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Staal's goal, 2 assists lift Hurricanes over Penguins, 5-2

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night. Ryan Murphy, Jay McClement, Alexander Semin and Andrej Nestrasil scored for Carolina, which had been 0-3-3 in its last six home games since a 7-4 win over Edmonton on March 8. Brad Malone had a pair of assists as Carolina won for the first time...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Semin Scores No-Look Goal From Stomach Vs. Oilers (Video)

The Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers played a hockey game Sunday night that was, by all accounts, unspectacular — except for one play. The NHL draft lottery hopefuls really don’t have much to play for other than pride in the season’s home stretch, but one of the plays of the season came from their Sunday matchup, thanks to Carolina forward Alexander Semin. With the Canes...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindholm scores hat trick in Hurricanes' comeback win vs. Oilers

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Elias Lindholm had three goals and two assists, Jeff Skinner scored twice and Carolina rallied from three goals down to beat the Edmonton Oilers 7-4 on Sunday. Lindholm's hat trick was the first of his career, and Alexander Semin and Andrej Nestrasi also scored for Carolina, who last erased a three-goal deficit exactly one year ago in a 5-4 loss at the New York Islanders...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes F Alex Semin Scores Unreal Goal From His Stomach

This phenomenal goal is shades of Alex Ovechkin. Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin went down in front of the net before getting his initial shot off but the rebound caromed right back to him. Semin looked down and out, facing backwards in front of the net on his stomach, but he magically got his stick on […] The post Hurricanes F Alex Semin Scores Unreal Goal From His Stomach...
Via Diehardsport
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindholm scores 3 goals, Hurricanes rally to beat Oilers 7-4

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Elias Lindholm had three goals and two assists, Jeff Skinner scored twice and Carolina rallied from three goals down to beat the Edmonton Oilers 7-4 on Sunday. Lindholm's hat trick was the first of his career, and Alexander Semin and Andrej Nestrasi also scored for Carolina, who last erased a three-goal deficit exactly one year ago in a 5-4 loss at the New York...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alexander Semin scores from his stomach

Alexander Semin had a pretty good look at goal until he was tripped up from behind. With the official’s arm in the air, Semin managed to stick with the play and slid the puck towards the net while on his stomach. The puck somehow slipped past legs and bodies belonging to both the Oilers and Hurricanes and found the back of the net. We call these types of goals Ovechkins, right...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alexander Semin scores from his stomach

Alexander Semin had a pretty good look at goal until he was tripped up from behind. With the official’s arm in the air, Semin managed to stick with the play and slid the puck towards the net while on his stomach. The puck somehow slipped past legs and bodies belonging to both the Oilers and Hurricanes and found the back of the net. We call these types of goals Ovechkins, right...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Semin scores goal from stomach, facing wrong way

Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his 10-year NHL career, and Sunday he added another to the list. With Carolina trailing the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 in the second period, Semin did this: The incredible goal sparked a run of three Carolina goals in just over six minutes, drawing the Canes even with the Oilers. As amazing as Semin's goal was, we feel...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes upend Flyers 4-1

RALEIGH, N.C.  -- Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Tuesday night. It was the 500th NHL game for Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward. Ward, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy when Carolina won the Stanley Cup in 2006, made 23 saves. Jeff Skinner, Jordan Staal and Jay McClement also scored for Carolina. Alexander Semin added...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Flat Flyers fall to 'Canes, 4-1

The Flyers on Tuesday exemplified the "consistently inconsistent" label that's dogged them all season, as they fell 4-1 to the Carolina Hurricanes. Yes, the Flyers -- the same Flyers that beat upper-echelon Nashville and Washington in a back-to-back  set this weekend -- came out flat against the lowly Hurricanes and lost by a 4-1 margin. Justin Faulk and Alexander Semin each recorded...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Slow start dooms Hurricanes against Islanders

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes (20-29-7) fell 4-1 at home to the New York Islanders (38-19-1) in the third meeting between the two teams this season. The loss gives the Hurricanes a 10-6-3 record in 2015, but they've now lost three straight at home and didn't get off to a good start in this one. Slap Shots 1. The slow start made it impossible to see how the Hurricanes stack...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanek’s two goals help lift Wild to 6-3 victory over the Hurricanes

GLENDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 05: (L-R) Andrej Sekera #4, Eric Staal #12 and Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes in action during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 5, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Hurricanes defeated the Coyotes 2-1 in overtime shootout. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) “Should I stay or should I go now...
Via State of Hockey News
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Hurricanes find offense in 5-2 win over Buffalo

