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Metropolitan Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes Will Fall Flat

Previously I have previewed the New York Islanders, next up are the Carolina Hurricanes. Carolina Hurricanes 2013-2014 record: 36-35-11, 7th place The Good: They are the only team besides the Edmonton Oilers to not make the playoffs the past 5 seasons and the Hurricanes do not look like a playoff team yet again going into this continue reading...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Metro Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Our site has been breaking down and previewing each team in the division. This article will take a look at our southernmost Metropolitan counterparts, the Carolina Hurricanes. 2013-2014 At a Glance: 36 Wins – 35 Losses – 11 Overtime/Shootout Losses Finished 7th in the Metropolitan Division with 83 points, 10 behind the CBJ -23 Goal Differential (below average in both Goals Scored...
Via BS Hockey
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canes add LaRose, cut nine

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Saturday the club has added forward Chad LaRose to its’ training camp roster on a professional tryout. LaRose, who sat out the entire 2013-14 season, signed a contract with the Hurricanes’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, this summer. The 32-year-old scored 85 goals and 80 points to go along with 286 penalty minutes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes News: Owner Pete Karmanos Open to Selling Majority Stake

The owner of the Carolina Hurricanes Peter Karmanos is willing to sell his majority stake of the team, but his price tag starts around $400M.#451998922 / gettyimages.comForbes values the Carolina Hurricanes at $187M, making them the 27th most valuable NHL franchise in the company's estimation.Since being put up for sale the Hurricanes have been compared to the New York Islanders...
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Hurricanes News: Replacing Jordan Staal

The Carolina Hurricanes will be without Jordan Staal for a while, per their official twitter:UPDATE: Jordan Staal to have surgery on right leg, will miss 3-4 months. READ: http://t.co/kTvl0t0lKG— Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) September 25, 2014#478404343 / gettyimages.comFirst year head coach Bill Peters explained to Michael Smith of hurricanes.nhl.com why loosing Staal is...
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Hurricanes' Jordan Staal to miss 3-4 months with broken leg

  Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is expected to miss 3-4 months after breaking a bone in his right leg during an exhibition game. General manager Ron Francis said Thursday that Staal will have surgery Friday on his fractured fibula. Staal was hurt on what appeared to be an innocent play with 6:35 left in the third period of a 2-0 loss at Buffalo on Tuesday night. He was...
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Jordan Staal to miss 3-4 months with broken leg

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is expected to miss 3-4 months after breaking a bone in his right leg during an exhibition game. General manager Ron Francis said Thursday that Staal will have surgery Friday on his fractured fibula. Staal was hurt on what appeared to be an innocent play with 6:35 left in the third period of a 2-0 loss at Buffalo on Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
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Jordan Staal to miss 3-4 months with broken leg

It might not be the absolute worst-case scenario, but for the Carolina Hurricanes, losing Jordan Staal for the rest of 2014 is near the top of that list. The team announced Thursday that Staal, who has played every game for the club since his 2012 trade from the Pittsburgh Penguins, will miss the first 3-4 months of the 2014-15 season following surgery Friday to repair his broken...
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Jordan Staal Out 3-4 Months, Will Have Surgery On His Fractured Leg

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced center Jordan Staal will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a fractured fibula in his right leg. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Kevin Logel and Dr. Marty Isbell at Raleigh Orthopaedic and recovery time is estimated at three to four...
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Jordan Staal suffers broken leg

In a story reported Wednesday, Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes had suffered an unspecified knee injury against the Buffalo Sabres in preseason action on Tuesday night. Late Wednesday, the reality of the situation was brought to light: Staal suffered a broken right leg. Staal has returned to Raleigh to meet with team doctors and the team says there is no timetable for his...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes beat Islanders 4-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Defenseman Ryan Murphy had a goal and an assist and Drew MacIntyre made 24 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 4-2 in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Murphy opened the scoring with a power-play goal at 8:29 of the first, beating goalie Jaroslav Halak. Jeff Skinner, Nathan Gerbe and Andrej Sekera also scored for Carolina. Ryan...
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Jordan Staal Breaks Leg In Preseason Game Against Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO — Tuesday, Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal broke his right leg in a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. With 6:35 left in the third period, Staal was checked into the boards by Buffalo defenseman Josh Gorges. It appeared to be a clean hit, but unfortunately the result was not. “I’m concerned for sure,” said Canes’ coach Bill Peters before learning...
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Jordan Staal leaves preseason game with knee injury

