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Carolina Hurricanes at New York Islanders
7 p.m., Nassau Coliseum
TV: FS-Carolinas, MSG Plus
Despite the Hurricanes "so-so" 5-4-1 start to the year, they are still in the thick of things in the Southeast Division and are faced with a great opportunity in the latter stages of this road trip. They are still only one point out of first place thanks to a four-game losing streak by the Tampa Bay Lightning and can leap frog them in the standings with a win tonight. I mentioned yesterday that this Carolina team has a better chance of improving after ten games than last year's club based on their play so far and they have a good chance to take advantage of a great opportunity these next couple of games. It won't come easy, though as their next two games are against teams who dominated them last year and tonight's opponent, the New York Islanders, won all four of their games against the Hurricanes a season ago.
This is obviously a different team and probabl...
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Two years ago Thomas was on top of the world, winning the Stanley Cup and Playoff MVP award, today he is a New York Islander.
In an intelligent move to free up five million dollars in salary cap space, the Bruins have traded goaltender Tim Thomas to the New York Islanders for a conditional second round draft pick. Thomas has already said that he is not...
The playoff races are beginning to heat up in the CHL and the good news for Hurricanes fans is that many of the team's prospects should be in the post-season this spring, which will give everyone a chance to get a closer look at their performance. One team that has already clinched a playoff spot in Keegan Lowe's Edmonton Oil Kings and Lowe himself has played a pretty big...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Jiri Tlusty and the Carolina Hurricanes concluded a grueling six-game road trip with a satisfying win over the Eastern Conference leading New Jersey Devils.
Tlusty scored two goals in the third period and Cam Ward made 26 saves as the Hurricanes beat the Devils 4-2 on Tuesday night, snapping New Jersey's five-game winning streak.
The Hurricanes had every...
The Carolina Hurricanes have not been firing on all cylinders of late, but if you just looked at the results, you would never know it. The Canes played a pretty solid game against Toronto early last week picking up a 4-1 win. Even in that game, they leaned on a stellar outing by Cam Ward to make the score look more lopsided than the results. That was followed by an up and down...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- This one had the look of another frustrating Carolina Hurricanes loss to the New York Islanders.
Then the third period came, and everything changed.
Alexander Semin netted his 200th NHL goal, and Jiri Tlusty scored twice and had two assists in the decisive final frame for the Hurricanes, who overcame three deficits and a poor night of penalty-killing to...
In 2006, Rick DiPietro was poised to become the next great American goaltender. Just six years (and countless injuries) later, his fifteen-year contract has become a sterling example of the type of contract the NHL now forbids. Aside from absurd duration, under the previous collective bargaining agreement (CBA), teams could also aggressively structure these multi-year deals to...
Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils
7:00 p.m, Prudential Center
TV: FS-Carolinas, MSG+
The Hurricanes have a chance to end this six-game road trip on a high note by winning four out of six games and taking home nine out of a possible 12 points with a win tonight over the New Jersey Devils. At the beginning of the year, I said that the Hurricanes need to make it out of...
The Isles' Frans Nielsen scored first tonight and on the power play no less. The curse seems to be broken. Power play was three for three, and Doug said they're just getting back to basics and getting pucks to the net. I think it's a little more than that.
"Puck responsibility is paramount." Assistant coach Doug Weight told MSG's Peter Ruttgaizer after...
I recently acquired a fantastic card with an even better story. 2005-2006 Upper Deck Rookie Update featured Rookie Inspirations Dual Autos from a great class of rookies. My main man Ryan Getzlaf is thankfully in the set, and when I came across the below beaut of him paired with Hurricanes' center Eric Staal, I couldn't pass it up. I out-waited high prices and eventually nabbed...
Let's face it, the Hurricanes do not have a history of playing well against the Flyers, and this goes back to when the franchise was relocated to Raleigh. Since 1997, the Hurricanes have won only 30 of their 115 games against the Flyers and have earned points in a little over 36% of those games. Given that bit of information, some might be thankful that the Canes were able to...
Match-up - Carolina Hurricanes (6-4-1) @ New Jersey Devils (8-1-3)
Road/Home records - 4-2-1 -------------- 5-0-1
TV - MSG Plus, FS-Carolina
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Tied 0-0
Last 10: Hurricanes 6-3-1 / Devils 6-1-3
Projected starting goalies - Dan Ellis (CAR) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Carolina - 3.09 / 3...