CAROLINA HURRICANES NEWS

Hurricanes' Ward: 'This is where I want to be'

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward insisted to reporters that he's focused on the upcoming season as he heads into the final campaign of his six-year contract."Obviously, it's no secret that I love playing here and this is where I want to be," the 31-year-old Saskatchewan native told the team's website. "Yeah, in a perfect world, it'd be great to have something done, but there...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes, Lindholm agree to extension

The Carolina Hurricanes had big plans for Elias Lindholm when they made him the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. It seems they’ve liked his progress enough to give him a raise before he plays the final season of his entry-level deal. The team agreed to a two-year extension, paying Lindholm $2.5 million and $2.9 million in 2016-17 and 2017-18, respectively. Lindholm is...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes reach deal for 2-year extension with F Lindholm

  The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms for a two-year contract extension with forward Elias Lindholm. The deal will pay the 20-year-old former first-round draft pick $2.5 million in the 2016-17 season and $2.9 million in 2017-18. Lindholm had career-highs of 17 goals, 22 assists and 39 points in 81 games last season, ranking him third on the team in goals scored and tied...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes reach deal for 2-year extension with LIndholm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms for a two-year contract extension with forward Elias Lindholm. The deal will pay the 20-year-old former first-round draft pick $2.5 million in the 2016-17 season and $2.9 million in 2017-18. Lindholm had career-highs of 17 goals, 22 assists and 39 points in 81 games last season, ranking him third on the team in goals...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Eric Staal playing waiting game on contract extension

Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal insists he's focusing on skating drills and training camp as opposed to dollars and cents.Staal will be competing in the final season of his seven-year, $57.7 million contract when the 2015-16 campaign begins in October. The 30-year-old Ontario native collected 23 goals and 31 assists in 77 games last season for the Hurricanes (30-41-11), marking...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Lack gets taco tattoo

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Eddie Lack wears his love of tacos on his sleeve.Well, more appropriately, on his arm.Lack elected to have his favorite fast food delicacy tattooed on his arm recently, thereby showing the world his desire for the tasty treat. The 27-year-old Swede has never been subtle in that regard, as he often takes to Twitter to share his love of tacos with his...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Eddie Lack gets taco tattoo

Eddie Lack likes tacos. He really, really likes tacos. We’ve already seen him have a taco night with a cardboard cutout of Ryan Kesler, but now he has a more permanent way of showing off his love. I don't wanna Taco bout it!! pic.twitter.com/SlYD8EiTQu — Eddie Lack (@eddielack) August 23, 2015   This is either awesome or crazy. Maybe both, but it’s clear that Lack...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes offseason recap

Last year: 30-41-11, eighth in the Metro Division. Missed the playoffs by 27 points. Key additions: Noah Hanifin, Eddie Lack, James Wisniewski Key subtractions: Anton Khudobin, Alex Semin, Patrick Dwyer, Brett Bellemore Offense: The Staal brothers are still serviceable players, but they are no longer stars capable of carrying an offense. The present and future lies […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Peters wants more out of Skinner, offense

Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters knows he needs more offense if the team is to contend for a postseason berth. Peters made it clear that Jeff Skinner needs to recapture the form that made him a two-time 30-goal scorer. The 23-year-old Skinner was held to just 18 goals and 13 assists last season, down from a stellar 2013-14 campaign in which he recorded a career-best 33 tallies...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack unveils his goalie pads for the Carolina Hurricanes

Eddie Lack has had some amazing goalie pads in his NHL career. With the Vancouver Canucks, Lack used the team’s original logo on his leg pads which was a striking and rather unique design.  He’s using this same concept now that he’s with the Carolina Hurricanes and the result is still rather impressive. New pads are DONE! Thanks to the best goalie brand in the world ...
Via Bloguin Best
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack unveils his goalie pads for the Carolina Hurricanes

Eddie Lack has had some amazing goalie pads in his NHL career. With the Vancouver Canucks, Lack used the team’s original logo on his leg pads which was a striking and rather unique design.  He’s using this same concept now that he’s with the Carolina Hurricanes and the result is still rather impressive. New pads are DONE! Thanks to the best goalie brand in the world ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Lack unveils new pads

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Eddie Lack certainly has embraced his new team.Acquired from the Vancouver Canucks at the 2015 NHL draft, Lack showed the Hurricanes that he's committed by placing the team's logo on every piece of his equipment. The pads have a white base with red and black trim, while the most obvious distinction is the large logo split between each piece.While Lack...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes wary of rushing Hanifin into fray

