Hurricanes Rumors & News

  • Canes cruise past Islanders with trade deadline looming

    Raleigh News & Observer "Bill Peters acknowledged the obvious. There is a very good chance that come Monday night in Chicago, the Carolina Hurricanes will not resemble the group constructed by general manager Ron Francis at the start of the season. "I know all our guys - obviously upcoming free agents - are in..." March 01

  • Hurricanes Sign Jay McClement to Two-Year Contract Extension

    Hockey Fights "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have agreed to terms with center Jay McClement on a two-year contract extension. The deal will pay McClement $1.3 million in 2015-16 and $1.1 million..." March 01

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    Alex Prewitt @alex_prewitt

    The Capitals are finalizing a trade sending D Jack Hillen and a draft pick to Carolina for D Tim Gleason, per league sources.

  • Trade target Tlusty: ‘I know the deal and know what they expect to do’ in Carolina

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Canes' game Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers at PNC Arena was to be a memorable game for goaltender Cam Ward, who is playing his 500th career NHL game. For forward Jiri Tlusty, it will be 396th career game but it also could be his last in a Canes uniform. Tlusty is one of the team's..." February 25

  • Canes top Flyers 4-1 in Cam Ward’s 500th career game

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cam Ward insisted he treated his 500th career game as just another game. None of his Carolina Hurricanes teammates believed him, of course. For a goalie, 500 games in the NHL is both rare and special. Ward became only the fifth active goalie to reach that milestone Tuesday and the 64th in..." February 25

  • Kings acquire defenseman Andrej Sekera from Hurricanes

    CBSSports.com "The Los Angeles Kings have filled a major need ahead of Monday's trading deadline by acquiring veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes for a conditional first-round draft pick and prospect Roland McKeown according to multiple reports. According to Elliotte Friedman, if the..." February 25

  • Jets Acquire Jiri Tlusty From Carolina Hurricanes

    NHL.com "The Winnipeg Jets announced they have acquired forward Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a third round draft choice in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth round draft choice in the 2015 NHL Draft. The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have placed forward Blake Wheeler..." February 25

  • Blackhawks, Kings reportedly among teams most interested in trading for Sekera

    The Score "The Andrej Sekera sweepstakes are heating right up. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman has become arguably the most sought-after trade target in advance of Monday's deadline, and the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have emerged as two of the most interested suitors, according to Bob..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Canes’ Francis: We’re not trading Jordan Staal

    Raleigh News & Observer "With the NHL trade deadline a week away, Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis on Monday looked to end one bit of speculation. Disputing media reports out of Pittsburgh that the Penguins could be interested in reacquiring Canes center Jordan Staal, Francis said, “We’re not moving..." February 24

  • Hurricanes not shopping Jordan Staal

    ESPN.com "The Carolina Hurricanes have no interest in trading Jordan Staal, despite the chatter out of Pittsburgh over the weekend that the Penguins would love to reacquire him. Sure, Penguins GM Jim Rutherford would like to bring Staal back to town this summer. Why wouldn't he? But there’s no plan at..." February 23

  • Islanders rip Hurricanes, 4-1

    Lighthouse Hockey "The Islanders took on the Hurricanes who they have had their way with so far this season. One would look at this game and expect a bit of a letdown of a game - both teams played last night, both teams traveled, there was a state of emergency due to inclement weather and Carolina was offering..." February 18

  • Hurricanes double up Senators 6-3

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes rebounded after a bad Saturday night in Minnesota with a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night at the Canadian Tire Centre. Coach Bill Peters complained about too many passengers in the game against the Wild and his team responded as 13 different players had..." February 17

  • Canes' GM Francis talks trades: 'We hope to be fairly active'

    Raleigh News & Observer "The NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and speculation abounds. The Carolina Hurricanes are only adding to it. Asked this week how active the Canes would be up until the March 2 deadline, general manager Ron Francis said, "We hope to be fairly active." It's possible -- perhaps probable..." February 14

  • Ducks sneak a 2-1 win over Hurricanes

    Anaheim Calling "Despite being heavily outshot, Anaheim ends the road trip 2-2-1 thanks to great goaltending and a pair of late second period goals. First Period For much of the opening frame the Hurricanes controlled possession and while unable to get many A-grade opportunities on Ducks starter John Gibson,..." February 13

  • Hurricanes' Murphy out four weeks with leg injury

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes defenseman Ryan Murphy has been placed injured reserve. Murphy suffered a leg injury on Thursday against the Arizona Coyotes and is expected to be out..." February 10

  • Canes’ Murphy (lower body) to have an MRI

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes will be without defenseman Ryan Murphy tonight when they visit the San Jose Sharks. Murphy was injured midway through the first period during Carolina’s 2-1 shootout victory on Thursday night in Arizona. The 21-year-old took a high stick to the face from Arizona..." February 08

  • Ducks Drag Their Heels to a 5-4 Overtime Win

    Anaheim Calling "The Ducks played one of their most inconsistent games of the year and somehow still won in overtime. First Period: Eric Brewer returned to the lineup tonight as Clayton Stoner drew out with possible flu. Brewer hasn't played since December and was paired with Sami Vatanen. Anton Khudobin..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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 NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "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 NHL.com 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

    ESPN.com "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

    ESPN.com "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

    Sportsnet.ca "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

    Sportsnet.ca "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

    NHL.com "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. >> http://t.co/FZJF3nvcyv

  • 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