HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hurricanes’ “C” Likely to be a “J”

The Carolina Hurricanes have not had a team captain since Eric Staal departed in February 2016. As the start of last season drew near, speculation abounded that either Jordan Staal or Justin Faulk would wear the “C” for the Hurricanes. What eventually happened was a sharing of responsibilities for leadership among four alternate captains, with the “A” being worn by Faulk...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Williams Believes Hurricanes Are Set to Surprise

Justin Williams, newly acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes from the Washington Capitals, met with the media Monday to talk about his return to the team with which he won the Stanley Cup in 2006. After two more Stanley Cup championships with the Los Angeles Kings in 2012 and 2014, as well as the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2014, Williams brings veteran leadership and a winning resume to...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 days ago

Hurricanes Excellently Extend Slavin

In an environment where management sometimes receives criticism for not being willing to spend money to improve, the Carolina Hurricanes did an excellent job extending the contract of defenseman Jaccob Slavin on Wednesday. According to the Hurricanes’ press release, the team and Slavin came to terms on a seven-year contract extension that will begin during the 2018-19 season and...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 days ago

Report: Ex-Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg close to buying Hurricanes

In January, ownership of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes made it known that the team could be had for the right price. Evidently, that price was somewhere in the neighborhood of half a billion dollars.According to Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg, Chuck Greenberg is close to buying the Hurricanes for $500 million. That’s certainly great news for the fans in Carolina.Many non-traditional...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes: Owner Karmanos considers offer to sell team

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering selling the NHL team. Hurricanes spokesman Mike Sundheim said in a statement that Karmanos is deciding whether to accept an offer for the franchise or remain the owner, but he declined to say who made the offer. The offer could have come from former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg. Bloomberg News...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

Islanders sign fifth-round draft pick Sebastian Aho

Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes solidify goalie position with Eddie Lack trade

The Carolina Hurricanes solidified their goalkeeping situation this week after the team traded backup goalie Eddie Lack. Along with Lack, defenseman Ryan Murphy and a 2019 seventh-round pick were sent to the Calgary Flames in exchange for prospect Keegan Kanzig and a 2019 sixth-round pick. This deal does not come as a surprise, as the Hurricanes were expected to deal either Cam Ward...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 Hurricanes Prospect Development Camp

Recap the week that was the Hurricanes' prospect development camp.
Via YouTube
25 days ago

Flames acquire goalie Eddie Lack from Hurricanes

Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Sign Brock McGinn for Two More Years

Via FOX Sports
27 days ago

Carolina Hurricanes Re-Sign AHL Defenseman Jake Chelios

Via FOX Sports
29 days ago

Hurricanes, Derek Ryan agree to 1-year, $1.4 million deal

Via Associated Press
June 26, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canes Prospect Profile: Julien Gauthier

Forward Julien Gauthier had a big year between playing in the World Junior Championship with Canada and helping his Saint John Sea Dogs advance to the Memorial Cup Final.
Via YouTube
June 25, 2017

WATCH: Canes Prospect Profile: Aleksi Saarela

Forward Aleksi Saarela made his AHL debut with the Charlotte Checkers after completing his season with Lukko Rauma in Finland.
Via YouTube
June 25, 2017

A look at the Carolina Hurricanes’ protected list

The Las Vegas Golden Knights are on their way to becoming a fully developed team, with Wednesday’s expansion draft giving them the opportunity to secure a complete roster. Teams are allowed to protect 10 skaters and a goalie from this draft. Here is the Carolina Hurricanes list of protected players: Forwards- Phillip Di Giuseppe, Elias Lindholm, Brock McGinn, Victor Rask, Jeff...
Via isportsweb.com
June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes: Landing at #40 All-Time is Center Doug Weight

This summer, CardiacCane will be counting down the greatest Carolina Hurricanes players of all-time, ranking them from number 50 to number 1. Starting June 1st, we will be unveiling our list of the best Canes players ever, ordering them from 1 to 50. The players ranked 50 through 26 will be unveiled in June, then […] Carolina Hurricanes: Landing at #40 All-Time is Center Doug Weight...
Via Cardiac Cane
June 18, 2017

Carolina Hurricanes: Ranked at 42nd Best All-Time is Defenseman Jaccob Slavin

This summer, CardiacCane will be counting down the greatest Carolina Hurricanes players of all-time, ranking them from number 50 to number 1. Starting June 1st, we will be unveiling our list of the best Canes players ever, ordering them from 1 to 50. The players ranked 50 through 26 will be unveiled in June, then […] Carolina Hurricanes: Ranked at 42nd Best All-Time is Defenseman...
Via Cardiac Cane
June 17, 2017

Carolina Hurricanes: The Swedish connection

With an exciting but ultimately underwhelming end to the 2016 season, the Carolina Hurricanes have no issues surrounding the roster this off-season. General manager Ron Francis has done a great job cleaning house and compiling a roster that can actually win games. A huge reason for this success is the key defenders Carolina has been able to get and retain, creating an offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack stretchered off ice after collision on OT winner

An incredibly scary moment occurred in Carolina tonight as inadvertent contact left Hurricanes goaltender Eddie Lack seriously injured. In overtime against the Detroit Red Wings, Lack was hit by Andreas Athanasiou while scoring the 3-2 OT-winner. The contact wasn’t intentional, but the hit left Lack sprawling in pain on the ice. Medical staff quickly made their way on the ice...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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