Tag Archive | "Carolina Hurricanes"

Hurricanes bring back Hartford Whalers jerseys for 2018-19

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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The Carolina Hurricanes will be looking like the Hartford Whalers for a pair of games against an old New England rival in 2018-19. The team unveiled green and blue throwback Whalers uniforms Thursday that they will wear when they host the Bruins on Dec. 23 and when they visit Boston on March 5. It's back.…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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The Hurricanes finished with a disappointing 83 points last season despite leading the league with a 54.45 CorsiFor%. Unsurprisingly, they finished fourth last in 5v5 Shooting Percentage and second last in 5v5 Save Percentage. Their SH% is due to bounce back, but a questionable goaltending tandem means there’s no guarantee they improve on their .909…

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Breaking Down the Hurricanes/Flames Trade

Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Day one of the NHL Draft was quiet, but the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames made a big splash on day two.  The Hurricanes traded Noah Hanifin and Elias Lindholm to the Flames for Dougie Hamilton, Micheal Ferland and prospect Adam Fox.  The Hurricanes were having a difficult time signing restricted free agent Lindholm and were…

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Market for Skinner heating up; Hurricanes want to sign Hanifin long-term

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Just six weeks after he was named the General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, Don Waddell is already very busy. It seems like Jeff Skinner’s name has been floating around the trade market for a number of years now, but talks sound like they are heating up. Waddell was on Hockey Central at noon today and…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.2 — Andrei Svechnikov

Friday, June 1, 2018

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Despite finishing with the 11th worst record in the NHL, the Carolina Hurricanes were the biggest mover in the NHL Draft Lottery.  Despite having just a 9.8 percent chance at a top-3 pick, the Hurricanes moved up nine spots and will pick second overall for the first time since 2003—when they selected Eric Staal. This…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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What The ADP!? – Players Going Later Than They Should (Part 1)

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Training camp is in full swing, players are getting cut left and right and Fantasy Hockey drafts are winding up. It’s still a little too early to put a tonne of stock in Yahoo’s current Average Draft Positions (ADP), but it’s also worth taking a look at. I went through all of the players with…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Despite missing the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, the Hurricanes enter the 2017-18 season with postseason aspirations. In order to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2008-09, the Hurricanes need to score more goals and give up less. Simple right? At the very least the Hurricanes front office made an…

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2017-18 Draft Kit: Old Faces in New Places (Part 1)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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This summer there were changes abound and a lot of the player movement will have a huge impact on the fantasy hockey landscape for the 2017-18 season. In this two-part series we will take a look at 15 players who will be suiting up in new uniforms this fall and what to expect from them with their…

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

Friday, September 11, 2015

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In the past I have done a breakdown of all 30 NHL teams. This season I have decided to break it down by division with a preview for each team inside! In the Atlantic Division Preview I noted that one of the biggest offseason moves was the hiring of Mike Babcock, but the biggest move…

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