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes (13-24-4) beat the Buffalo Sabres (14-25-3) by a final score of 5-2 in a game that didn't feel that close, particularly after the Hurricanes broke things open in the second. The Hurricanes have now won three of their last four games, a nice bounceback for a team that had a bad December.   Slap Shots 1. Offense! Goals! (More than two!) The...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS GAME TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M. The Tampa Bay Lightning got the offensive performance they were seeking for weeks just before the Christmas break. They could get some help at the other end of the ice in their first game back. Tampa Bay's top goaltender Ben Bishop and defenseman Jason Garrison could return from lower-body injuries in Saturday night's...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Devils Preview

Frustrations continue to grow for the offensively challenged Carolina Hurricanes, who can't seem to catch a break. The New Jersey Devils haven't had much to celebrate themselves. Carolina tries to avoid a ninth loss in 10 games and fifth in a row against the Devils as these Metropolitan Division bottom feeders meet at the Prudential Center on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes are 4-14...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina activates Semin from IR

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve. General manager Ron Francis announced the move Saturday night about an hour after the Hurricanes' 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers. Semin missed five games with a lower-body injury and has one goal and five assists in 21 games. To make room for Semin, the Hurricanes sent...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 12/5/14

What everyone is talking aboutHoly butt, Marty Brodeur is back and playing hockey. He joined the St. Louis Blues, which is super weird, who lost to the Nashville Predators in his St. Louis debut. That Nashville has a team and they are also pretty good also happen  to be things that are super weird too. NBC, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, NHL.com ScoreboardVancouver 3...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals top Hurricanes on late goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Eric Fehr scored with 4:02 remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Jay Beagle scored an early goal and Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for the Capitals. Washington, which had lost two in a row, moved back over .500 at 11-10-4. Alexander Semin scored his first goal of the season for the Hurricanes, who were trying to...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals top Hurricanes on late goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Eric Fehr scored with 4:02 remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Jay Beagle scored an early goal and Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for the Capitals. Washington, which had lost two in a row, moved back over .500 at 11-10-4. Alexander Semin scored his first goal of the season for the Hurricanes, who were trying to...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey Starts, Sits: Johnny Gaudreau Among Must-Start Forwards

Editor’s Note: This fantasy hockey feature will run each Monday on NESN.com. It will showcase which players fantasy owners should sit and start on their team. We also will post a weekly fantasy recap each Sunday highlighting the stars, duds and best waiver wire pickups. Fantasy owners have a much better understanding of which players to start and sit on a regular basis with one...
Via NESN.com
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Hurricanes Preview

Amid the worst start in franchise history, the Carolina Hurricanes are doing their best to remain positive. The Hurricanes again try for that elusive first victory Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes, who are in danger of opening with five straight road losses for the first time in 22 years. After being outscored 20-6 during an 0-4-1 trip, Carolina (0-6-2) is obviously frustrated...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Hockey: Hidden Treasure

Source: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America This article was written by Christopher Morais exclusively for TheFantasyFix.com. Follow him on Twitter @fuzzychris91. Finding value late in drafts is key to fantasy hockey success. Leagues aren’t won on draft day but can be set back if the wrong players are taken. It’s not easy to decide between players separated by very little...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Alexander Semin should be ready for training camp

According to James O'Brien of NBC Sports, Carolina Hurricanes left wing Alexander Semin should be ready to play in time for training camp. Semin had undergone wrist surgery at some point during this offseason to repair his wrist which had been injured for the entire season. Carolina's GM, Ron Francis, stated that Semin is "progressing as expected". #161758315 / gettyimages.comSemin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy Alexander Semin's mansion for $2.8 million

BC tipster Chris H sent word last night to the BC tip hotline that Carolina Hurricanes right winger Alexander Semin, who last…
Via Busted Coverage
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Six NHLer’s Confirmed For Russia’s World Championship Roster by   Steven Ellis

With the Washington Capitals missing the playoffs for the first time since the 2006-2007 season, the Russian national team will be fortunate enough to ice the talents of Evgeni Kuznetsov and Alexander Ovechkin. Unfortunately, with Ilya Kovalchuk, Alexander Radulov and Alexander Semin missing the tournament due to injuries, the team will have a tough time trying to reach the medal [...]
Via The Hockey House
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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