Barry Trotz’s first game as Washington’s bench boss in still months away, but he’s already having an impact on what the Capitals look like. He acted as a lead salesperson for the team during the free agent period and helped the seal the deal for some players.
“When I met with Barry and saw what his plan and his vision was,” defenseman Brooks Orpik told CSN Washington,...
Goaltender Justin Peters has signed a two year contract with the Washington Capitals. Peters posted a 7-9-4 record with a .919 save percentage and a 2.50 goals-against average in 21 appearances with the Hurricanes this year. Following the season, Peters joined Team Canada as the third goalie at the World Championships, but didn’t see any ice time. Follow me on [...]
The Carolina Hurricanes first promoted Ron Francis to general manager, which was expected.
The Canes then hired a new head coach, Bill Peters, which was a bit of a surprise.
But while those were two major moves for the organization, there are some hard decisions still to be made in the coming weeks.
The Canes have the No. 7 pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Do they want to stay...
The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday assigned goaltender Justin Peters to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a conditioning stint.
Peters will join the Checkers on their road trip to Austin, Texas, for back-to-back games against the Texas Stars on Friday and Saturday.
Something that I have learned from years of watching hockey and doing statistical analysis is that tryign to predict goaltending is losing a battle. Their performance is such so random on a year-to-year basis and every single one of them is prone to ups-and-down. Some are more extreme than others, but the model remains true for just about every goaltender in the league. A fine example...
RALEIGH, N.C. -- It seems like the Carolina Hurricanes (6-7-3) have rarely played with a lead this season.
It had been awhile, actually -- the last time Carolina scored first was the last time they faced the Islanders back on October 19 in New York. They won that game, too.
Radek Dvorak scored the first goal just 6:39 into the first period, and the 1-0 cushion held up against...
Justin Peters stopped 21 shots in his third career shutout and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 1-0 on Thursday night.
Radek Dvorak scored a deflected goal in the first period to help the Hurricanes win their second straight following a five-game slide that coincided with a lower-body injury to starting goalie Cam Ward.
Peters, making his sixth straight start...
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November 07, 2013
As a person, it's really hard to dislike Carolina goaltender Justin Peters. Ever since he has been a part of the Hurricanes organization, Peters has worked hard at every level and has never complained about things like playing time or not getting enough opportunities in the NHL. There have been a few instances where Peters was passed over for the Canes back-up job when he had...
Just as the Carolina Hurricanes were finally getting healthy, goaltender Cam Ward went down with a knee injury.
Ward, who helped lead the franchise to the Stanley Cup in 2006, suffered a third-degree MCL tear over the weekend and will miss 6-8 weeks. His backup, Dan Ellis, was scratched from Tuesdays home victory over Buffalo because of a flu-like symptoms.
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Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Justin Peters will draw the start for Monday's game against the Southeast Division rival Washington Capitals.
Cam Ward is listed as day-to-day with a back injury and could play in Thursday's contest versus the Anaheim Ducks, coach Kirk Muller told the Raleigh News & Observer.
Peters posted his lone victory of the season in his last start...