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11 former UMass Lowell River Hawks invited to NHL training camps

(Photo/Hans Pennink/Associated Press) The National Hockey League (NHL) is preparing for the 2014-15 season and teams are getting set for their respective training camps. This season, 11 former UMass Lowell River Hawks will be attendance on nine different teams. Ron Hainsey and Ben Holmstrom will join the Carolina Hurricanes camp this season. Hainsey re-signed with the Canes this...
Via Mill City Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘Mantha Mania’ note: No #39 for tonight’s 3rd place game vs. Carolina

I hate to feed the "Mantha Mania," but Anthony Mantha skipped the Red Wings prospects' morning skate, though he wasn't wearing any ice bags, nor did he look hobbled, and it appears that Mantha won't be playing in tonight's 3rd place game against the Carolina Hurricanes (6:30 PM at Centre Ice Arena's West Rink): Here are today's lines for...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes 3, Rangers 2, OT

For the third time in three games the Baby Blueshirts went to overtime at the Traverse City Tournament, unfortunately, for the second time in those three games they come out on the short end as they fell to the Carolina Hurricanes by the score of 3-2 in extra frames. The Rangers finished the three game round robin portion of the tournament with a 1-0-2 record which wasn’t good...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who’s The #1 Goalie In Carolina?

from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer, Buried in the avalanche of information that came out of the Carolina Hurricanes’ media day a few weeks ago was one interesting little nugget from new coach Bill Peters. Peters said he’d like one of his goalies to play 60 games, which is pretty standard stuff from coaches who generally prefer to have a No. 1 goalie and a backup...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 3: Rangers vs. Hurricanes, 6:30 pm (Traverse City)

Following an off day after splitting their first two games of the Traverse City tournament, the Baby Blueshirts (1-0-1) are back at it tonight as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes (1-1-0) at 6:30 pm. Tonight is the final round robin contest for the Rangers before the placement games begin. Carolina has defeated the Sabres 6-1 and lost to the Stars 4-2. Here are the Rangers stats...
Via NY Rangers Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2PS Top Prospects: Carolina Hurricanes

We here at 2PS are looking at the top five prospects in each system. Then we had a thought: everyone and their mother likely has a list up on their blog, so why not do a different take on it? Instead of a straight top five, we’ll take a look at the top forward, top […] The post 2PS Top Prospects: Carolina Hurricanes appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

At 30, Carolina goalie Cam Ward eager to prove he still has what it takes

Cam Ward may be more than halfway to his 31st birthday, but make no mistake about it, the baby-faced goaltender still looks as young as he feels. "I'm only 30 years old. I still got ID'ed this summer. In Canada. And the legal (drinking) age in Canada is 18," Ward said, grinning. "That's got to be telling you something. I judge the way my body feels when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Season Preview: @canescountry The Carolina Hurricanes

My new friend Bob Wage from CanesCountry.com answered these questions from myself on behald of PensInitiative.com. If you wanted to learn anything and everything about the Carolina Hurricanes this is the place to go. Please make sure you are following them on Twitter dot com @canescountry they do it all. I asked them how Ron Francis' hair felt like and if he likes smooth jazz...
Via PensInitiative
8 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Carolinas, Hurricanes announce 2014-15 TV schedule

FOX Sports Carolinas and the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes today announced that 79 games of the Canes' 2014-15 season will be televised. Of the 79 games, 67 games will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas, while 12 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas' sister network, SportSouth. John Forslund will handle the Hurricanes play-by-play duties for the 20th...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes’ Ward believed he would be dealt

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward is not the player he once was. He knows it, and he's not afraid to talk about it. Bluntly. "I know I've been inconsistent," Ward said. "Inconsistency at the goaltending position is something you can't afford. These last couple years, dealing with injuries and other issues ..." Ward rethinks his point and continues...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nieuwendyk On Joining The Carolina Hurricanes

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, His next gig will allow him to stay in Dallas with his family while at the same time reconnecting with the NHL. ``I enjoyed my year with helping my son’s hockey team and now I can continue to do that,” Nieuwendyk told ESPN.com this week after being named pro scout/advisor to Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis. ``I had breakfast with Ronnie...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

We  looked at the teams in the Pacific Division, and now we’ll turn our attention to the Eastern Conference. In the Metropolitan Division, the Carolina Hurricanes finished only four points out of the cellar last year. But an injury-plagued team … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Carolina Hurricanes appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes eager to get a feel for new coach Peters

  The Carolina Hurricanes are eager to get a feel for their new management. With training camp coming up later this month, the Hurricanes are ready to find out how their new bosses - general manager Ron Francis and coach Bill Peters - are going to run things. Goalie Cam Ward said Thursday that he's spoken to his new coach 3-4 times on the phone and ''from the small amount...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

