HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hurricanes Add Organizational Depth

Much of the heavy lifting Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Ron Francis plans do this offseason likely will come later this summer. In the meantime, there were light organizational moves to release Friday and an international scouting trip to make Sunday. Francis and members of the front office reportedly attended Sunday’s 2017 IIHF Under-18 Men’s World Championship in Poprad...
Via The Hockey Writers
17 hours ago

Carolina Defenseman Justin Faulk Needs To Find a Balance Next Season

Justin Faulk has a ton going for him, but he is still searching for a middle ground to get him from a great player to an elite player. There is something weird about critiquing Justin Faulk‘s season. He was an All-Star for the third straight season. He was Carolina’s highest scoring defenseman once again. Finally, he […] Carolina Defenseman Justin Faulk Needs To Find a Balance...
Via Cardiac Cane
18 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes Prospects: The Charlotte Checkers Take Series Lead in Chicago

The Charlotte Checkers won Game 3 in overtime to take a 2-1 series lead over the number one seeded Chicago Wolves. With the odds stacked against them, the Charlotte Checkers have given themselves a chance to upset top seed in the American Hockey League Western Conference. In a seesaw game in Chicago on Sunday, the […] Carolina Hurricanes Prospects: The Charlotte Checkers Take Series...
Via Cardiac Cane
19 hours ago

Hurricanes’ Net May Get New Guardian

The Carolina Hurricanes may be looking toward the future with an eye toward having a new guardian of the net, a new keeper of the crease. After a decade of relying on Cam Ward to be their goalie, a new face may be behind the mask. After two seasons of backup goalie Eddie Lack, they may decide to move on. The Candid Comment Hurricanes GM Ron Francis held the team’s end-of-season...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Hurricanes’ Peters’ Point-Blank Plea

Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters made a point-blank plea to team general manager Ron Francis at their end-of-season joint press conference on April 12. Frankly, it was of such a direct nature that I was surprised. The Plea Peters said, “I think we have specific needs, very specific needs.” It was an unusual posture for Peters to take in that setting with the media...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

The Hurricanes Need to Look For More Skill in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

The Carolina Hurricanes and Ron Francis should be looking for skilled forwards in the NHL Draft’s 1st round. With the 2016-17 season over, the Hurricanes are once again on the outside looking in for the playoffs. Part of the reason they aren’t dancing this April is goal scoring. It seems this has been the issue […] The Hurricanes Need to Look For More Skill in the 2017 NHL...
Via Cardiac Cane
4 days ago

WATCH: Top Saves of the Year

Top saves from the Hurricanes' 2016-17 season
Via YouTube
7 days ago

Who is going to be captain for the Carolina Hurricanes?

For the duration of the 2016-2017 season, the Carolina Hurricanes lacked many qualities. While they put together a hell of a playoff push, that cannot distract from the fact that there were many factors missing from their game. Arguably the most crucial component missing from this season was a captain. The Hurricanes are a young team still trying to develop an identity and chemistry...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Noah Hanifin Added to 2017 U.S. Men's National Team

He will compete in the 2017 IIHF Men’s World Championship Noah Hanifin has been added to Team USA’s roster for the 2017 IIHF Men’s World Championship. This year’s World Championship will be held from May 5 to May 21 in Cologne, Germany, and Paris, France. This is Hanifin’s second appearance on Team USA’s World Championship senior squad. He also represented the US in...
Via BC Interruption
10 days ago

David Marcoux out as Carolina Hurricanes' goalie coach

Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Another early NHL offseason begins for Carolina Hurricanes

Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: #BickellBrave

(4.8.17) - Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell was surprised by his teammates, coaches and staff as they all participated in Walk MS at PNC Arena.
Via YouTube
16 days ago

Carolina Hurricanes fans have a reason to be exited

It’s April, and the Carolina Hurricanes have left a familiar taste in fans’ mouths once again. They have now failed to make the playoffs for the eighth straight year after going on a franchise record 14 game point streak. However, that familiar taste may be more sweet than bitter this time. The Hurricanes were the best team in hockey this past March, going 10-2-5. Carolina saw...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What Eddie Lack’s injury means for the Carolina Hurricanes

In Monday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings, the Carolina Hurricanes lost backup goalie Eddie Lack to a neck injury. He was released from the hospital Tuesday morning and was officially diagnosed with a neck strain. His recovery time is to be determined. Andreas Athanasiou got a breakaway opportunity down the boards after a deflected Hurricanes’ shot on the other...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack stretchered off ice after collision on OT winner

An incredibly scary moment occurred in Carolina tonight as inadvertent contact left Hurricanes goaltender Eddie Lack seriously injured. In overtime against the Detroit Red Wings, Lack was hit by Andreas Athanasiou while scoring the 3-2 OT-winner. The contact wasn’t intentional, but the hit left Lack sprawling in pain on the ice. Medical staff quickly made their way on the ice...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Skinner scores 2 to lead Hurricanes past Predators

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jeff Skinner scored in each of the first two periods and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 Saturday night. Jordan Staal added a goal and an assist while Jaccob Slavin had two assists for Carolina, which swept the two-game season series and snapped Nashville's three-game winning streak. Elias Lindholm scored a short-handed empty-netter...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner dekes Thomas Greiss out on ridiculous penalty shot goal

Thomas Greiss never stood a chance in a one-on-one battle with Jeff Skinner. On Monday, with the Carolina Hurricanes leading the New York Islanders 6-2, Skinner was hooked on a breakaway in the third period. Now, what do you think the Canes sniper did with the chance? Well, he deked Greiss out of his equipment with an absolutely filthy goal: It doesn’t get much better than that...
Via The Comeback
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Fan offers NHL ref glasses to make sure video review done properly

Referees are often tasked with making tough decisions and are easily scrutinized immediately by fans when things don’t go their team’s way. In Tampa Bay, one Lightning fan offered some help – we think.In this case, a coach's challenge was called after the Carolina Hurricanes disputed whether or not Tyler Johnson was offside before he scored. Forced to review the play, a referee...
Via The Comeback
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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