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Coyotes-Hurricanes Preview

Amid the worst start in franchise history, the Carolina Hurricanes are doing their best to remain positive. The Hurricanes again try for that elusive first victory Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes, who are in danger of opening with five straight road losses for the first time in 22 years. After being outscored 20-6 during an 0-4-1 trip, Carolina (0-6-2) is obviously frustrated...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Rumors: Eric Staal hopes to remain

Eric Staal has been the subject of trade rumors since the start of the season. Now reports suggest that Staal has no interest in leaving Carolina.#482959287 / gettyimages.comElliotte Friedman told Sports Net 960 about a conversation that he had with Staal, "I had a chance to talk to Eric Staal on Friday... Staal said to me that he met with Ron Francis in the summer and talked...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes activate captain Eric Staal from injured reserve

  The Carolina Hurricanes have activated captain Eric Staal from injured reserve. The team made the announcement Tuesday, about six hours before their game at Vancouver. Staal suffered an unspecified upper-body injury during the Hurricanes' second game of the season on Oct. 11. He has missed the last five contests. He had one goal and one assist in those two games. To make room...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes activate captain Eric Staal from IR

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have activated captain Eric Staal from injured reserve. The team made the announcement Tuesday, about six hours before their game at Vancouver. Staal suffered an unspecified upper-body injury during the Hurricanes' second game of the season on Oct. 11. He has missed the last five contests. He had one goal and one assist in those two...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Eric Staal to return to the lineup Tuesday night

The Carolina Hurricanes will be getting a boost on the top line as forward, and team captain, Eric Staal will return to the lineup after missing five games with an upper-body injury, as reported by Michael Smith on the team's official website.#482959287 / gettyimages.comStaal has played in just two games this season before getting injured on October 11 against the New York Rangers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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 that "the teams around the league believe Sekera is the more likely player to be moved."...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 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
14 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
15 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 / Sekera appeared to have gotten his skate caught...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Good, Bad, Ugly: Sabres vs Carolina Hurricanes

From Hometown Hockey: Following every Sabres game, we’ll be taking a little look at the previous night’s action with a little segment called “good, bad and ugly”. Expect a loooooooot of ugly. The Good Marcus Foligno, everyone! Just when it looked like only Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons would be the only ones to ever […] The post Good, Bad, Ugly: Sabres vs Carolina Hurricanes...
Via Two Pad Stack
16 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
16 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
16 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
17 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...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Sideline Reporter Suspended After DWI Arrest (Mugshot)

Carolina Hurricanes sideline reporter, Chantel McCabe, has been suspended by the team after being arrested for DWI. McCabe, 25, was charged Saturday after being stopped in the 1600 block of Glenwood Avenue. Hurricanes team president Don Waddell issued a statement Tuesday morning announcing that the team has placed McCabe on suspension through Oct. 30. “In light of what happened...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes reporter suspended after drunk driving arrest

Carolina Hurricanes reporter Chantel McCabe has been suspended for the month of October after being arrested on a drunk driving charge. “In light of what happened this past weekend, we think it is best that Ms. McCabe take some time away from the team,” team president Don Waddell said in a brief statement Tuesday. She is suspended through Oct. 30. McCabe was charged Saturday with...
Via Awful Announcing
23 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Carolina Hurricanes

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Carolina Hurricanes. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Carolina Hurricanes 2013-14 Season: 36-35-11  83 points – (7th Metropolitan Division; 13th Eastern Conference) Bill Peters, a former assistant coach of the Detroit...
Via The PensNation
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes News: Replacing Jordan Staal

The Carolina Hurricanes will be without Jordan Staal for a while, per their official twitter:UPDATE: Jordan Staal to have surgery on right leg, will miss 3-4 months. READ:— Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) September 25, 2014#478404343 / gettyimages.comFirst year head coach Bill Peters explained to Michael Smith of why loosing Staal is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Staal suffers broken leg

In a story reported Wednesday, Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes had suffered an unspecified knee injury against the Buffalo Sabres in preseason action on Tuesday night. Late Wednesday, the reality of the situation was brought to light: Staal suffered a broken right leg. Staal has returned to Raleigh to meet with team doctors and the team says there is no timetable for his...
Via Sports-Glory
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes draft defenseman Haydn Fleury in first round

Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis used the first draft pick of his tenure in Charlotte on one of the top defenseman available in the draft, Canadian prospect Haydn Fleury. Fleury, a 6-foot-2 left-hander who last played for Red Deer in the WHL, was taken with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. He was the second defenseman off the draft board, following No...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes continue to clean house of coaching staff

It’s been a disappointing season or six for the Carolina Hurricanes. The spring cleaning began when Jim Rutherford was removed from his position as general manager, though keeping him on as team president is more of a spring job title shifting than cleaning. The Canes then promoted alumni Ron Francis to general manager, after which eyes shifted to the coaching staff. It was only...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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