At 30, Cam Ward is eager to prove he still has what it takes in goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Cam Ward may be more than halfway to his 31st birthday, but make no mistake about it -- the baby-faced goaltender still looks as young as he feels. "I'm only 30 years old. I still got ID'ed this summer. In Canada. And the legal (drinking) age in Canada is 18," Ward said, grinning. "That's got to be telling you something. I judge the way...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
13 days ago  |  Discuss

At 30, Cam Ward is eager to prove he still has what it takes in goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Cam Ward may be more than halfway to his 31st birthday, but make no mistake about it -- the baby-faced goaltender still looks as young as he feels. "I'm only 30 years old. I still got ID'ed this summer. In Canada. And the legal (drinking) age in Canada is 18," Ward said, grinning. "That's got to be telling you something. I judge the way...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
13 days ago  |  Discuss

A New Season For Cam Ward

from Chip Alexander of the News & Observer, It may seem a contradiction, but Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward had an uneasy, productive summer. For Ward, the uneasiness came in persistent speculation he might be traded. Asked this week if he believed he might have played his last game for the Canes, Ward said, “I think I’d be lying if I said no. I didn’t know...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes News: Carolina Taps Nieuwendyk For Advisor Role

The Carolina Hurricanes added a veteran NHL'er to their front office.#477194737 / gettyimages.comProHockeyTalk's' Mike Halford reports the Hurricanes hired Joe Nieuwendyk as an advisor and professional scout on Wednesday. According to Carolina GM Ron Francis, the 47-year-old Nieuwendyk will be based out of Dallas."Joe brings a wealth of experience and knowledge...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes’ Ward ready for a better season

It may seem a contradiction, but Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward had an uneasy, productive summer. For Ward, the uneasiness came in persistent speculation he might be traded. Asked this week if he believed he might have played his last game for the Canes, Ward said, “I think I’d be lying if I said no. I didn’t know what was going to happen.” The trade rumors spiked...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Hire Joe Nieuwendyk As Pro Scout And Advisor

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has hired Hockey Hall of Famer Joe Nieuwendyk to serve as a professional scout and advisor. “Joe brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our organization,” said Francis. “He will be based in Dallas, and will...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes’ Eric Staal glad to be back on the ice

Eric Staal showed no lingering effects from offseason surgery Friday as the Carolina Hurricanes’ captain put in his first informal skate at Raleigh Center Ice. Staal pushed himself at times on the ice, looking anything but tentative. “I feel good,” he said. “I just want to continue to take steps before (training) camp opens and then look forward to the start of the year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL News: Andrei Loktionov Has Options Waiting

While Andrei Loktionov continues to heal from offseason shoulder surgery, the Russian free agent has some offers waiting for him when he returns to health.#482959471 / gettyimages.comPer RSport (via Google Translate), Loktionov's agent Igor Larionov says there are two or three options available to him in the NHL and some interest from overseas in the KHL as well. While it...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sale Rumors Will Only Get Stronger Regarding The Carolina Hurricanes

from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer, Thursday morning on his radio show, Dan Patrick claimed that “a financial person who’s involved in this” told him the NHL would have a team in Las Vegas by 2016. He further claimed the Carolina Hurricanes were one of two teams that could move there. “I guess he’s asking an exorbitant price for his team,” Patrick said...
Via Kukla's Korner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Carolina Hurricanes C 1. Eric Staal  2. Jordan Staal  3. Jay McClement  4. Riley Nash  5. Patrick Brown  L 1. Jeff Skinner  2. Nathan Gerbe  3. Jiri Tlusty  4. Phil Di Giuseppe  5. Brock McGinn  6. Sergey Tolchinsky  R 1...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff O’Neill On The Carolina Hurricanes

from Katie Strang of ESPN, Though the Carolina Hurricanes made significant changes in their front office and behind the bench – Ron Francis took over as general manager while former Detroit Red Wings assistant coach Bill Peters replaced Kirk Mueller as head coach -- following the team’s 13th place finish last season, the personnel has not fluctuated much. And considering...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

How long can Carolina put off a major makeover?

For more than a decade, the Carolina Hurricanes seemingly presented an all-or-nothing proposition: they’d either make a deep playoff run or miss the postseason entirely. Consider their remarkable results since losing in the 2002 Stanley Cup Final against the Detroit Red Wings: 2001-02: lost in SCF 2002-03 and 03-04: missed playoffs 2005-06: Won the Stanley Cup 2006-07 and 07-08...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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