Found December 11, 2011 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Hurricanes have placed backup goalie Brian Boucher on injured reserve and say center Jeff Skinner is out with an undisclosed injury. The team on Sunday also recalled forward Drayson Bowman from its AHL affiliate in Charlotte. Boucher suffered a lower body injury during practice Monday in Calgary but did not elaborate on the injury. The team also did not have any additional details on the injury suffered by Skinner. The reigning NHL rookie of the year leads the last-place Hurricanes with 12 goals and 24 points. The 22-year-old Bowman has two goals and one assist in 34 career games with Carolina. The Hurricanes wrap up their four-game road swing through Canada on Tuesday at Toronto.

Bowman recalled with Skinner out

With leading scorer Jeff Skinner out with what now is being called an undisclosed injury, the Canes have recalled forward Drayson Bowman from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL). To make room for Bowman on the 23-man roster, goaltender Brian Boucher has been placed on injured reserve. Bowman is being recalled on an emergency basis. Skinner did not play Friday against the Winnipeg Jets and...

Hurricanes put G Boucher on IR, say Skinner is injured

The Carolina Hurricanes placed backup goaltender Brian Boucher on injured reserve on Sunday and revealed that reigning Calder Trophy winner Jeff Skinner is sidelined with an undisclosed injury. Boucher suffered a lower-body injury during practice on Monday. The 34-year-old is 0-4-1 with a 3.27 goals-against average this season. As for Skinner, he missed Friday's loss to the...

Staal to play against Leafs; Skinner questionable

TORONTO -- Eric Staal will be in the Canes' lineup Tuesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs but Jeff Skinner is expected to miss his second straight game. Staal returned to Raleigh for the birth Sunday of a son, Levi John. He was not at practice today but will be at Tuesday's morning skate at the Air Canada Centre -- coach Kirk Muller said his first inclination was not to...

Carolina Hurricanes may prove to be winners of Tomas Kabarle, Jaroslav Spacek trade

It’s not uncommon for two teams to recognize the other’s problem, and, strike up an agreement. “Let’s make a deal.” Tomas Kaberle will look to bounce back in a new setting with the Montreal Canadiens after being traded by the Carolina Hurricanes. That’s pretty much the consensus between the trade of Tomas Kabarle to the Montreal Canadiens for Jaroslav Spacek...

Hurricanes place Boucher on IR; Skinner hurting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Hurricanes have placed backup goalie Brian Boucher on injured reserve and say center Jeff Skinner is out with an undisclosed injury.

Mike Morrison's double-double leads GMU to 76-61 win over Radford

RADFORD, Va. — Mike Morrison recorded a double-double and led George Mason to an easy 76-61 victory over Radford Saturday and send the Highlanders to a seventh straight loss. The Patriots (7-3), who won four straight games before a 20-point loss at Virginia, led 32-29 at halftime but outscored Radford ...

Monday debate: is it already too late

Jim Rutherford has fired Paul Maurice and now has traded Tomas Kaberle. He's actively looking to deal for a top-six forward. The Canes general manager more or less admitted signing Kaberle was a mistake. But Rutherford believes the Canes, last in the East, can turn the season around and get back in the playoff mix. Question: What do you think? Can the Canes do it or is it already...

‘Canes Recall Drayson Bowman from Charlotte

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Drayson Bowman from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey Leagu...

Skinner Not Feeling Well

from Chip Alexander of Canes Now, Canes forward Jeff Skinner will miss tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs and his return won’t be determined until a medical evaluation in Raleigh. Skinner, the Canes’ top scorer, missed the Winnipeg game Friday. He is out with an undisclosed injury and has spent the past few days with his family in nearby Markham. Canes coach Kirk...

Marek Vs. Wyshynski: Kirk Muller chats, best U.S. player debate

It's a Monday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, and we're talking about the following and more: Special Guest Stars: Carolina Hurricanes Coach Kirk Muller joins us to chat about his new gig, Eric Staal and maybe a question about the 1988 Devils playoff run. Maybe. • In which Marek and Wysh discuss Sidney Crosby concussion setback. • The...

Carolina Hurricanes (9-18-4) at Toronto Maple Leafs (15-11-3), 7 p.m. (ET)

The last time the Hurricanes faced the Maple Leafs, second- year center Jeff Skinner was a key offensive contributor. Carolina, though, could be without the reigning Calder Trophy winner for this evening's rematch at Toronto.
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