Found December 01, 2011 on Lord Stanley's Blog:
The Carolina Hurricanes have added former NHL head coach John MacLean to Kirk Muller's coaching staff, general manager Jim Rutherford announced today. MacLean, 47, spent nine seasons as a coach in the New Jersey Devils organization, including seven years as an assistant coach. He was head coach of the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2009-10, leading the Devils’ affiliate to its best-ever record and first-ever playoff berth. He was named head coach of the New Jersey Devils prior to the 2010-11 season, but was replaced 33 games into his first season as an NHL head coach. "He fits the mold of the coaches we already have," Rutherford said. "In his playing career, he offered a lot of leadership and character. He has great coaching experience. He was a real good assistant coach for the Devils and then a head coach, and he knows Kirk." MacLean joins assistant coaches Dave Lewis, Tom Barrasso and Rod Brind'Amour. In Muller's first game Tu...

'Canes in desperate need of a win under Muller

Raleigh, NC --- One of the reasons the Carolina Hurricanes made a coaching change earlier this week was to lighten the mood in the team's locker room by taking some pressure off of the players. In addition, new coach Kirk Muller's message was for the team to have fun. But losing isn't fun. And even with Paul Maurice gone and Muller calling the shots, the results haven...

Former Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice wishes successor, Kirk Muller, good luck

When Paul Maurice was fired from his post as the Carolina Hurricanes head coach on Tuesday, he could have left kicking and screaming. Instead, he packed up his things and left in possibly the classiest way possible. He left a note for his successor, nineteen-year NHL player Kirk Muller, in the Hurricanes locker room. As Sportsgrid pointed out, it may have been a plea for Muller...

No disciplinary action for Joslin

The NHL will take no disciplinary action against Canes defenseman Derek Joslin for his hit on Florida Panthers forward Kris Versteeg in Tuesday's game. Versteeg was hit in the head by Joslin late in the first period of the Panthers' 3-1 victory and left the ice bloodied. No penalty was called. A disciplinary hearing was set for Wednesday for Joslin to determine if Joslin...

Carolina Hurricanes Scoring Chances Through November

Now that I've got the retrospect out of the way, we can go forward and look at the team's scoring chance numbers through two months of play. This will be a little different from what I did last month as I'm going to be looking at a few different things, one of which being adjusted scoring chance information. One of the biggest issues with scoring chances is that there...

Rangers 5, Hurricanes 3

Kirk Muller is quickly getting a feel for how much work he has to do with the Carolina Hurricanes. The New York Rangers topped the Canes 5-3 Thursday at the RBC Center. That was Muller's second loss since being named coach Monday, but the Canes are winless in their last five games and suffered their fouth straight regulation loss. Muller kept the media out of the locker room...

Florida Panthers vs. Carolina Hurricanes 11/29/11 Scoring Chances

This may have been Carolina's fourth straight loss but it was also a game where the Hurricanes were the better team. Florida was outchanced 17-13 for the entire game and virtually had no life in the first period but the Canes did not make them pay for it. Once again, some of the blame falls on the powerplay failing to create chances when they had plenty of opportunities (five...

Hurricanes Claim Nodl off Waivers

This had to have been one of the easiest decisions for Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford. His team is sitting in 14th place in the Eastern Conference, having won 3 of their last 10 games.  The team has a brand new NHL coach (literally) in Kirk Muller. Their penalty killing ranks 22nd in the NHL. If [...]

Pregame Notes: Rangers at Carolina

Game Preview ---> Tonight's Game AT The Rangers will face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at RBC Center (7:00 p.m.), to begin a two-game Southeast road tri...

Rangers @ Hurricanes (Games 22)

The New York Rangers (13-5-3) visit the Carolina Hurricanes (8-14-4) at RBC Center tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 92Probable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikFedotenko-Richards-CallahanAvery-Dubinsky-PrustBoyle-Mitchell-HagelinMcDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-SauerWoywitka...

Strong second period carries Rangers past Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. - Kirk Muller is quickly grasping how much work he has to do with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Canes'...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Carolina Hurricanes

TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at RBC Center (7:00 p.m.), to begin a two-game Southeast road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings, and fourth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 13-5-3 (29 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Pittsburgh [...]

Hurricanes claim Andreas Nodl

Jim Rutherford has been a busy man the last couple of days as he has now claimed 24-year old winger Andreas Nodl off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers. At first, I didn't think much of this move because Nodl appeared to be nothing more than a depth forward and I assumed the 11 goals and 22 points he had last season was a product of playing on a line with Mike Richards. However...

Hurricanes Claim Andreas Nodl on Waivers

Tweet RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s C...

Hurricanes Reassign Brett Sutter to Charlotte

Tweet RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s C...
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