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  • Can Hurricanes count on Mrazek, McElhinney?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Goaltending remains the question – the eternal one, really – for the Carolina Hurricanes, even as Petr Mrazek and Curtis McElhinney have provided some satisfying short-term answers. As great an addition as Nino Niederreiter has been, the combined play of Mrazek and..." February 19

  • Rod Brind'Amour keeps close eye on son drafted by Edmonton Oilers

    Edmonton Sun "Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour will always be an Edmonton Oilers fan because they drafted his son Skyler two years ago, who is playing junior A for Chilliwack. Brind’Amour watches his son’s games on the computer, every last one of them. “I..." February 18

  • Brind'Amour: Canes 'don't care what other people think' about celebrations

    The Score "Rod Brind'Amour is all for his players' post-win routines. The Carolina Hurricanes head coach left no doubt about his position on the "storm surge" celebrations that Don Cherry criticized on "Hockey Night in Canada" on Saturday..." February 18

  • Hurricanes create 'bunch of jerks' T-shirt after commentator's rant

    USA Today "Longtime hockey commentator Don Cherry referred to the Carolina Hurricanes as "a bunch of jerks" on Saturday night. And if T-shirt sales are any indication, they're fully embracing that label. The Hurricanes announced Sunday that they will start selling..." February 18

  • Cherry: Hurricanes 'are jerks' for the way they celebrate wins

    Yahoo! Sports "Just in case you weren’t sure where Hockey Night in Canada commentator Don Cherry stood on the Carolina Hurricanes’ win celebrations on home ice, he stated his feelings loud and clear on Coach’s Corner on Saturday night. The former Boston Bruins bench boss..." February 17

  • Hurricanes face tough decision on Ferland

    NHL.com "Forward Micheal Ferland has heard the speculation that he might be traded before the NHL Trade Deadline, but he is trying to stay focused on helping the Carolina Hurricanes qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2009. The Hurricanes (29-22-6) are three points..." February 16

  • The NHL trade deadline could use a little drama

    New York Post "Every time someone wants to talk about the NBA, I have the same response. “I don’t really watch the games until about the conference finals, but I closely follow the league. I love the drama.” Conversely, when discussing the NHL, it’s the exact..." February 15

  • Canes G Darling takes a leave of absence

    TSN "Carolina Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell says goalie Scott Darling is taking a personal leave of absence. Since signing a four-year contract with the Hurricanes in 2017, Darling has struggled. This season, Darling has appeared in just eight games with the Hurricanes, going..." February 10

  • Hurricanes could be buyers or sellers at Trade Deadline, GM says

    NHL.com "The Carolina Hurricanes plan to be active before the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline, but whether they'll be buyers or sellers will probably be determined by how they play in the next two weeks. The Hurricanes (28-21-6) are 13-4-1 since Dec. 31 and are one point behind the Pittsburgh..." February 10

  • Five teams that should call about Jimmy Howard

    Pro Hockey Talk "For the third year in a row the Detroit Red Wings are going to miss the Stanley Cup Playoffs and that means with the NHL trade deadline fast approaching they should be looking to sell off all of their pending unrestricted free agents to the highest bidder. As well as any other..." February 07

  • Niederreiter leading ‘Canes playoff surge

    Pro Hockey Talk "For most of the 2018-19 NHL season the Carolina Hurricanes have been making headlines for what they have done after games. Their Storm Surge celebrations after home victories has produced a wide range of responses from excitement locally and in the locker room, to some outrage and..." February 07

  • Burke rips Canes' post-win celebration again: 'It's bush league and I hate it'

    The Score "Brian Burke reiterated his disdain for the Carolina Hurricanes' post-victory behavior when asked Saturday night about the team's latest celebratory moves. The former NHL executive-turned broadcaster once again expressed his displeasure with the Hurricanes while watching a..." February 03

  • NHL to mark Black History Month for first time with special initiatives, museum tour

