The Carolina Hurricanes have responded to the belief their executive vice president and general manager, Ron Francis, has placed in them. Friday night they welcomed the New Jersey Devils to their home ice and emerged victorious, 3-1. This came on the heels of Thursday night’s “must win” game against the Philadelphia Flyers, which the Hurricanes
The Carolina Hurricanes are singing a familiar tune. The lyrics go something like, “Here we are again, hanging out in no man’s land. Year after year, fans can’t understand.” It is a sad song, really, that laments the reality that another season out of the playoffs is unfolding. The team seems headed to no man’s land
The Carolina Hurricanes band of young NHL players hit the road to escape the parking lot that would become the highways surrounding the PNC Arena. The North Carolina State Fair is in town and the Hurricanes always leave town in early October as a result. Past Performance Thankfully Not Repeating Heading west has not been
The Carolina Hurricanes won their first game of the season on Saturday night against the Minnesota Wild, 5-4 in a shootout. It may turn out to be their most significant win of the year. It is the first season-opener the Hurricanes have played at home in years, as well as the first season-opener they have
With training camp around the corner, the Washington Capitals find themselves with questions. Can their young, promising prospects fill the voids on their main roster left by high-scorers like Marcus Johansson and Justin Williams? And more importantly, if they can’t, what’s the next step? For general manager Brian MacLellan, the answer lies in professional tryouts.
Justin Williams, newly acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes from the Washington Capitals, met with the media Monday to talk about his return to the team with which he won the Stanley Cup in 2006. After two more Stanley Cup championships with the Los Angeles Kings in 2012 and 2014, as well as the Conn Smythe
In an environment where management sometimes receives criticism for not being willing to spend money to improve, the Carolina Hurricanes did an excellent job extending the contract of defenseman Jaccob Slavin on Wednesday. According to the Hurricanes’ press release, the team and Slavin came to terms on a seven-year contract extension that will begin during the
Another day closer to July 1 and free agency and another day teams can chat with prospective free agents about joining their roster. This is also another day that teams can look at getting their own players extended on contracts that make sense for the franchises and for general managers to look to the external