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Avalanche overcome injuries against Hurricanes

The Colorado Avalanche came from behind to win for the third time in their last four games Saturday night in Denver against the Carolina Hurricanes. Zach Redmond provided two goals, including the game-winner late in the third period to give the Avalanche (7-9-5) a much-needed home win. With nine players out with injuries, the Avalanche had three players make their season debuts that...
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Could the Carolina Hurricanes trade Eric Staal?

At the end of the 2006 season the Carolina Hurricanes were in a fantastic place as a franchise. The organization had just come off it’s first Stanley Cup with a team that was balanced with gritty veteran play and exciting young talents throughout the roster. Perhaps the brightest star on that team was young Eric Staal. Fresh off a season in which Staal scored over 100 points and...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche rally past Hurricanes

DENVER -- Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist, and Erik Johnson also scored for the Avalanche, who have won three of four. Calvin Pickard had 17 saves in relief of Reto Berra. Colorado trailed 3-2 late but controlled play...
Via AP on Fox
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Avalanche rally past Hurricanes

DENVER -- Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist, and Erik Johnson also scored for the Avalanche, who have won three of four. Calvin Pickard had 17 saves in relief of Reto Berra. Colorado trailed 3-2 late but controlled play...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Avalanche Preview

A subpar offense could find things more difficult if the Colorado Avalanche's top goal scorer is out for any significant amount of time. It's uncertain if injured forward Alex Tanguay will be available Saturday night when the Avalanche look to continue their home dominance of the Carolina Hurricanes. Tanguay had scored three of his team-leading seven goals over five games before...
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Hurricanes claim Nestrasil on waivers

Andrej Nestrasil’s time as a Red Wing has come and gone. The Red Wings announced Thursday that the Carolina Hurricanes claimed the 23-year old forward on waivers after recording 2 assists in 13 games for Detroit this season. “Andrej is a young player with good size who we feel can contribute to our group of forwards,” said general manager Ron Francis. “He has improved...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings lose Nestrasil to Carolina on waivers

The Red Wings knew it was a possibility, and it happened Thursday. The Carolina Hurricanes claimed forward Andrej Nestrasil on waivers before the noon deadline. Hurricanes vice president and general manager Ron Francis said in a release, "Andrej is a young player with good size who we feel can contribute to our group of forwards. He has improved in each of his pro seasons and took...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

E. Staal's big third period lifts Hurricanes past Stars

DALLAS -- Eric Staal had two third-period goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes over the Dallas Stars 6-4 on Tuesday night. Carolina overcame a 2-0 deficit with four second-period goals. The last of those chased Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen from the game. He stopped 12 of 16 shots in nearly 36 minutes on the ice. The Hurricanes franchise had not won in regulation at Dallas...
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E. Staal's big third period lifts Hurricanes past Stars

DALLAS -- Eric Staal had two third-period goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes over the Dallas Stars 6-4 on Tuesday night. Carolina overcame a 2-0 deficit with four second-period goals. The last of those chased Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen from the game. He stopped 12 of 16 shots in nearly 36 minutes on the ice. The Hurricanes franchise had not won in regulation at Dallas...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Staal scores pair, helps Hurricanes beat Stars to snap skid

  Eric Staal had two third-period goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes over the Dallas Stars 6-4 on Tuesday night. Carolina overcame a 2-0 deficit with four second-period goals. The last of those chased Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen from the game. He stopped 12 of 16 shots in nearly 36 minutes on the ice. The Hurricanes franchise had not won in regulation at Dallas since...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Staal helps Hurricanes beat Stars 6-4 to snap skid

DALLAS (AP) Eric Staal had two third-period goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes over the Dallas Stars 6-4 on Tuesday night. Carolina overcame a 2-0 deficit with four second-period goals. The last of those chased Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen from the game. He stopped 12 of 16 shots in nearly 36 minutes on the ice. The Hurricanes franchise had not won in regulation at...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes suffer third straight loss at hands of Sharks

RALEIGH, N.C. -- San Jose rookie goalkeeper Troy Grosenick stopped everything the Carolina Hurricanes threw at him in a 2-0 win on Sunday. Grosenick, making his NHL debut, made 45 stops to earn his first win. He became the 22nd NHL goalkeeper to earn a shutout in his first start. John Gibson of the Anaheim Ducks was the last to accomplish the feat when he shut out the Vancouver Canucks...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask’s Save On Victor Rask’s Rebound Chance Keys Bruins Win (Video)

