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HURRICANES RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Carolina Hurricanes buy out Alexander Semin

Alexander Semin’s days as a Carolina Hurricane are now over. The team announced they are placing him on waivers with the intention of buying out the remaining three years of the Russian forward’s contract. Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports the Hurricanes will pay him $14 million over six years. Here’s the team’s statement. The Carolina Hurricanes placed forward Alexander...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canes place Semin on waivers, plan to buy out his contract

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes have placed forward Alexander Semin on unconditional waivers. The team announced the move Tuesday, saying it plans to buy out his contract. The Hurricanes say Semin must clear waivers at noon Wednesday before his deal can be bought out. They say he was told of the move Tuesday. The 31-year-old Semin has three years remaining on a contract...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canucks Deal Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes

View image | gettyimages.com The Carolina Hurricanes were one of the few teams looking to add a starting netminder during the offseason.  They have been connected to some rumors regarding available goalies.  Today, they got their guy. Neither Cam Ward nor Anton Khudobin have played impressive hockey in the last few years, which has prompted their need to make a move.  With...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes select Noah Hanifin No. 5 overall in NHL Draft

The Carolina Hurricanes have missed the playoffs for six straight seasons, and so they clearly had a lot of needs. One of those needs is on defense, and they addressed that in the first round of the NHL Draft by picking Boston College's Noah Hanifin with the No. 5 overall pick. Hanifin was rated as the No. 3 overall prospect by NHL Central Scouting among North American skaters, and...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' 2015-16 regular-season schedule released

The National Hockey League today released the 2015-16 schedules for its 30 member clubs. The Carolina Hurricanes will open their 82-game campaign on Thursday, Oct. 8 at Nashville before playing their first home game on Saturday, Oct. 10, against the Detroit Red Wings. The Hurricanes' early-season schedule will see the team embark on a seven-game road swing from Oct. 16-29, during...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes sign SEL leading scorer Derek Ryan

Derek Ryan, the leading scorer last year in the Swedish Elite League, was rumored earlier this month to be pursuing an NHL deal after his tremendous season overseas. After previous reports suggested he was negotiating a contract with the Colorado Avalanche, the 28-year-old has reached a deal with a different NHL team, the Carolina Hurricanes. “Derek is a skilled, playmaking center...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: Carolina Hurricanes

Day four of the community draft is on!!!!! Here is where we stand in our draft thus far: TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina Hurricansjaschiff...
Via The Pensblog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Daniels: What could have been for the Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes have only had a few coaches in their 18 year history, yet each one has left a mark — good and bad — for the next coach in line. And not only have they left a mark in Carolina, they have all gone on to find jobs elsewhere in the league while becoming […] The post Jeff Daniels: What could have been for the Carolina Hurricanes appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner is a conundrum in Carolina

Carolina Hurricanes fans have seen their share of great young talent since their inception in 1997, yet some shine brighter than others. This has been the case with Jeff Skinner since the day he was drafted, yet things have started to sour in Raleigh the last couple of years. After a spectacular rookie season in […] The post Jeff Skinner is a conundrum in Carolina appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Trading Eric Staal would be a mistake

Rumors are becoming more and more common, and many are wondering if the time has come for the Carolina Hurricanes to consider trading Eric Staal. The rumors began in August of 2014, and they seemed to continue throughout the 2014-2015 campaign. Rumors of Toronto possibly being interested in Staal started coming out in the first month […] The post Trading Eric Staal would be a...
Via Along the Boards
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrej Sekera trade worth risk for red-hot Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings are finally starting to look like a team that’s won two Stanley Cup championships in the last three years. After a sluggish start to the 2014-15 campaign, L.A. has won eight straight games and knows it has a great chance to become the first team to claim back-to-back Stanley Cup titles since the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings. This is why trading for veteran...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes look to surge in 2nd half of the season

After returning from a refreshing six day all-star break the Hurricanes continued their hot play with a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. While being the winners of 3 straight and a 7-2-1 record in 2015 the Carolina Hurricanes remain 18 points out of a playoff spot but that hasn’t stopped the whispers of the postseason from both fans and local media. While a Stanley Cup...
Via isportsweb.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes look to stay hot into All-star break

It’s been a case of new year, new results for the Carolina Hurricanes. The team has been able to maintain its hot start to 2015 and will try to keep up the good work in the second half of the season. With only three games in four days remaining between them and the week long all-star break the entire team knows just how important it is to maintain this kind of lightening in a...
Via isportsweb.com
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Staal won’t waive his no-trade clause

The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the worst teams in the NHL and as a result are one of the clubs who are definitively sellers this season. One name which has popped up a few times in various trade rumors is captain Eric Staal, but Staal’s no-trade clause makes even the most solid of rumors seem speculative. Would Staal waive his no-trade clause? According to Sportsnet.ca, probably...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New Year brings new results for Carolina Hurricanes

A change in the calendar has brought a change in fortunes for the Carolina Hurricanes. The team has started 2015 with a pair of 2-1 victories. The wins have instilled a new sense of confidence in the team that may propel them throughout the second half of the season. The Hurricanes ended the year with a deflating 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, a game in which the Hurricanes...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Anton Khudobin Struggles To Get Over Bench Much To Cam Ward’s Delight (GIF)

Nothing is easy for the Carolina Hurricanes these days. The bottom dwellers of the Eastern Conference were trailing by a goal to the New York Rangers late in the third period during Sunday’s game, which led to the most hilarious moment of the game for everyone not named Anton Khudobin. The Carolina goalie was pulled in the final minutes of the game for an extra skater, but skating...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Anton Khudobin has major trouble climbing over bench boards (GIF)

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Anton Khudobin had some major trouble climbing over the bench boards after being pulled for an extra skater in the final minutes of the third period during Sunday's game against the N.Y. Rangers.After nearly falling on his rear end on first attempt to hurdle the board, Khudobin tried to throw himself into the Hurricanes bench, but his leg got stuck...
Via Holdout Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Checkers break into 'bad lip reading' (Videos)

Like many of us, the AHL's Charlotte Checkers are big fans of the "Bad Lip Reading" videos that have gone viral over the past few years. We're still waiting patiently for BLR to branch into the world of hockey. Until they do, the Checkers are filling the void by making some videos of their own featuring their players, and they're doing a pretty goog job of it. You can check out...
Via Holdout Sports
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Jordan Staal skates but still no timetable for return

Carolina Hurricanes are #484643507 / gettyimages.com " target="_blank">expecting a familiar face back soon. Jordan Staal has started skating. #484643507 / gettyimages.com Even though he has yet to skate with the team, it is good news that Staal has taken the ice. Staal has yet to play a game this season with the Hurricanes after suffering a broken leg during the preseason...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Ward and Sekera both out

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward and defenseman Andrej Sekera did not play Thursday night against the Washington Capitals. #459337046 / gettyimages.com Ward was out with an undisclosed lower-body injury that coach Bill Peters has said is "not that serious", as per Sports Illustrated. Sekera sustained an upper body injury after blocking a shot with his hand in the final...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ Michal Jordan Is Sick Of Comparisons To Michael Jordan (Photo)

It really isn’t fair to compare anyone’s career to Michael Jordan’s, but it’s especially unfair if you’re a rookie defenseman in the NHL. Michal Jordan of the Carolina Hurricanes has heard all of the comparisons before, but that didn’t stop the Nashville Predators from having some fun with him during Wednesday’s game. The 24-year-old was playing in just his third NHL...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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