The 35-year-old with the reputation for scoring big postseason goals has returned to Raleigh, tasked with bringing veteran leadership and a voice of experience to a young Carolina team. ''I think the worst thing you can do when you come into a new – even though it's a team I've been on, it's a new […]
The 35-year-old with the reputation for scoring big postseason goals has returned to Raleigh, tasked with bringing veteran leadership and a voice of experience to a young Carolina team. “I think the worst thing you can do when you come into a new – even though it’s a team I’ve been on, it’s a new […]
The Carolina Hurricanes have been for sale, in some form, over the last several years. Every so often, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman would shut down speculation – mostly from Quebecois media – about the future of the franchise. There was talk owner Peter Karmanos Jr. (and his roughly 20 minority owners) wanted a partner.
Current Carolina Hurricanes majority owner Peter Karmanos Jr. released a statement regarding reports that former Texas Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg is looking to buy the team. The statement is open-ended, as it states that Karmanos Jr. is evaluating
The Carolina Hurricanes announced a big signing today. Defenseman Jaccob Slavin has agreed to a seven-year contract extension with a $5.3 million cap hit. Slavin has one year left on his entry-level deal, so this takes him through 2024-25.
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin, in the span of two seasons, has become one of the NHL’s top young defensemen. The validation of this fact arrived on Wednesday, when the Hurricanes gave the 23-year-old blueliner a seven-year contract extension with an average annual value of $5.3 million beginning in 2018-19 – a contract that, by […]
The inevitable happened on Sunday, when the Blackhawks traded Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights, who then traded him to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. While Kruger is headed to a new team full of former teammates, the Blackhawks have to figure out how to move forward at center. Outside of a few appearances […]
Marcus Kruger‘s stay in Las Vegas was a short one. Just one day after he was acquired by the Golden Knights from Chicago, Kruger was on the move again Tuesday as the Carolina Hurricanes acquired him from Vegas for a fifth-round pick at next year’s draft. “We were determined to bring in experienced players with […]
Mr. Game 7 is returning to the Carolina Hurricanes with the goal of leading them to another Game 1. The Hurricanes opened free agency Saturday by bringing back 35-year-old forward Justin Williams on a two-year deal worth $9 million. Williams, a key member of their 2006 Stanley Cup champion team, will make $5 million this […]
Veteran NHL defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk signed a four-year deal with his hometown New York Rangers as free agency began for the 2017-18 NHL season. The contract, worth a reported $26.6 million, was among the top deals as major off-season moves began, with Shattenkirk having netted 13 goals and set up 43 more for St. Louis […]
The Carolina Hurricanes wanted to add some offense to their lineup this summer and they managed to do so by bringing back an old friend. The team announced on Saturday that it has signed veteran forward Justin Williams to a two-year contract that will pay him $9 million. “We said that we needed goal scoring […]
Rather than seeking out goalie fixes through free agency, the remarkably busy Calgary Flames instead opt for trades. First, they landed Mike Smith from the Arizona Coyotes. Now, on Thursday, they helped the Carolina Hurricanes clear up their logjam