    Sporting News "The NHL and NHLPA this year will celebrate Black History Month for the first time, marking February as part of the league and union's "Hockey Is For Everyone" initiative, they announced Friday. “The players are committed to inclusion in the sport and..." February 01

  • What the 2018 NHL trade deadline shows us about first-round pick values

    Sportsnet "The Jake Muzzin trade got the ball rolling in a couple of respects. First, it opened the trade market with a month to go until the deadline and, second, it gave us an idea of what a first-round pick might get you in the lead up to Feb. 25. Trying to pin down exactly what a..." January 31

  • Report: Hurricanes, Martinook nearing agreement on two-year contract extension

    Canes Country "Late last week, Jordan Martinook and his wife welcomed a new baby to the family. The Carolina Hurricanes apparently decided to celebrate the new arrival with a new contract extension for the proud papa. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the Canes..." January 29

  • Big contract extension secures Teravainen’s future, likely puts final nail in Ferland’s trade coffin

    Canes Country "Seven points out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Carolina Hurricanes roll into Calgary today knowing that they need two points to help keep their dim playoff hopes alive. But as crucial as Tuesday night’s inter-conference matchup is, the game..." January 23

  • Maple Leafs Watching Hurricanes Defense Closely

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Toronto Maple Leafs need help on the right side of their defense. The Carolina Hurricanes have a surplus of right-handed defenders. That match has been obvious for so long that trade speculation has run through basically every single potential move, and yet no move has actually been..." January 23

  • Carolina Hurricanes Willing To Move Top-Four Defenseman

    Pro Hockey Rumors "It’s been months if not years of speculation surrounding the Carolina Hurricanes and their depth on defense, but now as the team has started playing well and is pushing closer to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference things are heating up. Today, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic..." January 22

  • Trade deadline buyers should beware about Ferland

    Pro Hockey Talk "Despite plenty of their fans wanting to keep the bruising pending free agent, the Carolina Hurricanes are likely to trade Micheal Ferland, according to Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic. LeBrun places a potential price tag for a Ferland trade as a first-round pick and a..." January 22

  • Hurricanes sign Teravainen to a five-year, $27 million extension

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes don’t have many forwards under contract next season, but they managed to secure one more on Monday, as they signed Teuvo Teravainen to a five-year, $27 million contract extension ($5.4 million AAV). The 24-year-old is currently second on the..." January 21

  • Dougie Hamilton addresses innuendo that followed him out of Calgary

    Sportsnet "Dougie Hamilton wants to set the record straight. He’s not a huge fan of museums. "Not really," chuckled the Hurricanes defenceman following Sunday morning skate in Edmonton. Too bad, as the 25-year-old was welcomed to Raleigh last summer with..." January 20

  • Hurricanes coach apologizes to new player for team's performance, says he almost suited up

    USA Today "The Carolina Hurricanes didn't get a chance to do their famed post-win celebration Friday night. In fact, they didn't even come close. And first-year coach Rod Brind'Amour wasn't happy about his team's effort after a 4-1 loss to the Ottawa..." January 19

  • Hurricanes hope to move defenseman for another top-6 forward

    The Score "One new player up front may not be enough for the Carolina Hurricanes. The club still hopes to land another top-six forward before the Feb. 25 trade deadline in exchange for a defenseman, TSN's Pierre LeBrun reports. Carolina boasts a wealth of solid blue-liners,..." January 17

  • Wild send Nino Niederreiter to Hurricanes for Victor Rask

    Pro Hockey Talk "The NHL’s trading season has officially arrived. We knew the Carolina Hurricanes were going to be one of the teams to watch over the next few weeks as the trade deadline approaches, and they made a fairly significant deal on Thursday afternoon when they sent..." January 17

  • Bruins are interested in Carolina's Micheal Ferland

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "Elliotte Friedman posted the latest version of his always great "31 Thoughts" today, and it featured plenty of info on trade rumors from around the league. The Bruins were mentioned in one interesting point: "4. The list is longer, but Boston,..." January 16

