Hurricanes Rumors & News

  • Carolina scores five straight goals and win in Dallas

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes fell behind 2-0 in the first period, but then scored five consecutive goals and held on to beat the Dallas Stars, 6-4 on Tuesday night at the America Airlines Center. Eric Staal had two goals and an assist and was named player of the game by his teammates. The Stars..." November 19

  • Sharks ride rookie goalie to win over Hurricanes

    San Jose Mercury News "The most composed player on the ice Sunday night for the Sharks was a goaltender making his NHL debut. Troy Grosenick made his first start a historic one, making 45 saves to lead the Sharks to a 2-0 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. It is the most saves by a Sharks goalie in..." November 17

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Semin will not play today Peters says

  • Bruins slip past Hurricanes 2-1

    Boston Herald "The Boston Bruins aren't ready to let two embarrassing losses fade completely out of their minds with one victory. Seth Griffith and Patrice Bergeron scored first-period goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots and the Bruins rebounded from the consecutive defeats with a 2-1 win over the Carolina..." November 16

  • Injuries sideline Hurricanes’ Semin, Harrison vs. Bruins

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes have been playing better as their general health has improved, but they’ll be missing some pieces against the Boston Bruins this afternoon. Alexander Semin and Jay Harrison can’t play against Boston, according to Michael Smith of the team website. Semin, 30, is dealing..." November 15

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    Carolina Hurricanes @NHLCanes

    Coach Peters said Ward will start tomorrow against Boston and Khudobin will get his first home start against San Jose on Sunday.

  • Jets right back in win column after downing Hurricanes 3-1

    Winnipeg Sun "It's easy to see that Michael Hutchinson is enjoying the opportunity to rewrite his Hollywood ending. Since being pulled early in the second period of his first start of the season against the defending champion Los Angeles Kings after giving up three goals on 13 shots, Hutchinson has been..." November 14

  • Skinner notches 100th goal, Canes douse Flames 4-1

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said Monday his team still was searching for an identity. The Canes may be close to forging one. In beating the Calgary Flames 4-1 Monday night at PNC Arena, the Hurricanes again came from behind, displaying resiliency. They used their speed. They again..." November 11

  • Canes Recall Michal Jordan from Charlotte "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled defenseman Michal Jordan (MIH-kahl yohr-DAHN) from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Jordan will be available for..." November 10

  • Backstrom’s overtime goal lifts Capitals past Hurricanes

    Washington Post "All eyes were trained on Alex Ovechkin, as they often are. Away from the spotlight, Nicklas Backstrom quietly waited, like he often does. Thirty seconds remained in overtime Saturday night at Verizon Center, enough time for the Washington Capitals to salvage another busted second-period lead. As..." November 09

  • Lindholm gives Canes 4th-straight win, 3-2 over Blue Jackets in OT

    Raleigh News & Observer "Elias Lindholm nearly won it with seconds left in regulation. In overtime, he was the finisher. Lindholm’s power-play goal with 37.8 seconds remaining in the extra period Friday lifted the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets at PNC Arena, pushing the Canes’..." November 08

  • Tlusty should play against Jackets; Gleason out

    Raleigh News & Observer "Jiri Tlusty should play Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets in what the Canes expect to be another tough, bruising game. Tlusty, who took a hit to the head from Columbus' Jack Johnson in Tuesday's game in Columbus, went through the morning skate at PNC Arena. The winger then had some..." November 07

  • Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 4-2 to win third straight

    Canes Country "Don't look now but the Carolina Hurricanes are out of last place. The Canes won their first road game of the season and third game in a row as they defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2 on Tuesday night. Both teams have eight points now, but Carolina has a game in hand on the..." November 05

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Peters decision made: Semin is back in lineup after 2 games as healthy scratch.

  • Hurricanes hold off Kings 3-2 for second-straight win

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes had little time to celebrate their first victory of the season. Less than 24 hours, actually. The Los Angeles Kings, the defending Stanley Cup champions, were at PNC Arena on Sunday – edgy, looking to end a skid of their own, and with forwards Anze Kopitar and Marian..." November 03

  • Ward, Hurricanes shut out Coyotes for first win of season

    Raleigh News & Observer "There was a sense of both celebration and relief. There were smiles in the locker room afterward, for once, and the joy that comes with hard-earned victories. The Carolina Hurricanes are winless no longer. The Canes finally picked up their first victory of the season, and gave Bill Peters his..." November 02

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    Carolina Hurricanes @NHLCanes

    Coach Peters said he does not expect Alexander Semin to be in the #Canes lineup Saturday with a couple healthy bodies returning.

  • Richardson scores twice as Canucks cruise past Carolina

    Vancouver Sun "And you thought there was no such a thing as a Category 0 hurricane. The Vancouver Canucks faced one Tuesday night and, not surprisingly, emerged unscathed. The Canucks did what everyone has been doing in the early days of this new National Hockey League season. They beat the Carolina..." October 29

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    Michael Smith @MSmithCanes

    Eric Staal said he'll be in the #Canes lineup Tuesday vs. Vancouver.

  • Draisaitl scores first NHL goal as Oilers beat Hurricanes

    Edmonton Journal "History has a way of repeating itself. Leon Draisaitl scored his first NHL goal in his eighth game with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, just as fellow first-rounder Taylor Hall did on Oct. 28, 2010. The 18-year-old centre scored with a sweeping backhand off a rebound for the winning goal on..." October 25

  • Peters ‘real concerned’ after ‘Canes blown out in Calgary

    Pro Hockey Talk "Not much has gone right for Carolina this year, but the ‘Canes might’ve suffered their lowest moment on Thursday in a 5-0 drubbing at the hands of the Flames. The winless ‘Canes suffered their worst defeat of the season while recording their fewest shots on goal (16), prompting rookie head..." October 24

  • Monahan breaks scoring drought as Flames hammer winless Hurricanes

    Calgary Herald "It appears Joe Colborne may be a man worth listening to. After Thursday morning’s skate, he said: “Trust me — he’s going to pot one here. Then the floodgates will open. When he gets going, when he gets feeling it, he doesn’t miss too many.” And? Sean Monahan scores twice — his first two..." October 24

  • Sutter recalled; Eric Staal placed on injured reserve

    Raleigh News & Observer "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. " October 23

  • Jets snap losing skid with 3-1 win over Hurricanes

    Winnipeg Sun "It’s amazing what a greasy goal can do to the collective psyche of a hockey club that has been under siege and having trouble denting the twine. After getting blown out to the tune of 13-2 during the past four games and blanked twice, the Winnipeg Jets got a lunch-bucket goal from their captain..." October 22

  • 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..." October 21

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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 "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 "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


  • 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' "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