Hurricanes Rumors & News

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    Carolina Hurricanes @NHLCanes

    Coach Peters said after #Canes practice today that Eric Staal skated alone this morning, could return during the road trip vs. Vancouver.

  • ‘Canes activate Skinner from IR

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes finally caught a break in the health department on Friday, as forward Jeff Skinner was activated off IR and should be available for Tuesday’s game in Winnipeg. To clear room for Skinner, the ‘Canes sent forwards Brody Sutter and Patrick Brown to AHL Charlotte." October 17

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    Carolina Hurricanes @Canes_Gameday

    Nathan Gerbe has a lower-body injury and will not return.

  • Hurricanes' Skinner, Staal, Sekera remain sidelined for Thursday

    CBSSports.com "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..." October 16

  • Hurricanes Recall Brody Sutter from Charlotte

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled center Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). It was also announced today that forward Patrick Dwyer has..." October 15

  • Sabres earn first win in shootout over Hurricanes

    Die By The Blade "It took four games and a contest against another injury-riddled bottom-dweller, but the Buffalo Sabres finally have their first win of the season, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in the shootout. The Sabres played their best game of the season, and while they still gave up a ton of shot..." October 15

  • Rumours swirl about Staal coming to Toronto

    Toronto Sun "Eric Staal is apparently willing to waive his no-trade arrangement for a deal that would land him with the Maple Leafs. The question is: Have the Carolina Hurricanes reached the point in which they are willing to trade their best and highest-paid player as part of both a salary dump and the..." October 15

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Skinner is close Peters says. Will skate with team Tuesday but not play. Could be ready for Thursday

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Staal will not play against Sabres, Peters says.

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Dwyer also out Tuesday.

  • Hurricanes summon Boychuk, Skinner on IR

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes announced that forward Zach Boychuk has been called up. Boychuk was taken with the 14th overall pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He’s excelled in the minors, scoring 36 goals and 74 points in 69 AHL contests last season, but he has had difficulty securing a roster spot..." October 12

  • Islanders improve to 2-0 with win over Hurricanes

    New York Post "The cheers were loud and hearty and often. And on this historic night, they were deserved. The Islanders gave the fans at the Coliseum a reason to celebrate in the final home opener at this old hockey barn on Saturday night, with their much-hyped team delivering a fast and physical brand of..." October 12

  • Islanders start season strong, rout 'Canes

    Islanders Point Blank "It was a night of impressive Game 1s, led by center Brock Nelson (two goals, two assists). John Tavares had three assists and newcomer Johnny Boychuk a goal and two assists. The Islanders led 2-0 after the first period and 3-0 after the second, all on power-play goals. Goalie Jaroslav Halak..." October 11

  • Canes' goalies compete for top job

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cam Ward has long been known as “Wardo” with the Hurricanes. That’s his moniker. And Anton Khudobin? “Maybe it’s because I’m Russian,” he said, smiling, “but I’m always being called ‘Dobi’ or ‘Dubi,’ or sometimes ‘Dobs.’ Sometimes just ‘Anton.’ There are so many ways. I’m OK with..." October 09

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

  • Peters, Hurricanes trying to move forward without Skinner, Jordan Staal

    Raleigh News & Observer "As the Carolina Hurricanes stretched on the PNC Arena ice after Tuesday’s practice, coach Bill Peters circled the group, tapping each player with his stick. “Good job, Staalsy,” Peters said. “Good job, Gleas. Good job, Lindy.” So it went after the Canes put in their first practice without..." October 08

  • Top 10 NHL breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season

    Sports-Kings "Every year, there’s a crop of new faces that make their mark on the NHL landscape. In the upcoming season, these 10 players should breakout and put their name on the hockey map. Honorable mentions: LW Sam Bennett, Calgary Flames; C Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers; D Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas..." October 08

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    Аrpon Basu @ArponBasu

    Canes announce Jeff Skinner has a concussion. Tough preseason in Carolina.

  • Brown sent to Checkers; Canes’ roster at 24

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Canes reduced their roster to 24 players Saturday, assigning forward Patrick Brown to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL), and Canes coach Bill Peters said the team may go into the regular season with a full 23-man roster. Brown, who played collegiately at Boston College and was the BC captain,..." October 05

  • Canes add LaRose, cut nine

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes announced Saturday the club has added forward Chad LaRose to its’ training camp roster on a professional tryout. LaRose, who sat out the entire 2013-14 season, signed a contract with the Hurricanes’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, this..." September 27

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Waivers: BRAD THIESSEN CGY JARED STAAL CAR GREG NEMISZ CAR JUSTIN SHUGG CAR BEN HOLMSTROM CAR

  • Jordan Staal to miss 3-4 months with broken leg

    Canes Country "It might not be the absolute worst-case scenario, but for the Carolina Hurricanes, losing Jordan Staal for the rest of 2014 is near the top of that list. The team announced Thursday that Staal, who has played every game for the club since his 2012 trade from the Pittsburgh Penguins, will miss..." September 25

  • Jordan Staal suffers broken leg in pre-season game

    The Hockey News "If the Carolina Hurricanes are going to make the playoffs this season, a lot of things need to go just right for them. On Tuesday, things went very wrong when Jordan Staal suffered a broken leg in a pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres. The injury occurred when he was hit by Sabres..." September 24

  • LaRose rekindles passion for hockey

    Raleigh News & Observer "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..." September 22

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

    CBSSports.com "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..." September 22

  • Peters, Canes off to an early start in training camp

    Raleigh News & Observer "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..." September 20

  • At 30, Carolina goalie Cam Ward eager to prove he still has what it takes

    Fox Sports Carolinas "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..." September 10