  • Hurricanes the team to watch as trade deadline approaches

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes are a team worth watching right now for a lot of reasons. By winning eight of their past 11 games they have inched their way back into the playoff discussion in the Eastern Conference. At least enough to be considered on the bubble. Yes, five points back in..." January 15

  • Schedule For Upcoming NHL “Bye Weeks”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "For the third year in a row, the NHL has scheduled a mandated multi-day break for each team in the middle part of the season. Meant to give each team a rest, much like the bye week in the National Football League, this break also includes limits on practice, including several days in..." January 15

  • Hurricanes’ Ferland could seek Tom Wilson-type money on next contract

    Sportsnet "When the Washington Capitals locked up Tom Wilson to a six-year contract worth $5.17 million per season it certainly raised some eyebrows around the NHL. After all, it’s not often a player that averages more than 160 penalty minutes per season receives a payday like that one, but Wilson..." January 13

  • Hurricanes, Micheal Ferland 'far apart' in contract talks

    Yardbarker "The Carolina Hurricanes have been the target of much trade speculation ever since Thomas Dundon took over as owner and rapidly changed the front office. The team traded away Elias Lindholm, Noah Hanifin and Jeff Skinner in part because the Hurricanes were hoping for a new identity on the ice,..." January 09

  • Dougie Hamilton Potentially Available As Carolina Enters Trade Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With talks extension talks cooling with Matt Duchene the Ottawa Senators could be forced to consider moving their unrestricted free agent forward before long, and they’re not the only Eastern Conference team in that situation. The Carolina Hurricanes were also discussed on last..." January 06

  • Nashville Predators Claim Phillip Di Giuseppe Off Waivers

    NHL.com "Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Phil Di Giuseppe has been claimed on waivers by the Nashville Predators. Di Giuseppe, 25, recorded four points (1g, 3a) in 21 games this season with the..." January 01

  • Who needs a fresh start in 2019?

    Pro Hockey Talk "New Year’s Day is right around the corner, so naturally many of us have already started thinking about our resolutions. Maybe you want to get into better shape, eat better, expand your knowledge on a certain topic, spend less time on your phone, or something totally..." December 31

  • Michal Cajkovsky Expected To Return To KHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Though he played in the Charlotte Checkers most recent game, Michal Cajkovsky may be leaving the Carolina Hurricanes organization. Today Igor Eronko of Sport-Express reports that Cajkovsky is set to sign a contract with Dynamo Moscow for the remainder of the season. It’s not clear if the..." December 27

  • Hurricanes activate Jordan Staal from IR

    Yardbarker "The Carolina Hurricanes are getting one of their key forwards back, as Jordan Staal has been activated from injured reserve. Staal suffered a concussion earlier this month and has not played since Dec. 5. Carolina now finds itself in sixth place in the Metropolitan Division. The..." December 20

  • Martin Necas loaned to Czech World Junior team

    Yardbarker "Another game-changing talent has been loaned to the Czech Republic for the upcoming World Junior Championship, as Martin Necas has officially been sent by the Carolina Hurricanes. Necas has been playing in the minor leagues, but will join his countrymen in Vancouver for the tournament and..." December 19

  • Hurricanes owner: 'We won't be drafting defense in the first round as long as I'm here'

    Yardbarker "The Hurricanes have taken defensemen in the first round in three of the last five drafts (Haydn Fleury, Noah Hanifin and Jake Bean) and have amassed plenty of depth at that position in recent years. Speaking with Lauren K. Ohnesorge of the Triangle Business Journal (subscription required), team..." December 16

  • Did Svechnikov make big gains in Hurricanes’ loss?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes are justified in their search for a top-six forward/sniper, but whenever a team goes shopping for a trade, they should also ask if they’re taking advantage of the ingredients at hand. That’s a long way of saying that the Hurricanes possess at least..." December 14

