Photo by Mikhail Japaridze\TASS via Getty Images Will the Hurricanes select their goalie of the future in the first round? Editor’s note: This is the first of several profiles we will run on potential prospects the Hurricanes could target with the 13th overall pick.
With free agency now less than a month away, many teams are already looking ahead to when it opens up. The Carolina Hurricanes already traded away the rights to one pending free agent, but still have some tough decisions to make.
Photo by Jaylynn Nash/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The last two years have been pretty darn good to the Hurricanes at the NHL level. And, with one of the best prospect pools in the NHL, the future remains bright.
The Carolina Hurricanes have decided to loan a highly touted German prospect to the Deutsche Eishockey Liga for the start of the season. The Montreal Canadiens loaned prospect Hayden Verbeek to the Czech Extraliga and an intriguing 2020 NHL Draft prospect shines in the QMJHL preseason.
One of the Carolina Hurricanes’ biggest strengths lies within their defense. Their squad is stacked on the back end and will be for years to come. Yet, quality depth scoring on offense was a shortcoming last season.
Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes already have a complete forward group signed, but if a multi-part deal were to materialize out of Carolina, then the UFA market would be a place the Canes could look to.
Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes already have a complete forward group signed, but if a multi-part deal were to materialize out of Carolina, then the UFA market would be a place the Canes could look to.
Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic has taken a closer look at the situation facing the Carolina Hurricanes and defenseman Dougie Hamilton and provided an update as to where a possible contract extension might sit.
Svechnikov has been one of Carolina's best players this postseason. While the 20-year-old didn't record a point in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Boston, he has seven points (four goals, three assists) in six games.