The Carolina Hurricanes admittedly have high hopes for Noah Hanifin, but that doesn't mean they intend to rush the 18-year-old defenseman into action.Glen Wesley, the team's director of defenseman development, is wary about pushing Hanifan into the fray while the team continues to find its identity."We're a younger team in transition, and there are some disadvantages of (young defensemen...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign forward Alexander Semin

On Friday, the Montreal Canadiens signed UFA forward Alexander Semin to a one-year $1.1 million contract. This past summer the Carolina Hurricanes bought out the last three years of his five-year, $35 million contract. Alexander Semin is the latest “Russian Enigma” in the NHL. Playing alongside countryman and NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin with the Washington Capitals, Semin...
Via isportsweb.com
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes haven’t decided how to fill open roster spots

The Carolina Hurricanes have several open roster spots and so far they’re not sure what to do with them. Alexander Semin officially joined a new team, signing an extremely affordable contract with the Montreal Canadiens, which presumably leaves an open spot on the first or second line. Scanning through the rest of the roster, the club could also use some additional NHL experience...
Via Bloguin Best
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes haven’t decided how to fill open roster spots

The Carolina Hurricanes have several open roster spots and so far they’re not sure what to do with them. Alexander Semin officially joined a new team, signing an extremely affordable contract with the Montreal Canadiens, which presumably leaves an open spot on the first or second line. Scanning through the rest of the roster, the club could also use some additional NHL experience...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign Alexander Semin, continue impressive offseason

The Alexander Semin sweepstakes are finally over. The Montreal Canadiens announced today they’ve signed the Russian winger to a one-year deal, which RDS’ Renaud Lavoie is reporting is worth just $1.1 million. That’s a fantastic deal for Montreal. Semin was an obvious buy-low candidate considering he’s making $2.3 million next season via his buyout with the Hurricanes. He...
Via Bloguin Best
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens sign Alexander Semin, continue impressive offseason

The Alexander Semin sweepstakes are finally over. The Montreal Canadiens announced today they’ve signed the Russian winger to a one-year deal, which RDS’ Renaud Lavoie is reporting is worth just $1.1 million. That’s a fantastic deal for Montreal. Semin was an obvious buy-low candidate considering he’s making $2.3 million next season via his buyout with the Hurricanes. He...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

After decision to turn pro, Noah Hanifin swept up by quick pace of NHL

Carolina Hurricanes draft pick Noah Hanifin had not made a decision Friday night as to whether to stay in college or turn pro. By Saturday, however, Hanifin was ready to sign an NHL entry-level contract in front of the audience at the annual Carolina Hurricanes "Summerfest"."[Friday] night I didn’t have a plan I was signing [Saturday],” Hanifin told The News & Observer. “I...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Draft Pick, BC D-Man Noah Hanifin Signs Entry-Level Contract

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed first-round draft pick Noah Hanifin to a three-year, entry-level contract. Under terms of the deal announced Saturday, the defenseman will make $832,500 at the NHL level or $70,000 in the minor leagues through the 2017-18 season. Hanifin also receives a $277,500 signing bonus. The signing was announced after the team concluded...
Via NESN.com
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes sign 1st-round pick Hanifin to 3-year deal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have signed first-round draft pick Noah Hanifin to a three-year, entry-level contract. Under terms of the deal announced Saturday, the defenseman will make $832,500 at the NHL level or $70,000 in the minor leagues through the 2017-18 season. Hanifin also receives a $277,500 signing bonus. The signing was announced after the team concluded...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricane Sergey Tolchinsky is scoring goals between his legs

Sergey Tolchinsky scored another highlight-reel goal at Carolina Hurricanes development camp Wednesday.Keep it up. The other campers love it.[h/t Josh Gold-Smith]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack’s new mask has a picture of Roberto Luongo

The bromance between Eddie Lack and Roberto Luongo is one of the strongest (and most entertaining) in the NHL. How deep does the love run? So deep that Lack placed a picture of Luongo on his new goalie mask. The full reveal of Lack’s new Carolina Hurricanes mask looms in the future, but it’s fair to say we’ve all seen the best part. New team but put something familiar on my...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack’s new mask has a picture of Roberto Luongo

The bromance between Eddie Lack and Roberto Luongo is one of the strongest (and most entertaining) in the NHL. How deep does the love run? So deep that Lack placed a picture of Luongo on his new goalie mask. The full reveal of Lack’s new Carolina Hurricanes mask looms in the future, but it’s fair to say we’ve all seen the best part. New team but put something familiar on my...
Via Bloguin Best
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: Carolina Hurricanes

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a brand new series that will breakdown every NHL team this off season. You can expect to see a new post everyday until the end of July, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the off season, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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