Carolina Hurricanes

Report: Skinner among leading candidates for Hurricanes captaincy
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The Carolina Hurricanes went last season without a captain. That will change once training camp is over, and, according to a recent report, Jeff Skinner is one of the prime candidates to possibly wear the ‘C’ for this season. The Hurricanes selected

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Clutch or not, Justin Williams felt ‘jittery’ to start Hurricanes training camp
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Williams went through his first practice with his new teammates – and his old club – Friday when the Hurricanes opened training camp with a sense of optimism that they’re on the cusp of ending the NHL’s longest active playoff drought. “I don’t think it matters how many training camps you’ve been through,” Williams said. […]

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Would Matt Duchene be worth Hurricanes trading Noah Hanifin?
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Tuesday represented the return of Elliotte Friedman’s treasured “31 Thoughts” for Sportsnet, and with that, the venerable reporter described three situations for Matt Duchene: the Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators, and Carolina Hurricanes. Friedman indicates that the Blue Jackets’ offering* wasn’t sufficient, and raised eyebrows that a Duchene – P.K. Subban swap was at least broached, […]

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Maple Leafs will wear sweet throwback jerseys for ‘Next Century Game’
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The Maple Leafs will commemorate that occasion by hosting the Carolina Hurricanes on Dec. 19, 2017, and they’ll wear some sweet throwback duds to really hammer home how historic the “Next Century Game” will be. Toronto Mayor John Tory announced that Dec. 19 will also stand as “Toronto Maple Leafs Day,” which called for this […]

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Maple Leafs unveil 'Toronto Arenas' jerseys for Dec. 19 game
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Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner will have some new threads this season. After bringing back the Leprechaun-green of the Toronto St. Pats for a celebration last season, the Toronto Maple Leafs will plunge further into their history with their commemorative wear for this upcoming campaign. The organization announced Tuesday that the team will wear Toronto Arenas […]

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The ‘Canes will have a captain in 2017-18
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For the first time in over a year, someone on the Carolina Hurricanes roster will have a “C” on their jersey when the season begins next month. The ‘Canes, who haven’t had a captain since trading Eric Staal away in Feb. of 2016, used four alternates last year (Jordan Staal, Jeff Skinner, Victor Rask and […]

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Morning Skate: Linden pumped about Canucks' makeover
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Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what Im reading, while getting in the last weekend without hockey for a long, long time. *Vancouver Canucks President Trevor Linden is pumped about the transition his Canucks franchise is going through, but its still pretty early to see how well its going. *Is […]

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Get to know Hurricanes’ slew of young defensemen
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There’s a strong chance that Carolina Hurricanes fans are strongly informed about this team’s wealth of promising – in some cases, already productive – young defensemen. Carolina still has some questions in net, as Scott Darling must prove that his strong work as a backup in Chicago will translate into a productive career as the […]

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Under Pressure: Bill Peters
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There is plenty of evidence to suggest that Bill Peters is a pretty good hockey coach. In his three years behind the Carolina Hurricanes’ bench his teams have always played hard, they have been competitive, they have seen great growth from their young core of players during their rebuild, and they have consistently been one […]

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Francis hopes Hurricanes live up to hype
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The Carolina Hurricanes haven’t been able to make the jump that some have been anticipating for a while, but that hasn’t shaken GM Ron Francis’ confidence in head coach Bill Peters. Francis had high praise for Peters and other facets of this Hurricanes team in a detailed interview with Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News […]

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The case for Hurricanes signing Jaromir Jagr
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It’s tough to pick the perfect NHL home for Jaromir Jagr because there are just so many variables. Jagr has easily earned the right to ask for a significant salary and role thanks to his Hall of Fame career. Naturally, even if he merely continues to slip, there’s the argument that Jagr is taking minutes […]

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It’s Carolina Hurricanes day at PHT
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The Carolina Hurricanes have been building up some buzz ever since Bill Peters helped transform a young core into an impressive possession machine. Logically enough, Carolina searched for an answer in net, trading away Eddie Lack and boldly handing a four-year, $16.6 million contract to Scott Darling. Speaking of the past, the Hurricanes also brought […]

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