  • Carolina Hurricanes Had Trade Fall Through At Last Minute

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Carolina Hurricanes have been rumored to be very interested in adding a scoring forward this season, and they may have almost gotten their wish last week. On the latest edition of Insider Trading for TSN, Pierre LeBrun reports that a deal fell through at the last minute with a..." December 14

  • Marchessault, 'Corsi god,' discusses Golden Knights rebound

    NHL.com "Marchessault is one of three players in the NHL to have at least 580 shots on goal and 250 hits since the beginning of the 2016-17 season (582 shots on goal, 250 hits). When asked to name the other two, Marchessault guessed "Ovechkin." He had it half right; it's Washington..." December 13

  • Which teams are likely to make moves before Holiday Freeze?

    Pro Hockey Talk "We’re exactly one week away from the NHL’s holiday roster freeze. Teams won’t be able to make a move between Dec. 19 at 11:59 pm ET and Dec. 28 at 12:01 am ET, which means there could be some fireworks between now and the 19th. So, which teams are most likely to make a move..." December 13

  • Jordan Staal placed on injured reserve

    Fantasy Pros "The Hurricanes have placed Jordan Staal on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 5th. (NHL Canes) Fantasy Impact: Staal has missed two games with a concussion. " December 12

  • Carolina Hurricanes “Very Confident” They Can Sign Adam Fox

    Pro Hockey Rumors "One of the perhaps underrated parts of this summer’s blockbuster trade between the Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes was unsigned prospect Adam Fox. The young defenseman had been selected in the third round of the 2016 draft out of the US National Development Program, but shot..." December 11

  • Plane carrying NHL team Carolina Hurricanes makes emergency landing

    WSOCTV "A passenger says a Swift Air charter plane carrying the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes made an emergency landing in Oklahoma over the weekend after a noxious smell filled the cabin. The Boeing 737 landed at Tulsa International Airport about 4 a.m. Saturday while traveling from Long..." December 10

  • Hurricanes' Scott Darling back with big club

    CBS Sports "The Hurricanes recalled Darling from AHL Charlotte on Sunday. Darling was brought up since Curtis McElhinney (lower body) was placed on injured reserve. " December 09

  • Carolina Hurricanes Still Pursuing Top-Six Forward

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Carolina Hurricanes’ offense was dealt another blow today when Jordan Staal was diagnosed with a concussion, ruling him out for at least a few days if not longer. Staal hasn’t been a dominant scoring presence, but was still logging big minutes as a reliable two-way..." December 07

  • Micheal Ferland Diagnosed With Concussion, Out Indefinitely

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Carolina Hurricanes were already dealing with a concussion to young defenseman Haydn Fleury, and will now be without another one of their key players due to a brain injury. Micheal Ferland has been diagnosed with a concussion and is out indefinitely until he is given medical clearance to..." November 30

  • Oilers claim Zykov on waivers from 'Canes

    TSN "Valentin Zykov is headed to Alberta. The Edmonton Oilers claimed the 23-year-old winger off of waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. November 30

  • Haydn Fleury Placed On Injured Reserve, Clark Bishop Recalled

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Despite already potentially creating some roster room by placing Scott Darling and Valentin Zykov on waivers today, the Carolina Hurricanes have moved Haydn Fleury to injured reserve as he continues to deal with a concussion. Fleury suffered the injury on November 23rd, and will likely be..." November 29

  • Hurricanes Place Valentin Zykov on Waivers

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Thursday that the club is putting goalie Scott Darling and forward Valentin Zykov on waivers with the intent to assign them to the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers. All 30 NHL teams will now have the opportunity to put in a waiver claim on the two..." November 29

  • Carolina Hurricanes Waive Scott Darling

    Last Word On Hockey "The Carolina Hurricanes have placed goaltender Scott Darling on waivers for the purpose of sending him to the AHL. Over his five-year NHL career, Darling has played for Chicago Blackhawks and Carolina Hurricanes. He has put up a 54-42-17 career record in..." November 29