Found April 17, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Joe Corvo
TEAMS: Carolina Hurricanes
Joe Corvo may still be shaking his head.  

Despite collapse, Hurricanes will stay course

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Standing in the Carolina Hurricanes locker room one recent April night waiting for a player to come out for another series of questions about what went wrong made January seem like eons ago. Three months ago, when the teams practice facility was as cold inside as it was outside, optimism fueled the Hurricanes seven-day training camp. The franchise was ready to put...

On accountability and Carolina's long-term plans

There are only seven games left in the Hurricanes season and they are likely going to miss the playoffs for sixth time in the last seven years. Things looked promising at the beginning of the season but all hope went down the toilet a few weeks ago when the Hurricanes went on a disastrous stretch losing fourteen out of sixteen games and now they are in a race for the draft lottery...

Chris Neal wrecks Tim Gleason in fight, Sens-Canes fight 5 times

The Ottawa Senators and the Carolina Hurricanes had some serious issues with each other on Tuesday night.  The two teams combined for five fights and 76 penalty minutes.  What started off the whole ordeal was Ottawa Senators defenseman Jared Cowen utterly destroyed Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner.  Chad LaRose stepped up to Skinner’s defense and this was just the start...

Craig Anderson makes filthy glove save on Joe Corvo

On a night that will mostly be remembered for the five fights that occurred, Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson stacked the pads and made a filthy glove save on Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joe Corvo.  Corvo had half the net open and Anderson just absolutely robbed him.  The save kept the Senators two goal lead alive en route to their 3-2 victory. [YouTube]

"Caught in a vulnerable position"

In my recap of last night's game, I mentioned that the result and the stats of last night's game were probably an afterthought to many fans because the one thing on their mind is the health of Hurricanes star forward Jeff Skinner, who left the game after taking a huge hit from Senators defenseman Jared Cowen. No specifics of the injury have been released but it's very...

Game 42 By the Numbers: Hurricanes at Senators

As much as I hate to say it, the Hurricanes statistical performance is kind of an afterthought at this point of the season. I think we all know by now that this team is better than their record indicates, but they are still out of the playoff hunt and are basically playing for next year. Whether or not they outchance an opponent or earn the best of the territorial play seems kind...

Ty Anderson: Bergeron in line to return tonight vs. Sens?

Fear not, fans of a Boston Bruins squad that’s dropped two games in a row in disappointingly passive fashion, reinforcements are on the way. On the heels of a ho-hum loss against the New York Islanders, and experiencing the same fate against Justin Peters and the Carolina Hurricanes on Sat. night, dropping a 4-2 contest in Raleigh capped by former Bruin Joe Corvo’s...
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