After allowing four goals on 16 shots during a dismal performance in Toronto on Wednesday, Tuukka Rask bounced back in a big way against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon. Rask stopped 33 shots and only allowed one goal as the Boston Bruins broke a two-game losing streak and returned to the win column with a 2-1 win. Rask’s shining moment...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Pin Down Bruins, Take Advantage Of Fatigued B’s (Video)

The Boston Bruins started slow against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period Saturday and they found themselves playing in their defensive zone for most of time. At one point the B’s were being outshot 11-2 and in some instances, they weren’t even able to make line changes. In one particular case, Danny Paille, Joe Morrow and Gregory Campbell all had their backs to the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Former Bruins And Hurricanes Player Won The 1997-98 Calder Trophy?

The Boston Bruins are no strangers to the Calder Memorial Trophy. The yearly NHL award is given out to the rookie of the year, and a Bruins player has won the award eight times over the course of their history. The B’s will welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to Boston on Saturday. The Canes only have one Calder Trophy winner in their history, as phenom Jeff Skinner won the award in...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

19. Carolina Hurricanes at Boston Bruins. Need That Home Cooking.

After a long trip on the road sometimes you just want to come back home and get some delicious, warm home cooking. While the road has not been a pleasant place for the Bruins to travel, they are 6-4-0 at home and welcoming one of the worst teams in the NHL. If the Sabres and Blue Jackets are considered the dumpster fires of the Eastern Conference, Carolina is more like a controled...
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8 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey player Jakub Petruzalek’s fashion model girlfriend found dead

KHL hockey player Jakub Petruzalek, who skated for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes during the 2008-2009 season, is dealing with a heartbreaking tragedy. Petruzalek’s girlfriend, Katerina Netolicka, who modeled for Prada and L’Oreal, was found dead in the apartment they shared in Litvinov, in the Czech Republic, according to news.com.au. The cause of death is unknown.
Via Speleb
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential trade target: Riley Nash

In my daily perusing of pending free agents on bad teams, I came across Riley Nash of the Carolina Hurricanes. The 25-year-old center is in the final year of his second contract, one that pays him at a $575,000 cap hit. Basically peanuts. This year is, for all intents and purposes, Nash’s second full pro […] The post Potential trade target: Riley Nash appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Jeff Skinner scores 100th goal as Hurricanes down Flames

  Justin Faulk had a goal and two assists and Jeff Skinner scored his 100th career goal and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Monday night. David Jones gave the Flames a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 13:07 of the first period. Zach Boychuk tied it with 2:30 left in the first period for the Hurricanes, who won for the fifth time in six games since starting...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes topple Flames 4-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Justin Faulk had a goal and two assists and Jeff Skinner scored his 100th career goal and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Monday night. David Jones gave the Flames a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 13:07 of the first period. Zach Boychuk tied it with 2:30 left in the first period for the Hurricanes, who won for the fifth time in six games...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey Starts, Sits: Brad Marchand 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. Injuries are starting to affect a lot of the NHL’s top players, which makes it difficult to keep track of...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Friedman: Rangers are waiting on Hurricanes’ Sekera

Elliotte Friedman mentioned in his latest ’30 Thoughts’ that the Rangers are one of the teams waiting on Hurricanes’ defenseman Andrej Sekera: The Rangers are one of several clubs waiting to see what the Hurricanes decide with Andrej Sekera. There’s no guarantee that comes quickly, especially now that Carolina is healthier and stabilized. Depending on what continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes, Blue Jackets facing different circumstances

The Carolina Hurricanes are healthy, and turning around a woeful start to 2014-15. Injuries have the Columbus Blue Jackets experiencing the opposite, and now they're without Jack Johnson. The Hurricanes will try to capitalize on another meeting with the struggling Blue Jackets as they try to extend their winning streak by sweeping this home-and-home set Friday night in Raleigh...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes, Blue Jackets facing different circumstances

The Carolina Hurricanes are healthy, and turning around a woeful start to 2014-15. Injuries have the Columbus Blue Jackets experiencing the opposite, and now they're without Jack Johnson. The Hurricanes will try to capitalize on another meeting with the struggling Blue Jackets as they try to extend their winning streak by sweeping this home-and-home set Friday night in Raleigh...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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