Found January 23, 2012 on Miami Herald:
Jeff Skinner and Tim Brent scored first-period goals for the Carolina Hurricanes, who held off the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Monday night.

Canes' committment on defense paying off

RALEIGH, N.C. --- The standings may not show it, but the Carolina Hurricanes are playing solid hockey these days. They aren't on any kind of hot streak, but for a team that was as rudderless as it gets two months ago, netting 19 points in their last 16 games is positive hockey. And finding ways to generate points sometimes means winning grinders, something the Hurricanes achieved...

Rutherford: Pitkanen likely out until March

Canes general manager Jim Rutherford said today that defenseman Joni Pitkanen may not return to the lineup until the first week of March. Pitkanen suffered a concussion Dec. 6 against the Calgary Flames. He then underwent knee surgery Jan. 3, when the team announced he would likely need about four weeks to rehab the injury. "He's coming along," Rutherford said. "...

Surviving the deadline: Carolina Hurricanes edition

The months and weeks before the trade deadline are both my favorite and least favorite time of the season because while it is exciting to see some key players switch teams, it is unbearable to see the hundreds of articles and trade rumors from fans who think that x team can get a big return for a player with an expiring contract. The Hurricanes are going to be sellers this deadline...

Cam Ward, Hurricanes stop Jets 2-1

RALEIGH. N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes may believe the NHL All-Star Game break is coming at the wrong time. The...

Hurricanes score twice early, hold off Jets

Jeff Skinner and Tim Brent scored first-period goals for the Carolina Hurricanes, who held off the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Monday night.

Hurricanes Reassign Zac Dalpe to Charlotte

Dalpe RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has...

Video- Where Will Tuomo Ruutu Land?

The experts at Sportsnet discuss what teams would be a fit for Ruutu.

Hockey Hugs: Jay Harrison’s Rockette kick, Shawn Ma-tears, Kiss Huggins returns

Hockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the NHL, because who doesn't love a good hug now and then?  Seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to or tweet @HarrisonMooney. They say that January is the most depressing month of the year. The weather is gloomy, it's just after Christmas when Christmas debt...

Skinner, Brent lead Hurricanes over Jets

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Jeff Skinner and Tim Brent scored first-period goals for the Carolina Hurricanes, who held off the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Monday night. Carolina won its third straight at home heading into the NHL All-Star break. Kyle Wellwood scored at 13:47 of the second period for the Jets' only goal. Cam Ward stopped 29 shots for his 18th win. Winnipeg's Chris Mason...

Recap: Carolina vs. Winnipeg

Cam Ward made 14 of his 29 saves in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes hold off the Winnipeg Jets, 2-1.

Watch Islanders’ John Tavares score OT winner out of mid-air vs. Carolina (Video)

Jeff Skinner told the Carolina Hurricanes' broadcasters that he's never seen a player bat pucks out of the air better than John Tavares of the New York Islanders. That proved prophetic on Saturday night, as Tavares scored this awesome game-winner in overtime -- deflecting a rebound of his own shot past Cam Ward: Thank you, years of lacrosse. The Islanders won the game,...

Carolina Hurricanes vs.Winnipeg Jets 1/23/12 Scoring Chances

Cam Ward, Jeff Skinner, a strong penalty kill and a ton of missed shots. What are the main reasons why the Hurricanes won this game. When your team is outchanced 15-8 and only records two shots on goal in the third period and wins despite that, it's usually a case of the goalie standing on his head and Cam Ward had to do that in the Canes 2-1 win over the Jets. Although, he...
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