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Power Play: Old problems plague 'Canes in loss to Jets

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes (5-7-3) saw their points' streak of six games end with a 2-1 home loss to the Winnipeg Jets (9-6-2) on Thursday night. The loss itself wasn't that concerning, but some of the issues that crept up again were. Slap Shots 1. One of the demons from last season reared its ugly head again -- a slow start. The Hurricanes allowed the first goal just...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Play: Old problems plague 'Canes in loss to Jets

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes (5-7-3) saw their points' streak of six games end with a 2-1 home loss to the Winnipeg Jets (9-6-2) on Thursday night. The loss itself wasn't that concerning, but some of the issues that crept up again were. Slap Shots 1. One of the demons from last season reared its ugly head again -- a slow start. The Hurricanes allowed the first goal just...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #12: CBJ vs. CAR (11/4/14)

Gifs from CBJ’s remarkably bad sad to the Carolina Hurricanes on November 4th. Link to full album: here First Period o-1 CAR: CAR: (15:33) Zach Boychuk (2) ASST: Tim Gleason (2), Ron Hainsey (1) 0-2 CAR: CAR: (17:08) Riley Nash (3) ASST: Andrej Sekera (5), Elias Lindholm (3) 1-2 CAR: CBJ: (18:59) PPG – Nick Foligno (5) ASST: Ryan Johansen (9), David Savard (3) Second...
Via BS Hockey
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs at a glance

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS LAST SEASON: 38-6-8, 84 points, finished 12th in the East and missed the playoffs. COACH: Randy Carlyle, fifth season with the Leafs, 343-244-77. ADDED: RW Matt Frattin, C Leo Komarov, D Roman Polak, D Stephane Robidas, C Mike Santorelli. LOST: C Dave Bolland, D Tim Gleason, D Carl Gunnerson, C Jay McClement, RW Nikolai Kulemin, LW Mason Raymond. PLAYER TO WATCH...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Carolina Hurricanes

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Carolina Hurricanes. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Carolina Hurricanes 2013-14 Season: 36-35-11  83 points – (7th Metropolitan Division; 13th Eastern Conference) Bill Peters, a former assistant coach of the Detroit...
Via The PensNation
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Review and Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

If there was a way to buy stock in the Leafs' ability to create entertainment and wonder, it'd be the world's first true perpetual motion machine.#165438566 / gettyimages.comHello! This will be a synoptic feature Mon-Sat the next five weeks to gear up for the start of the 2014-'15 season. We're going in reverse alphabetical order and alternating between the Eastern and Western Conferences...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Checking in on the Carolina Hurricanes

Last year: 36-35-11, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the postseason by 10 points. Key additions: Tim Gleason, Jay McClement, Brad Malone Key subtractions: Andrei Loktionov, Justin Peters, Manny Malhotra, Drayson Bowman (likely), Radek Dvorak (likely), Mike Komisarek (likely), Joni Pitkanen (likely) Franchise direction: Like the Penguins and Capitals, Carolina elected...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 2/25 - 3/9

We're back! Did you miss us? Hockey Fights of the Week took a break during the Olympics and during the shortened week after NHL play resumed. This means that this week's installment is a super-sized version of what you've come to love from Hockey Fights. Enjoy the seven best scraps from the last couple of weeks. 7. Shawn Thornton (BOS) vs Keith Aulie (TB) - Mar 8 First...
Via Bloguin Best
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

We're back! Did you miss us? Hockey Fights of the Week took a break during the Olympics and during the shortened week after NHL play resumed. This means that this week's installment is a super-sized version of what you've come to love from Hockey Fights. Enjoy the seven best scraps from the last couple of weeks. 7. Shawn Thornton (BOS) vs Keith Aulie (TB) - Mar 8 First...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

6-1 loss to Carolina highlights all that is wrong with the Maple Leafs

By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio) AP This is as low as it has been all season for the Toronto Maple Leafs. An embarrassing 6-1 loss to Carolina on Thursday highlighted all that is wrong with the Leafs, a team that now sits out of the playoffs for the first time all season. They have lost three straight games – to teams below them in the standings (Rangers, Islanders and Hurricanes...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Newly Acquired Maple Leaf Tim Gleason says: “It’s exciting to be here”

Len Redkoles/Getty Images By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio) Tim Gleason feels like he is a kid going back in school. The veteran NHL defenceman joined his Maple Leafs at practice on Friday, trying to get used to a new team and new systems, a couple days after his trade to Toronto from Carolina. Gleason was acquired by the Leafs for defenceman John-Michael Liles and a prospect. He...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs send John-Michael Liles to Carolina for Tim Gleason

   The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a trade on New Year’s Day when general manager Dave Nonis sent veteran defenseman John-Michael Liles and prospect Dennis Robertson of Brown University to the Carolina Hurricanes for fellow American Tim Gleason. The trade comes just a day after the Leafs locked up 28-year-old defenseman and team captain Dion Phaneuf to a seven-year contract...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John-Michael Liles is literally the "new guy"

