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HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Will The Carolina Hurricanes Try To Cut Some Salary?

from Darren Dreger of TSN, Peter Karmanos is known as a budget-conscious owner. If things don't improve dramatically, the likelihood increases Karmanos puts heat on rookie general manager Ron Francis to trim the payroll that current stands at $66.2 million (according to capgeek.com). This seems somewhat obvious given the fact the Hurricanes invested money this season to...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sutter recalled; Eric Staal placed on injured reserve

The Canes on Wednesday recalled forward Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League. The team also announced center Eric Staal has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Staal trade rumors are kind of pointless

We’re about a half-dozen games into the NHL season, so you know what that means: time to get the rumor mill going! The focus of most of the trade rumors these days shouldn’t come as a surprise. You see, Eric Staal is a nearly-30-year-old center on the downturn with a huge contract, so naturally everyone is talking about him getting traded out of Carolina. There just seems to...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner, Andrej Sekera return to Hurricanes lineup

The Carolina Hurricanes will get a much needed charge into the lineup as they seek their first win of the year Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. Forward Jeff Skinner will make his season debut and defenseman Andrej Sekera will get back into the lineup after each sat out with injuries. Skinner will be a most-welcome addition considering the 33-goal scorer from a year ago has been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Declining Production Of Eric Staal

fromo Travis Yost of TSN, The organization appears headed towards a full-fledged rebuild, and Eric Staal – whose $8.2-million AAV contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season – is an asset that could be shopped to potential suitors. If Staal’s ever made available, expect numerous playoff-hopeful teams to show interest. A lot of this is because Staal has been...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Trade Interest in Andrej Sekera

There is a chance that the Carolina Hurricanes move defensemen Andrej Sekera at some point this season.#457156886 / gettyimages.comThe Hurricanes have been rumored to be looking to rebuild since Jordan and Eric Staal went down with injuries. Chris Johnston mentioned on Sportsnet.ca that "the teams around the league believe Sekera is the more likely player to be moved."...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 5: Needing to beat a bad Carolina team

It’s too early in the season to call a game a must win, but the Rangers could really use a dominant showing against the woeful Carolina Hurricanes tonight. The Canes are without brothers Staal, Jeff Skinner, and Andrej Sekera. Considering the team really wasn’t that good to begin with, missing four of their top players […] The post Game 5: Needing to beat a bad Carolina team...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Andrej Sekera and Jeff Skinner out for Tonight’s Game

The Carolina Hurricanes will be without both Jeff Skinner and Andrej Sekera tonight for their game against the New York Rangers. #460792769 / gettyimages.comSkinner, Sekera out tonight Peters says.— Chip Alexander (@ice_chip) October 16, 2014Jeff Skinner has been out of the lineup since October 5th with a concussion suffered in the preseason but was hoping to rejoin the team for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Skinner, Staal, Sekera remain sidelined for Thursday

The Carolina Hurricanes have a real problem right now. Most of their top players are injured and will continue to be out for Thursday night's game against the New York Rangers. Eric Staal, Andrej Sekera, Patrick Dwyer and Jeff Skinner all will miss the game. That's on top of Jordan Staal who has been sidelined since the preseason and will be for a few more months. Justin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Andrej Sekera feeling 'real sore', considered day-to-day

The Carolina Hurricanes received some good news regarding the nasty spill that starting defenseman Andrej Sekera took into the boards Tuesday night. According to The Score, Sekera emerged only "real sore" from a face-first collision with the end boards that looked to be potentially much worse.#477346609 / gettyimages.com Sekera appeared to have gotten his skate caught...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ Victor Rask Embarrassingly Forgets Puck On Shootout Attempt

This is every rookies nightmare. Carolina Hurricanes rookie Victor Rask was called on to show his stuff in the lengthy shootout with the Buffalo Sabres and he had an absolutely brutal gaffe. Fortunately he missed the puck completely so he was legally allowed to go back and pick it up and go on with this […] The post Hurricanes’ Victor Rask Embarrassingly Forgets Puck On Shootout...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Rask forgets the puck during a shootout attempt

Carolina Hurricanes forward Victor Rask swooped around the ice and darted forward to take his shootout attempt on Buffalo goaltender Jhonas Enroth. As he gained speed, Rask reached for the puck and surged forward. There was just one problem… The puck might come in handy. It actually didn’t matter as Rask’s attempt failed and the Sabres ended up winning the shootout.
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Eric Staal out Tuesday

Eric Staal will not play on Tuesday night due to an upper body injury according to NBC Sports. Staal left Saturday night's loss to the Islanders with discomfort in his upper body after being hit by Islanders forward Matt Martin. Staal does not have a concussion as first thought but he will still be left out of the line-up tonight as the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Buffalo...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Official Game Preview: Sabres vs Hurricanes

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Carolina Hurricanes Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC When: 7:30PM Know thine enemy: Heading into this year, the Hurricanes hadn’t improved on paper and were coming off a non-playoff finish in 2013-14. So you can only imagine where they sit after losing Jordan Staal to a broken leg in the preseason (on […] The post Super Official Game Preview: Sabres vs...
Via Two Pad Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Place Jeff Skinner On Injured Reserve; Zach Boychuck Recalled

The Carolina Hurricanes placed star forward Jeff Skinner on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 5, the team announced Sunday. Skinner suffered a concussion in the preseason finale against the Washington Capitals last Sunday after colliding with Matt Niskanen. In 71 games in the 2013-14 season, Skinner led the Canes with 33 goals, but he has yet to play in the first two regular...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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