HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carolina Hurricanes Announce Traverse City Rosters

Carolina Hurricanes announced the much anticipated Traverse City rosters.   The tournament is hosted annually by the Detroit Red Wings and will take place Sept. 16-20 in Traverse City, Michigan. The roster was finally announced today.   The Hurricanes’ squad for the 2016 tournament includes 16 players drafted by Carolina. This including first-round draft picks […] Carolina...
Via Cardiac Cane
32 minutes ago

Carolina Hurricanes Haydn Fleury Ready to Take Next Step

It may be a bit unconventional to label a player who was 19-going-on-20 years old a veteran. But that’s exactly what defenseman Haydn Fleury was when he attended his third Prospects Development Camp with the Carolina Hurricanes in early July. “I can still remember my first camp. It’s pretty cool to be the older guy here. […] Carolina Hurricanes Haydn Fleury Ready to Take...
Via Cardiac Cane
8 hours ago

Carolina Hurricanes Player Profile: Jeff Skinner

Can the Carolina Hurricanes former Calder Cup trophy winner have a breakout season? Jeff Skinner had a slump last season. No, you can’t chalk it up to the sophomore slump. Jeff Skinner is entering his sixth season with the Carolina Hurricanes.   His skating ability sets him apart from the team, thanks to great lower-body […] Carolina Hurricanes Player Profile: Jeff Skinner ...
Via Cardiac Cane
1 day ago

It’s Jeff Skinner’s Time to Step Up

It is no secret that Jeff Skinner’s concussion issues have caused setbacks for the 24-year-old, so much so that word has circled around that if he suffers one more concussion his career is over, which eventually led to trade rumours. Part of playing a physical sport entails accepting the fact that injuries can happen. However, while being mindful of that fact, it is important to...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

2016-17 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Just like the Devils who I wrote about yesterday, the Carolina Hurricanes overachieved quite a bit reaching 86 points. Young defensemen really stepped up giving the Canes one of the best young bluelines in the league. They'll need better goaltending this season and the young forwards to now take that step to make the push into the playoffs. While I don't think they get there because...
Via Razzball Hockey
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack snipes a goal in full goalie gear

Summer is a time for fun and Eddie Lack is making the most of his time off before the 2016-17 season. Lack, a current goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes, skated in a Pro-Am game in Salmon Arm, British Columbia and had a bit of fun by breaking the rules and joining the play in the offensive zone in full goalie gear. Using a regular stick, Lack unleashed a pretty nifty wrister...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina signs coach Bill Peters to 3-year extension

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have signed coach Bill Peters to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. General manager Ron Francis announced the deal Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed. Peters has a record of 65-72-27 in two seasons while leading the Hurricanes' rebuilding project. They finished this season sixth in the Metropolitan Division with a 35-31...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes reach 2-way deals with 4 restricted free agents

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with four of their restricted free agents to one-year, two-way contracts. General manager Ron Francis on Thursday announced the deals with forwards Brendan Woods and Brody Sutter and defensemen Dennis Robertson and Keegan Lowe. The deals leave defenseman Ryan Murphy as the Hurricanes' only unsigned restricted free...
Via Associated Press
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricanes, Victor Rask agree to 6-year, $24 million deal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Center Victor Rask and the Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a six-year contract worth $24 million. General manager Ron Francis said Tuesday the deal will pay Rask $4 million per year through 2021-22. Rask was a restricted free agent this offseason. Francis says Rask has ''gotten better every season that he's been a part of our organization'' and called him...
Via Associated Press
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Morrison gives great interview after last outing for Coastal Carolina

Mike Morrison put together one heck of an outing for Coastal Carolina in his final appearance ever for the Chants, and he was very sentimental about the experience. Morrison, a closer, was asked to make the start for Coastal Carolina in Game 2 of their WCWS final game against Arizona on Tuesday. He more than delivered. Morrison pitched 6.2 innings on a career-high 103 pitches and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bettman says Hurricanes are not going anywhere

The Carolina Hurricanes have been the subject of plenty of relocation rumors over the past several months. Some rumors suggested the team would be moved to Las Vegas while other reports suggested they’d be moved but to a different unspecified location. Shortly after it was formally announced that Las Vegas would be taking on an expansion team, Gary Bettman commented on Carolina’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Carolina Hurricanes could relocate to Vegas

Here’s some disheartening news for Carolina Hurricanes fans. Journalist Jimmy Murphy reports he’s talked to two NHL executives that believe the Hurricanes could be relocated to Las Vegas. Should that happen, he reports a possible expansion draft would be put on hold. Spoke to two NHL executives today that believe the Carolina Hurricanes could be relocated to Las Vegas &...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-NHL enforcer Stephen Peat struggling with CTE symptoms

Former Washington Capitals enforcer Stephen Peat has been struggling with CTE-like symptoms since retiring nearly a decade ago. Peat’s career wasn’t an illustrious one. He appeared in 130 career games in four separate stints with Washington, registering 10 career points. Despite the short career, he’s been paying the price for taking multiple blows to the head. In an incredible...
Via The Comeback
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes owner sued by three sons over team finance dispute

The owner of the Carolina Hurricanes is getting sued by his own sons. Peter Karmanos, who has owned the Hurricanes since they moved from Hartford, is being sued by his three sons for over $100 million, Rod Meloni of WDIV-TV Detroit reports. According to the report, Karmanos borrowed millions of dollars from trusts that were promised to his three sons, who filed a lawsuit against...
Via The Comeback
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley: NBA All-Star Game should be pulled from North Carolina due to anti-gay laws

Charles Barkley is the latest public figure to speak out against North Carolina’s House Bill 2. Speaking with CNN, Barkley said he wanted to use his platform as a celebrity to speak on behalf of those who don’t have a voice, saying the NBA should move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte since the state enacted laws allowing discrimination against the LGBT community. “I think...
Via Awful Announcing
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Trade deadline outlook: Carolina Hurricanes

Buyers or Sellers? The Carolina Hurricanes are expected to address the elephant in the room with the upcoming NHL trade deadline upon us. In short, what are they going to do with captain Eric Staal?Staal, who is the final season of a seven-year contract with an $8.25 million cap hit, is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of the campaign. The 31-year-old...
Via FOX Sports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

The goaltending scene as the NHL trade deadline nears

The crowd at SAP Center became hushed last Thursday when the Calgary Flames’ Karri Ramo had difficulty getting up. After colliding with San Jose Sharks’ Joonas Donskoi, the starting goaltender remained sprawled across the crease in visible pain, prompting the training staff to spring into action. Ramo eventually got up but had to be helped into the dressing room, only putting...
Via Yardbarker
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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