The Carolina Hurricanes have solidified their goaltending situation for the next few years, announcing they’ve signed Eddie Lack to a two-year extension worth $5.5 million. Lack, who was set to become a free agent at the end of the 2015-16 season, will now be controlled by the Hurricanes until 2018. The Hurricanes scored one of the best deals this offseason, bringing Lack...
Jaccob Slavin broke a tie with 5:10 left, and Cam Ward made 19 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 in an exhibition game Sunday in St. John's, Newfoundland. Brock McGinn opened the scoring the scoring for Carolina in the first period. Shane Prince tied it in the second. Andrew Hammond made 24 saves for the Senators.
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When Jim Rutherford was hired earlier this month as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, following a 20-year stint in the same position with the Hurricanes/Whalers, he was asked why he thought his former franchise had not earned a playoff berth since 2009. His answer: mostly injuries at the goaltender position. In inheriting the roster, new general manager Ron Francis also...
Could Cam Ward be on the move this summer? By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) In an extremely flat goaltending market heading into the 2014 offseason, there is an abundance of talent at a variety of prices. Now there’s another name to an already bucolic list. Cam Ward has confirmed to General Manager Ron Francis on Tuesday that he is indeed willing to waive his NTC given the right...
The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled goalie Cam Ward from his brief conditioning stint in the minor leagues. The team announced the move Sunday. Ward went 1-1 with a 2.02 goals-against average in two games this weekend with the Hurricanes' AHL affiliate in Charlotte. The 2006 Conn Smythe Trophy winner missed Carolina's last 14 games with an unspecified lower-body injury and began...
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The Carolina Hurricanes have removed goaltender Cam Ward from injured reserve and assigned him to their American Hockey League affiliate for a conditioning stint. Ward has missed the last 13 games with a lower-body injury. The Hurricanes' all-time leader in games played by a goaltender, wins and shutouts will join the AHL's Charlotte Checkers in Cleveland ahead of the team's game...
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RALEIGH, N.C. Hurricanes backup goalie Justin Peters did a good job of holding things down while Cam Ward (sidelined for 10 games) healed from a lower-body injury. But nothing compares to Ward when he's on, as was the case in Carolina's 4-1 victory over Ottawa on Sunday night. The Senators got out to a 1-0 lead just over a minute into the game, and not long after, Ottawa had a...
The Carolina Hurricanes will get an upgrade in net for their matchup against the Boston bruins on Monday night with the return of former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Cam Ward from injury. The 29-year-old goaltender last played on Oct. 24 and lasted only 4:07 into the game before exiting. He’s 2-2-3 on the season, and with the Hurricanes ranking 28th in the NHL in goals scored, they...
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