  • Canes’ Ward believed he would be dealt

    NHL.com "Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward is not the player he once was. He knows it, and he's not afraid to talk about it. Bluntly. "I know I've been inconsistent," Ward said. "Inconsistency at the goaltending position is something you can't afford. These last couple years, dealing with injuries..." September 07

  • Canes’ Ward ready for a better season

    Raleigh News & Observer "It may seem a contradiction, but Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward had an uneasy, productive summer. For Ward, the uneasiness came in persistent speculation he might be traded. Asked this week if he believed he might have played his last game for the Canes, Ward said, “I think I’d be lying if..." September 04

  • Canes Add Nieuwendyk as Pro Scout/Advisor

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has hired Hockey Hall of Famer Joe Nieuwendyk to serve as a professional scout and advisor. “Joe brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our..." September 03

  • Carolina Hurricanes’ Eric Staal glad to be back on the ice

    Raleigh News & Observer "Eric Staal showed no lingering effects from offseason surgery Friday as the Carolina Hurricanes’ captain put in his first informal skate at Raleigh Center Ice. Staal pushed himself at times on the ice, looking anything but tentative. “I feel good,” he said. “I just want to continue to take..." August 31

  • How long can Carolina put off a major makeover?

    Pro Hockey Talk "For more than a decade, the Carolina Hurricanes seemingly presented an all-or-nothing proposition: they’d either make a deep playoff run or miss the postseason entirely. Consider their remarkable results since losing in the 2002 Stanley Cup Final against the Detroit Red Wings: 2001-02: lost in..." August 17

  • Veteran exec Waddell looks to get Hurricanes’ finances in shape

    Raleigh News & Observer "Don Waddell has been around the NHL long enough to hear the alarm bells ringing before he even arrived in town. The man who oversaw the sale and move of a struggling Sun Belt franchise to Canada is joining the Carolina Hurricanes? “That was the first thing I had to address with the staff,”..." August 10

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    Dmitry Chesnokov @dchesnokov

    #Canes Alexander Semin has not yet fully recovered from the wrist surgery. He will travel to the US to rehab this weekend.

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    Carolina Hurricanes @NHLCanes

    What is next for Haydn Fleury after signing a three-year, entry-level contract with the #Canes? FAQ: http://t.co/TPxJwfdPMh

  • Carolina’s Pitkanen (heel) not close to returning

    Pro Hockey Talk "Joni Pitkanen missed all of last season recovering from a severely broken heel, and it doesn’t sound as though the recuperation process has advanced much. In a brief interview with Finnish news outlet Kaleva, Pitkanen said he’s a “long way” from returning to play, noting that the injury hasn’t..." August 06

  • Staal Undergoes Surgery for Core Muscle Injury

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that center Eric Staal underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury suffered during off-season training. The procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers in..." July 29

  • Canes’ new coach low-key, but ready for challenge

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters was an assistant with the Detroit Red Wings last season when the HBO crew rolled in to tape the “24/7: Road to the Winter Classic” series. The HBO cameras were everywhere, it seemed, but Peters wound up with scant on-air time. “I hid, for sure,” Peters..." July 27

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Canes GM Ron Francis says Brett Bellemore has signed a 1-year, 2-way deal. Gets $600,000 NHL, $175,000 AHL.

  • Canes’ top draft pick hopes to make NHL quickly

    Raleigh News & Observer "Being a first-round draft pick – even a top 10 draft pick – carries no guarantees when it comes to playing in the NHL. That’s especially true for defensemen. Haydn Fleury would like to think he’ll be an exception, that he can play his way onto the Carolina Hurricanes’ roster this year and..." July 24

  • Canes Agree to Terms with Rasmus Rissanen

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Rasmus Rissanen on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Rissanen $575,000 at the NHL level, or $90,000 at the..." July 23

  • Carolina Hurricanes prospects start development camp

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes’ locker room is packed with prospects this week, young players filling every seat during development camp. Some hope to be back in the room for the Canes’ preseason training camp in September. A few can hope to be in it when the Canes’ regular season begins in..." July 23

  • Canes believe Semin will be ready for training camp

    Pro Hockey Talk "As much as things have changed for the Carolina Hurricanes, one rather simple hope remains: the team is crossing its fingers for better injury luck. Alexander Semin knows that well, and with offseason wrist surgery in mind, he remains a health question mark heading into next season. The latest..." July 13

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Francis on possible LaRose comeback try: "Obviously, he'd need to earn his way, show he can still do it."

  • Former Leaf Jay McClement ready to accept his role with the Canes

    Raleigh News & Observer "As an unrestricted free agent, center Jay McClement was looking for more than just the highest bidder. "I wanted it to be a good fit," McClement said Friday. After talking with Canes general manager Ron Francis, after a chat with new coach Bill Peters, McClement made his decision -- Carolina..." July 05

  • Canes Agree to Terms with Ben Holmstrom

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with center Ben Holmstrom on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Holmstrom $600,000 in the NHL or $200,000 in the American..." July 04

  • Staal in the family: ‘Canes re-sign Eric and Jordan’s younger brother

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes maintained their monopoly on hockey-playing Staal brothers Thursday, agreeing to terms with Jared Staal on a one-year, two-way deal worth $550,000 at the NHL level. The only Staal brother yet to establish himself as a full-time NHLer — Marc (Rangers), Eric (‘Canes) and..." July 03

  • Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Michal Jordan

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Michal Jordan (MIH-kahl yohr-DAHN) on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Jordan $550,000 on the NHL level,..." July 03

  • Hurricanes Agree to Terms with McClement

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with center Jay McClement on a one-year contract. The deal will pay McClement $1 million for the 2014-15 season. “Jay is a veteran..." July 03

  • Canes Agree to Terms with Tim Gleason

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Tim Gleason on a one-year contract. The deal will pay Gleason $1.2 million for the 2014-15 season. “We obviously know..." July 03