Found November 04, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Injured forward Jeff Skinner again was missing Monday as the Canes practiced at PNC Arena. Canes coach Kirk Muller said Skinner was getting a second medical opinion on what has been deemed an "upper-body injury." Skinner has not played since suffering what appeared to be a hand injury during the Oct. 24 road game against the Minnesota Wild. "He's checking on it to see if it's progressing in the right direction," Muller said of Skinner's injury. "We're waiting to see what that answer is and where he's at." Muller initially said he hoped Skinner could return for last week's back-to-back set against Tampa Bay and the New York Rangers. Skinner traveled with the team to New York for Saturday's game. "It's important to be careful with him," Muller said. "We'll see if there's a different answer to how it's healing or what it is, just to make sure before we give him that green light to go again.&quo...

Canes’ Skinner (upper body) seeks second opinion on injury

Jeff Skinner is trying to consult with multiple sources in terms of his upper body injury. The Carolina Hurricanes have gotten nothing but bad news lately when it comes to injuries, so they are hoping for some good news. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, the 21 year old missed practice on Monday to get a second opinion regarding how much time he will miss with whatever...

Hurricanes keep heads above water with 2-1 OT win

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Hurricanes Activate Radek Dvorak from IR

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Hurricanes' Murphy fined for clipping

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ryan Murphy has been fined $2,213.68, the maximum permitted under the CBA, for clipping New York Rangers forward Derek Dorsett in NHL Game No. 205 in New York on Saturday, Nov. 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 13:36 of the second period. Murphy was assessed a minor penalty for clipping.

Hurricanes Week In Review 10/28 - 11/4

The Hurricanes are currently in the midst of a painful losing streak and it's something that all fans are used to by now. The team went through a similar skid of November of 2011 and the second half of last season, so all of us know how to get through these stretches. We are just tired of seeing them. All teams go through losing streaks because that's just the way an 82-game...

Game 14 By the Numbers: Hurricanes at Rangers

So here we are again, the Hurricanes have lost five games in a row and seem to look worse after every game. Instead of showing progress, the Canes keep developing more bad habits and are digging themselves into a bigger hole with each loss. I was hoping that Monday's loss to the Penguins would be the low point of the season but the Canes haven't shown any progression since...

Malhotra’s earned break

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The Airing of Grievances

I have been running this blog for almost three years and by now, most people know my shtick. Whenever the team goes through a rough stretch or has a problem, I like to dive into the numbers or go over the game tape to break down what happened and what the Hurricanes can do to fix it. Today, I'm going to be taking a different approach and give my two cents on some of the team...

Carolina Comes Back: Flyers stunned by Canes with late rally

Jordan Staal celebrates his game-tying goal with 52.3 seconds left in the Flyers 2-1 overtime loss to the Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Photo Courtesy of The Flyers were 52 seconds away from history. Never in their franchise history had they completed shutouts in back-to-back road games. With a late power-play goal, it appeared the Flyers were going to have a franchise first...

NHL Fines Ryan Murphy For Hit On Derek Dorsett

via, NEW YORK -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ryan Murphy has been fined $2,213.68, the maximum permitted under the CBA, for clipping New York Rangers forward Derek Dorsett in NHL Game No. 205 in New York on Saturday, Nov. 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 13:36 of the second period. Murphy...

Malhotra pots winner in overtime, Hurricanes beat Flyers 2-1

Despite being held without a goal until the final minute of regulation, the Carolina Hurricanes pulled off a 2-1 win in overtime over the visiting Philadelphia Flyers tonight. Jordan Staal had the other goal for the hosts, as Justin Peters recorded his first win of the year for Carolina. Scott Hartnell recorded his first point of the season with a power-play goal, while Steve Mason...

Game 14 Preview: Philadelphia Flyers @ Carolina Hurricanes

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Flyers-Hurricanes Preview

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Flyers face struggling Hurricanes

The Hurricanes are 1-3-3 on home ice, with their only win coming against the Flyers on Oct. 6. Photo Courtesy of Forget the standings for a moment. If there is one team in worse shape than the Philadelphia Flyers, it's the Carolina Hurricanes. Carolina enters with a 4-7-3 record, but their home ice struggles and injury woes will give the Flyers a clear advantage...
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