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Faulk, Hurricanes beat Leafs to snap skid

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist, and the Eastern Conference-worst Carolina Hurricanes broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the previously surging Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. The Hurricanes (9-19-3), who entered with the NHL's worst record, had scored only one goal in each game of their skid. Their offensive outburst snapped the Maple...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Faulk has goal, assist as Hurricanes get better of Maple Leafs

  Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist, and the Eastern Conference-worst Carolina Hurricanes broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the previously surging Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. The Hurricanes (9-19-3), who entered with the NHL's worst record, had scored only one goal in each game of their skid. Their offensive outburst snapped the Maple Leafs' six-game...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes trade Jay Harrison to Jets for draft pick

  The Winnipeg Jets have acquired defenseman Jay Harrison from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a draft pick. Under terms of the deal announced Thursday, Carolina receives the Jets' sixth-round pick in the 2015 draft. That pick originally belonged to Ottawa. The 32-year-old Harrison is reunited with Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice, whom he played for both in Toronto and Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Checkers break into 'bad lip reading' (Videos)

Like many of us, the AHL's Charlotte Checkers are big fans of the "Bad Lip Reading" videos that have gone viral over the past few years. We're still waiting patiently for BLR to branch into the world of hockey. Until they do, the Checkers are filling the void by making some videos of their own featuring their players, and they're doing a pretty goog job of it. You can check out...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 29 Preview: Flyers looking to storm forward against Carolina

The Philadelpha Flyers (10-13-5) will look to make it two wins in a row today as they faceoff against the Carolina Hurricanes (8-17-3) at 1:05. The Flyers are coming off a big home win on Thursday night against the Devils which saw goals from secondary scorers such as Sean Couturier, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek. Philadelphia is looking to continue its strong play at the Wells...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes three game losing streak analysis

The Carolina Hurricanes went 0-3-0 this past week bringing the teams current losing streak to four games. The team dropped contests to the Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, and New Jersey Devils. The current losing skid has dropped the team to last in the Eastern Conference with 19 points. This is the third losing streak of at least four games for the team this season. Offense...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Carolina Hurricanes’ broadcast obsesses over an empty chair

The Carolina Hurricanes are bringing up the rear in the Eastern Conference and as a result the team’s broadcast hasn’t had too much to talk about. When the Hurricanes hosted the New Jersey Devils, the broadcast obsessed over an empty chair sitting near the New Jersey bench. They discussed at length who has been sitting in it and there was even a special “Empty Chair” and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Play: Hurricanes finish off disappointing homestand with a loss

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes (8-16-3) had a golden opportunity with five straight games at home starting in late November. Instead, they find themselves losers of three straight and four of the five home games, including this last one to the New Jersey Devils (11-13-4), by a final of 2-1. Now, the Hurricanes will go on the road for awhile and there will likely be a lot...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Jordan Staal skates but still no timetable for return

Carolina Hurricanes are #484643507 / " target="_blank">expecting a familiar face back soon. Jordan Staal has started skating. #484643507 / Even though he has yet to skate with the team, it is good news that Staal has taken the ice. Staal has yet to play a game this season with the Hurricanes after suffering a broken leg during the preseason...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Ward and Sekera both out

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward and defenseman Andrej Sekera did not play Thursday night against the Washington Capitals. #459337046 / Ward was out with an undisclosed lower-body injury that coach Bill Peters has said is "not that serious", as per Sports Illustrated. Sekera sustained an upper body injury after blocking a shot with his hand in the final...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoffs still possible for 'Canes, but December looms large

The Carolina Hurricanes (8-13-3) have a lot of work left to do if they want to make the playoffs after finishing October winless, but seasons aren't made off of one bad month or even in one good one. The Hurricanes have learned that over the last five seasons that have ended just short of the playoffs, as they've had hot months with winning records followed up by missed opportunities...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Michal Jordan gets another unfavorable comparison to... Michael Jordan (PHOTO)

The curse of having the same name as a celebrity or legendary athlete is a cross some people have to bear.It might get you a convenient restaurant reservation over the phone but, in the case of Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Michal Jordan, that novelty has become tiresome. During Wednesday's game against Carolina, the Nashville Predators trolled the Hurricanes player with an...
Via The Other Paper
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ Michal Jordan Is Sick Of Comparisons To Michael Jordan (Photo)

