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Jay Harrison, Tyler Seguin And Joel Ward Talk Analytics

from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, Asked Wednesday if he follows hockey analytics, Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Jay Harrison wryly replied: “No, I just follow pucks.” When the same query was forwarded to fellow NHLers Tyler Seguin and Joel Ward, both admitted they haven’t examined hockey’s new numbers game very closely. At the same time, to a man, all...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Crosby gives the Rock Bottom to Jay Harrison ☆

Crosby lost his cool late in the 4-1 loss to the Canes. He decided to practice a finishing move on Jay Harrison.
Via The Pensblog
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Storm Aftermath: Jay Harrison

Jay Harrison's development over the last few seasons has been very impressive. After being mostly an AHL defenseman for the first seven years of his career, the Hurricanes decided to take a chance on him in the summer of 2009. Since then, he has been a regular member of the team's defense corps and seems to improve every year. The last couple of seasons have been especially...
Via Shutdown Line
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Harrison receives three year contract extension

Continuing the trend of re-signing players, the Hurricanes decided to lock up defenseman Jay Harrison by giving him a three-year contract extension worth $4.5 mil. The deal will kick in next season and will pay him $1.5 mil. per season. Harrison played his second "full season" in the NHL last year but he's been working his way around the league for many years now. He...
Via Shutdown Line
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes give new deals to Harrison, Boychuk

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Jay Harrison to a three-year contract extension and signed former first-round draft pick Zach Boychuk to a one-year deal. The team announced the signings Tuesday. Harrison will make $1.5 million per season beginning in 2013-14. He is scheduled to make $750,000 this season. The 29-year-old Harrison led Carolina's defensemen with...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes sign D Harrison to three-year extension

The Carolina Hurricanes signed defenseman Jay Harrison to a three-year contract extension. Team president and general manager Jay Rutherford said the $4.5 million contract was earned through Harrison's consistency. "Jay developed into a consistent, steadying presence for our defense," he said. "He is capable of providing both physicality and offense, and we...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Jay Harrison 2011-12 Scoring Chances

This season was a bit of a coming out party for Jay Harrison. He has been a fringe NHL player and bottom-pairing defenseman for most of his career but was one of the Hurricanes top-four defenders for most of the year and also played considerable time on both special teams units. For a good part of the season, Harrison looked very competent in these roles and he set career highs in...
Via Shutdown Line
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' relentless attacking pays off

RALEIGH, N.C. --- As the Carolina Hurricanes approached the final 10 minutes of their game Friday night with the Ottawa Senators, they owned a decisive edge in shots on goal. Carolina had outshot the visitors, 32-15, and many of the misses could have found their way into the net. But instead of getting frustrated and allowing some of those off chippies to linger and affect the next...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

With Harrison ready, decision to be made

Canes coach Kirk Muller had a long chat with defenseman Jay Harrison after today's practice at Raleigh Center Ice. It's decision time. Harrison has not played since the Nov. 23 game against the Montreal Canadiens, missing 10 games with a concussion. But he's been cleared to play, Muller said he had a good practice today and Harrison could play Sunday in the road game...
Via Lord Stanley's Blog
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

What is Jay Harrison's role?

Jay Harrison is a player who I have been following with interest all season. Going into training camp, I had him as someone who could have been lost on waivers because there were eight defensemen aiming to make the team. He ended up making the starting lineup and since then he has played on both the powerplay and penalty kill and has bounced around among the defense corps in terms...
Via Shutdown Line
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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