Peters says Jordan Staal (leg) is real close, and don't be surprised if he returns Dec. 29 against Montreal.

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    Chantel McCabe @NHLChantel

    Peters said Khudobin will play tonight. Semin and Liles back in and Jordan comes out vs #NYR

  • Canes end losing streak with 4-1 win against Maple Leafs

    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

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Semin is close to returning, Peters says. Possibly this weekend.

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    #NHLJets acquire Jay Harrison from Carolina for a 2015 6th round pick; place Trouba on IR retroactive to Dec 14. >>

  • Canadiens defeat the last-place Hurricanes, 4-1

    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

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #hurricanes Jordan Staal could be back in the next two weeks. #tvasports

  • Bounces go Kucherov’s way in Bolts’ 2-1 win

    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

  • Cory Schneider Steals 2-1 Win for Devils Against Hurricanes

    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

  • Wings win third in row, downing 'Canes to go atop Atlantic

    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

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    Chantel McCabe @NHLChantel

    No concrete time table of return but plenty of progress. 11 said it was very mentally challenging at first but "puts things in perspective."

  • Hurricanes send MacIntyre back to AHL "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

  • Eric Fehr's late goal lifts Capitals over Canes in Carolina

    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

  • Hurricanes beat Predators 2-1 as Cam Ward wins goalies' duel

    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

  • Jordan Staal to begin off-ice workouts

    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

  • Early Penguins lead holds up in 3-2 win over Hurricanes

    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

  • Carolina Hurricanes top Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2

    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

  • Montoya saves Panthers after Luongo injured in Panthers 1-0 win over Canes

    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

  • Colorado Avs rally to defeat Carolina Hurricanes

    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

  • Tanner Pearson ends scoring drought as Kings beat Hurricanes, 3-2

    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

  • Carolina scores five straight goals and win in Dallas

    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

  • Sharks ride rookie goalie to win over Hurricanes

    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

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Semin will not play today Peters says

  • Bruins slip past Hurricanes 2-1

    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

  • Injuries sideline Hurricanes’ Semin, Harrison vs. Bruins

    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

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    Carolina Hurricanes @NHLCanes

    Coach Peters said Ward will start tomorrow against Boston and Khudobin will get his first home start against San Jose on Sunday.

  • Jets right back in win column after downing Hurricanes 3-1

    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