Over the last two seasons, Jordan Staal has been a warrior. He hasn’t missed a game over that span and has only missed 63 total games over his eight-year NHL career. That total could go up a bit after Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were in Buffalo to play the Sabres when, in the third period, […] The post Jordan Staal leaves preseason game with knee injury appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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Hurricanes Injury Update: Jordan Staal suffers broken leg

Carolina Hurricanes Jordan Staal broke his right leg in the third period of the Hurricanes preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night, according to CBC news. Although there is no timetable as to when Staal could return to action, he needed assistance from his teammates off the ice and was seen in crutches after the game.Benjamin Reed - Common WikimediaStaal was hit into...
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Jordan Staal suffers broken leg in pre-season game

If the Carolina Hurricanes are going to make the playoffs this season, a lot of things need to go just right for them. On Tuesday, things went very wrong when Jordan Staal suffered a broken leg in a pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres. The injury occurred when he was hit by Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges in the third period of Buffalo’s 2-0 win. Staal left the game and was...
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Hurricanes lose Jordan Staal to broken leg

From the Carolina Hurricanes: Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, tonight announced that center Jordan Staal suffered a broken bone in the lower portion of his right leg during the team’s preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. Staal, 26, was injured during the third period when he got tangled...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina's Jordan Staal breaks leg in NHL preseason game

Jordan Staal is not happy. (photo courtesy The Canadian Press)Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, tonight announced that center Jordan Staal suffered a broken bone in the lower portion of his right leg during the team’s preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres.Staal, 26, was injured during the third period...
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Staal injured in Hurricanes preseason loss to Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y.  -- Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal was walking on crutches and will require further tests to determine the severity of a right leg injury sustained in a preseason game at Buffalo on Tuesday night. Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said he didn't have an update from doctors after Staal had initial tests taken immediately following the 2-0 loss. "I'm...
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Hurricanes C Jordan Staal injures leg, helped off ice vs. Sabres

  Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal has been helped off the ice with a right leg injury late in the third period of a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. Staal was hurt Tuesday night when he was checked hard into the boards by defenseman Josh Gorges inside the Buffalo zone. Staal fell to the ice and lay on his side for several minutes while being treated by trainers...
Via AP on Fox
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'Canes C Jordan Staal hurts right leg vs Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal has been helped off the ice with a right leg injury late in the third period of a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. Staal was hurt Tuesday night when he was checked hard into the boards by defenseman Josh Gorges inside the Buffalo zone. Staal fell to the ice and lay on his side for several minutes while being treated...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes owner values team at $420 million, seeks 'successor'

Peter Karmanos has been the owner of the Carolina Hurricanes since 1994, when they were then known as the Hartford Whalers. After 20 years controlling the club, it sounds like Karmanos is at least warming up to the idea of stepping aside, but not quite yet. In an interview with TSN's Rick Westhead, Karmanos said that he is seeking an investor to pour hundreds of millions into...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Karmanos Looking For An Investor With $420M For The Hurricanes

from Rick Westhead of TSN, Peter Karmanos, one of the most venerable team owners in the NHL, is looking for someone to succeed him as owner of the Carolina Hurricanes. Karmanos has hired New York investment bank Allen & Co. to help him find an investor who would be willing to commit "hundreds of millions of dollars into the team but let me control it," he told...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

LaRose rekindles passion for hockey

It wasn't as if Chad LaRose couldn't have played hockey last year, that he knew the time had come to end his career. The former Carolina Hurricanes forward said there was the option of going to Europe, that he could have found a team, found a way to stay in professional hockey. "But I couldn't give somebody me, I couldn't give them 100 percent of me,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets beat Hurricanes in exhibition opener

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Cam Atkinson scored twice and Anton Forsberg made 29 saves to help a Columbus Blue Jackets split squad beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday in the exhibition opener for both teams. Nick Foligno and Mike Hoeffel added goals for Columbus. Chris Terry, Riley Nash and Andrej Sekera scored for Carolina. The Hurricanes have lost six straight exhibition openers...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Line - Chad LaRose

"But I couldn't give somebody me, I couldn't give them 100 percent of me. I wasn't into the game anymore and I didn't think it was fair to give somebody 60 or 70 percent of me. "I had just built up a lot of anger towards the game. I wanted to get away. I didn't know that I would ever play again, to be honest. … I fell out of love with the sport...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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