It really isn’t fair to compare anyone’s career to Michael Jordan’s, but it’s especially unfair if you’re a rookie defenseman in the NHL. Michal Jordan of the Carolina Hurricanes has heard all of the comparisons before, but that didn’t stop the Nashville Predators from having some fun with him during Wednesday’s game. The 24-year-old was playing in just his third NHL...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL’s Michal Jordan Is So Over Being Compared To That Other Michael Jordan

Here we go again…story of my life! thanks a lot @PredsNHL thanks a lot — Michal Jordan (@TheBigCzech23) December 3, 2014 Whats up with Twitter today!did i miss something? — Michal Jordan (@TheBigCzech23) December 3, 2014 Michal Jordan is a 24-year-old Czechoslovakian who plays for the Carolina Hurricanes. He has only appeared in eight Article found...
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Predators’ broadcast compared Michal Jordan to Michael Jordan

The Nashville Predators’ broadcast had a bit of fun with Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Michal Jordan. Instead of comparing Jordan to a defenseman on the Predators, they opted for a more lofty comparison. Michal Jordan needs to step up his pace! That, or pick up a basketball. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Jordan Staal to start off ice training

The Carolina Hurricanes are getting some good news. Jordan Staal is taking a new step in his recovery after fracturing his right fibula during the preseason. #484634701 / The injury happened during the second game of the preseason after an unfortunate accident. He underwent surgery the week of the injury to repair the damage and was initially expected to miss...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes December preview

As the calendar flips to December and the public begins to turn to the holiday season the Carolina Hurricanes must now turn to the next leg of their schedule. November was a mixed bag for the Hurricanes with the team securing points in its first six games before cooling off and losing seven of their last nine. Even in defeat the team has shown some signs of improvement with each...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What the hell happened: Pens fall to the Hurricanes 3-2

This was one of those games where you expected a T. Rex to come plowing down through the CONSOL roof and eat Nathan Gerbe. This wasn’t what Pens fans expected; it wasn’t what Canes fans expected. And that’s what made it entertaining as hell. The best part of the game was watching the Canes find new and exciting ways to mess up their own odd-man breaks. Case in point: they had...
Via The Pensblog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 22: Carolina Hurricanes at Pittsburgh Penguins

Carolina Hurricanes (6-12-3) at Pittsburgh Penguins (15-4-2) 7:00 PM – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens head back to the ice tonight with an opportunity to skate off the turkey against one of the worst teams in the NHL, the Carolina Hurricanes.  The Pens will get the frontend of the hone-and-home, with the Hurricanes hosting the Pens when they square...
Via The Pensblog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Carolina Hurricanes trade Eric Staal?

At the end of the 2006 season the Carolina Hurricanes were in a fantastic place as a franchise. The organization had just come off it’s first Stanley Cup with a team that was balanced with gritty veteran play and exciting young talents throughout the roster. Perhaps the brightest star on that team was young Eric Staal. Fresh off a season in which Staal scored over 100 points and...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey player Jakub Petruzalek’s fashion model girlfriend found dead

KHL hockey player Jakub Petruzalek, who skated for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes during the 2008-2009 season, is dealing with a heartbreaking tragedy. Petruzalek’s girlfriend, Katerina Netolicka, who modeled for Prada and L’Oreal, was found dead in the apartment they shared in Litvinov, in the Czech Republic, according to The cause of death is unknown.
Via Speleb
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential trade target: Riley Nash

In my daily perusing of pending free agents on bad teams, I came across Riley Nash of the Carolina Hurricanes. The 25-year-old center is in the final year of his second contract, one that pays him at a $575,000 cap hit. Basically peanuts. This year is, for all intents and purposes, Nash’s second full pro […] The post Potential trade target: Riley Nash appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Carolina Hurricanes finally won a game

It took nine games, but the Carolina Hurricanes are finally in the win column. The Hurricanes beat the Arizona Coyotes by a score of three to zero for their first win of the 2014-15 season. The club has had a dreadful start to the year, picking up just two points through their first eight games. Maybe it’s not time to pop the champagne, but for the Hurricanes this is a step (a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 01, 2014  |  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...
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes’ Jeff Skinner Took Elbow To Face (Gif)

An elbow to the face has the ability to knock you out of this life and the next one.  While in pre season hockey, Carolina Hurricanes took a nasty elbow to the face by Capitols defenseman Matt Niskanen on the ice today. This led him to immediately crashing on the ice and thus, being taken out of the game. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game. [NIS] The post Carolina Hurricanes’...
Via Geeks and Cleats
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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