Found January 10, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
PREVIEW 7:30 AM EST Trying to emerge from a recent pattern of game-to-game and period-to-period inconsistency, the Flyers (24-12-4) reach the statistical midpoint of the season tonight when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes (14-22-7) in Raleigh. The game starts at 7 PM EST and will be broadcast locally on the Comcast Network Philadelphia (not CSN Philly). This is the fourth and final meet...

The truth about Chad LaRose

There seems to be a conflict within the fanbase about Chad LaRose and how he has been used as a top-six winger this season. I've heard a ton of praise and criticism thrown his way. Some people have said that this will be his break-out year and that he's finally showing that he can be a consistent 20-goal scorer. Others have said that he belongs on the fourth line, shouldn...

Hurricanes F Skinner cleared for contact

Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner has been cleared for contact, just over a month after being placed on injured reserve with concussion symptoms.Skinner will be re-evaluated following Wednesday's practice and a timeframe for his return to action could be determined then.The teenager was placed on IR retroactive to Dec. 7 after suffering a concussion earlier in the month...

Replaceable and Replacement Level Players

In the wake of the article I posted about Chad LaRose and Jerome Samson's performance last night, there's been some debate about how what LaRose does can be easily replaced. First, we need to talk about what exactly a "replaceable player" is. In baseball and hockey, statisticians throw around the word "replacement level player" to describe a player who...

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Philadelphia Flyers 1/10/12 Scoring Chances

Last night's 2-1 loss to the Flyers had a lot of positives that Carolina could take home and a game where they could have earned at least a point but things didn't quite work out that way. I know a lot of recaps will say that Flyers netminder Sergei Bobrovsky stole this game for them and while it might look that way on paper, the Flyers defense put forth a strong defensive...

Game 44 Preview: Flyers at Hurricanes

Philadelphia Flyers (24-12-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (14-22-7)RBC Center, 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, CSN-PhiladelphiaThe Hurricanes have made yet another lineup change as it is Chad LaRose who is injured this time and replacing him will be AHL All-Star forward Jerome Samson. It is odd that I wrote the article about LaRose's value to this team yesterday because that's when he...

Hurricanes' LaRose hurt during practice

Carolina Hurricanes forward Chad LaRose was hurt during practice Monday and the team recalled forward Jerome Samson from its AHL affiliate in Charlotte on an emergency basis.

Hurricanes Recall Jerome Samson from Charlotte

Tweet Samson RALEIGH, NC &nd...

Flyers grind out 2-1 win over Canes

RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have been a strong team on home ice the past month. The Philadelphia...
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