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Hurricanes owner values team at $420 million, seeks 'successor'

Peter Karmanos has been the owner of the Carolina Hurricanes since 1994, when they were then known as the Hartford Whalers. After 20 years controlling the club, it sounds like Karmanos is at least warming up to the idea of stepping aside, but not quite yet. In an interview with TSN's Rick Westhead, Karmanos said that he is seeking an investor to pour hundreds of millions into...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peter Karmanos Looking For An Investor With $420M For The Hurricanes

from Rick Westhead of TSN, Peter Karmanos, one of the most venerable team owners in the NHL, is looking for someone to succeed him as owner of the Carolina Hurricanes. Karmanos has hired New York investment bank Allen & Co. to help him find an investor who would be willing to commit "hundreds of millions of dollars into the team but let me control it," he told...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LaRose rekindles passion for hockey

It wasn't as if Chad LaRose couldn't have played hockey last year, that he knew the time had come to end his career. The former Carolina Hurricanes forward said there was the option of going to Europe, that he could have found a team, found a way to stay in professional hockey. "But I couldn't give somebody me, I couldn't give them 100 percent of me,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morning Line - Chad LaRose

"But I couldn't give somebody me, I couldn't give them 100 percent of me. I wasn't into the game anymore and I didn't think it was fair to give somebody 60 or 70 percent of me. "I had just built up a lot of anger towards the game. I wanted to get away. I didn't know that I would ever play again, to be honest. … I fell out of love with the sport...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Peters, Canes off to an early start in training camp

The Carolina Hurricanes’ first practice of training camp was scheduled to begin Friday at 8:55 a.m. Bill Peters blew his whistle at 8:52. The Canes’ new coach was ready to get an early start at PNC Arena, and for more than three hours the players rarely stopped. Peters divided the 51 players at camp into two groups, sandwiching the group sessions around a scrimmage that started...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes begin Peters' 1st training camp

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants. The pace was faster than under previous regimes. There was more attention to detail, an almost rigid adherence to a plan. ''He comes in with a presence, a plan and an idea, and that's what you want,'&...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s The #1 Goalie In Carolina?

from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer, Buried in the avalanche of information that came out of the Carolina Hurricanes’ media day a few weeks ago was one interesting little nugget from new coach Bill Peters. Peters said he’d like one of his goalies to play 60 games, which is pretty standard stuff from coaches who generally prefer to have a No. 1 goalie and a backup...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 3: Rangers vs. Hurricanes, 6:30 pm (Traverse City)

Following an off day after splitting their first two games of the Traverse City tournament, the Baby Blueshirts (1-0-1) are back at it tonight as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes (1-1-0) at 6:30 pm. Tonight is the final round robin contest for the Rangers before the placement games begin. Carolina has defeated the Sabres 6-1 and lost to the Stars 4-2. Here are the Rangers stats...
Via NY Rangers Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2PS Top Prospects: Carolina Hurricanes

We here at 2PS are looking at the top five prospects in each system. Then we had a thought: everyone and their mother likely has a list up on their blog, so why not do a different take on it? Instead of a straight top five, we’ll take a look at the top forward, top […] The post 2PS Top Prospects: Carolina Hurricanes appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Season Preview: @canescountry The Carolina Hurricanes

My new friend Bob Wage from CanesCountry.com answered these questions from myself on behald of PensInitiative.com. If you wanted to learn anything and everything about the Carolina Hurricanes this is the place to go. Please make sure you are following them on Twitter dot com @canescountry they do it all. I asked them how Ron Francis' hair felt like and if he likes smooth jazz...
Via PensInitiative
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

We  looked at the teams in the Pacific Division, and now we’ll turn our attention to the Eastern Conference. In the Metropolitan Division, the Carolina Hurricanes finished only four points out of the cellar last year. But an injury-plagued team … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Carolina Hurricanes appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes eager to get a feel for new coach Peters

  The Carolina Hurricanes are eager to get a feel for their new management. With training camp coming up later this month, the Hurricanes are ready to find out how their new bosses - general manager Ron Francis and coach Bill Peters - are going to run things. Goalie Cam Ward said Thursday that he's spoken to his new coach 3-4 times on the phone and ''from the small amount...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

At 30, Cam Ward is eager to prove he still has what it takes in goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Cam Ward may be more than halfway to his 31st birthday, but make no mistake about it -- the baby-faced goaltender still looks as young as he feels. "I'm only 30 years old. I still got ID'ed this summer. In Canada. And the legal (drinking) age in Canada is 18," Ward said, grinning. "That's got to be telling you something. I judge the way...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes News: Carolina Taps Nieuwendyk For Advisor Role

The Carolina Hurricanes added a veteran NHL'er to their front office.#477194737 / gettyimages.comProHockeyTalk's' Mike Halford reports the Hurricanes hired Joe Nieuwendyk as an advisor and professional scout on Wednesday. According to Carolina GM Ron Francis, the 47-year-old Nieuwendyk will be based out of Dallas."Joe brings a wealth of experience and knowledge...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Carolina Hurricanes C 1. Eric Staal  2. Jordan Staal  3. Jay McClement  4. Riley Nash  5. Patrick Brown  L 1. Jeff Skinner  2. Nathan Gerbe  3. Jiri Tlusty  4. Phil Di Giuseppe  5. Brock McGinn  6. Sergey Tolchinsky  R 1...
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