Jets… We’re Not in Atlanta Anymore

MTS Centre

When the Atlanta Thrashers relocated to Winnipeg earlier this year, nobody knew what to expect. Now NHL fans have a better idea of the kind of hockey the Jets will be playing up north. Certainly now that the team moved […]

Sutter Summer

Brandon scores on Vezina winner Tim Thomas (AP Photo via. Gerry Broome)

Thanks to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Sutter family has been in the news feed a lot this off-season. The Hurricanes made their final anticipated move of the off-season when they re-signed alternate captain Brandon Sutter to a three year deal. […]

RFA Defensemen Return and Mini Season Ticket Plans

Derek-Joslin

The Carolina Hurricanes ink defenseman Derek Joslin to a two-year contract. The contract is a one way deal worth $1.4 million so Joslin will be spending next season with as a full time blue liner in the NHL. Joslin split […]

New Hurricanes Usage of Twitter

More Carolina Hurricanes active on Twitter

Hockey appears to be the next sport in line to take on Twitter. Hopefully this league wont fall victims of the high-tech program. Football and basketball players in the pro leagues and college have already jumped on the new social […]

Unlikely Free Agency Winner

Cheerleader

With such a weak NHL free agent market compared to previous years, there wasn’t a whole lot of ways to make drastic improvements unless teams got creative (Semyon Varlamov trade or swapping Dany Heatley for Martin Havlat, for example). The […]

Active First Day of Free Agency

(Photo via Life Magazine)

The Carolina Hurricanes have covered a lot of ground on Thursday and Friday in preparation for a busy off-season. The roller coaster negotiation period is over. Before free agency officially opened on Friday, the Hurricanes reached an agreement to sign […]

Free Agency Takes a Rapid Turn

Is this the end of #36 Jussi Jokinen?

The Carolina Hurricanes re-signed three players before Friday’s free agency officially opens, but there are still doubts about two forwards. Just a few weeks ago, the Hurricanes told the media that defenseman Joni Pitkanen and left wing Jussi Jokinen would […]

Free Agent Market Update

Will Jokinen AND Pitkanen return to Carolina? (Flickr Photo via douglasgallery30)

The draft just finished a few days ago and the Carolina Hurricanes have already shifted their attention to free agency. General Manager Jim Rutherford has made gigantic strides in signing the team’s unrestricted free agents. The deadline to sign unrestricted […]

Hurricanes Draft: Second and Third Rounds

Hurricanes' second round draft pick, Victor Rask

After selecting defenseman Ryan Murphy in the first round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the Hurricanes added two more highly-touted prospects to their system. With the 42nd overall pick, the Carolina Hurricanes selected Victor Rask from Sweden. Rask, a […]

Hurricanes Draft: First Round

OHL defender Ryan Murphy taken 12th overall by the Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes drafted defenseman Ryan Murphy from the OHL Kitchener Rangers with the 12th overall pick. Even during the NHL draft, prospects still find time to pull out their smart phones to update their Twitter. “Can’t wait to get […]

NHL Draft Tonight

The Carolina Hurricanes hold the 12th overall pick in tonight’s NHL Draft on Versus. Once we get a chance to wind down after the draft, I will provide player profiles and give my analysis on the drafted Hurricanes.  Let’s hope […]

Hurricanes lock up Defenseman

Harrison back for two more years (AP Photo by Mike Carlson)

The Carolina Hurricanes recently resigned defenseman Jay Harrison to a two year deal. The deal is worth $1.4 million over two years and Harrison is expected to be paid $650,000 next season and $750,000 the year after. When the Hurricanes […]