Whooooo's that guy..... It's John-Michael! John-Michael Liles might not have Zooey Dechanel's bangs, but he's still the "new guy" on the Carolina Hurricanes. He even has the locker stall nameplate to prove it! Liles was acquired by the Hurricanes in a surprise move that sent Tim Gleason to Toronto. Liles got to take warm-ups with the Leafs before the Winter...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

John-Michael Liles is literally the "new guy"

Whooooo's that guy..... It's John-Michael! John-Michael Liles might not have Zooey Dechanel's bangs, but he's still the "new guy" on the Carolina Hurricanes. He even has the locker stall nameplate to prove it! Liles was acquired by the Hurricanes in a surprise move that sent Tim Gleason to Toronto. Liles got to take warm-ups with the Leafs before the Winter Classic...
Via Bloguin Best
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Metro Division’s underperforming teams keep Carolina Hurricanes alive in playoff race

By Dylan Howlett (@DylanHowlett) Boy cries wolf. Villagers come. No wolf. Villagers leave. Boy cries wolf a second time. Villagers come again. No wolf. Villagers leave. Boy cries wolf a third time. Villagers don’t come. Wolf appears. Sheep scatter. Boy weeps. If the shepherd boy in Aesop’s fable knew his fate would pale to the ignominy of the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, another...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Saluting the saddest man from the Winter Classic

The Winter Classic is the highlight of the regular season in the NHL. It was an outrage when it was canceled last year thanks to the lock out. It was such a marquee event that the game broke a record for highest attendence on an NHL game. It hearkens back to a players youth, and provides a spetacle for viewers watching at home. Even people that aren't regularly hockey fans are tuning...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

John-Michael Liles traded to Canes, name plate says 'New Guy'

Looks like the Carolina Hurricanes made John-Michael Liles feel right at home after acquiring him from the Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day during warm ups for the Winter Classic. His name plate says “New Guy” and I really hope that’s what it says on his jersey until his gets in.  Liles was traded for Tim Gleason and a prospect in a trade of underachieving big contract...
Via Diehardsport
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes swap Tim Gleason for John-Michael Liles

Everyone around the hockey universe knew that Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford was looking to make a few trades and we've seen a couple go down over the last few days, the biggest of which occurring yesterday. Longtime Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles and prospect Dennis Robertson. This was something...
Via Shutdown Line
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Gleason heads to Toronto in trade with 'Canes for Liles, prospect

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired veteran defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles. The Hurricanes also received the rights to college defenseman Dennis Robertson in the trade announced during the Maple Leafs' game against Detroit in the Winter Classic. The 30-year-old Gleason was the Hurricanes' most physical...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes trade Gleason to Maple Leafs for Liles

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired veteran defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles. In the trade announced Wednesday during the Maple Leafs' Winter Classic game against Detroit, the Hurricanes also received the rights to defenseman Dennis Robertson. The 30-year-old Gleason was the Hurricanes' most physical forward and...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Trade Defenseman Tim Gleason to Leafs, Acquire Defenseman John-Michael Liles And a Prospect

The Toronto Maple Leafs bolstered their blue line on Wednesday by acquiring defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles and former sixth-round pick Dennis Robertson. The two teams announced the deal during the 2013 Winter Classic at the University of Michigan, where the Leafs are playing in the NHL’s marquee outdoor event against...
Via NESN.com
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes and Leafs Make Deal by   Curtis Morrison

While the Leafs are playing in the Winter Classic, their front office has come to a deal with the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Tim Gleason. The Leafs give up healthy scratch John-Michael Liles & defensive prospect Dennis Robertson in the deal. Tim Gleason is a 30-year-old veteran who has spent the majority of his career with the Hurricanes. He’s currently [...]
Via The Hockey House
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Solving the Hurricanes defense logjam

As everyone slowly returns to health, the Hurricanes will have some roster decisions to make over the next few days. The team has been the center of a lot of trade rumors lately and with there being 23 skaters and three goaltenders at practice now, there are bound to be some bodies moved soon. The most obvious decision they'll have to make is whether or not they want to trade one...
Via Shutdown Line
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Week In Review: 12/9 - 12/16

The Hurricanes finished up their seven-game "road trip" with a record of 4-1-2 and managed to close things out on a high note with Saturday night's win over Phoenix. In the recap of that game, I talked about how the Hurricanes banking points now is a good thing and now it's all a matter of building on what they've done for the past two weeks. Getting the win over Phoenix was especially...
Via Shutdown Line
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes @ Predators Preview (Game 29)

The Nashville Predators (13-12-3) will play host to the Carolina Hurricanes (11-12-5) Thursday night in hopes of avoiding a 4 game winless homestand.  The Predators really need two points tonight before they hit the road on Saturday if they're going to stay in the playoff picture.  Meanwhile, the Hurricanes are looking to build on a 4-1 win in Washington Tuesday.  They are 2-0...
Via Fang Faction
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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