Hurricanes Season in Review: Tuomo Ruutu

Tuomo Ruutu impresses again (Flikr Photo via Trixy Larue)

The Carolina Hurricanes do not have to worry about resigning Tuomo Ruutu.  Ruutu proved to be an essential piece to the Hurricanes’ attack yet again this season and he is one of the few skaters under contract for the 2011-2012 […]

Hurricanes Season in Review: Jiri Tlusty

Good-bye Jiri? (Flikr Photo via RangerRick)

The Carolina Hurricanes traded for Jiri Tlusty a year ago and he played on the third line this season.  However, Tlusty is very expendable and we may be saying our good-byes. He is extremely low on the Hurricanes priority list […]

Hurricanes Season in Review: Cory Stillman

(Flikr Photo via BridgetDS)

Cory Stillman returned to Carolina to play on the Hurricanes top line alongside Eric Staal and Erik Cole for the second half of the season. Stillman tallied 5 goals and 11 assists with the Hurricanes this season in 21 games.  […]

Hurricanes Season in Review: Brandon Sutter

(Flikr Photo via Trixy Larue)

Carolina Hurricanes center Brandon Sutter didn’t have his flashiest season, but his name is still in the mix when we talk about the Canes young crop of talent.  He just completed his second full campaign in the NHL. Though Sutter’s […]

Hurricanes ready to make moves

What to do with Joni Pitkanen? (via Flikr/Trixy Larue)

Head Coach Paul Maurice has quite a few decisions to make this off-season for the Carolina Hurricanes.  With a handful of players set to become unrestricted free agents on July 1, it appears unlikely that the Canes can re-sign everyone.  […]

Future Hurricanes Brewing

Zac Dalpe - A bright spot for Hurricanes fans (via Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Carolina Hurricanes are waiting patiently for the 2011-2012 season, but at least they know there is life in the farm system.  The Canes have a few players who can make an immediate impact on the fourth line and maybe […]

Jeff Skinner continues dominance

Jeff Skinner already scored three goals for team Canada (via Canadian Press)

Calder Trophy finalist, Jeff Skinner, showed the Carolina Hurricanes that he is not ready to hang up his skates for the season.  Last night, Skinner scored two goals for team Canada in its 9-1 rout of team France in the […]

Charlotte Checkers Moving On

Mike Murphy (#70) leads the Checkers to a series victory

It’s good to see that one Carolina team can make it to the playoffs. The Charlotte Checkers, Carolina Hurricanes AHL affiliate team, ousted the two-time defending champions Hershey Bears with a 2-1 overtime victory last night.  The Checkers won the […]

Hurricanes drool over young skaters

Jeff Skinner looks to bring Carolina its first Calder Trophy (via. Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

The Carolina Hurricanes organization has a lot of reasons to be happy, most notably, in rookie sensation Jeff Skinner.  The other day, Skinner was selected by the league as a finalist to win the Calder Trophy and at this point, […]

Charlotte Checkers look to take control of series

Hurricane's prospect Zac Dalpe (22) is on fire in the Calder Cup Playoffs (via. Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

The Carolina Hurricanes minor league affiliate Charlotte Checkers are currently playing in the Calder Cup Playoffs and are tied at one game apiece with the Hershey Bears in the opening round.  The Bears are looking to defend the championship this […]

Time to Focus on Free Agency

Skinner and Gleason will be back next season, but what about the others? (via. Chris Seward - News&Observer)

Now that the season is over for the Carolina Hurricanes, they are going to shift their attention to free agency and making moves.  Of the 22 players on the Hurricanes, only 12 of them are under contract for the 2011-2012 […]

Carolina Hurricanes Sign Justin Krueger

The Hurricanes sign another defenseman - Justin Krueger

The Carolina Hurricanes signed defenseman Justin Krueger, 24, to a one year entry level contract yesterday.  He was drafted by the Hurricanes in the seventh round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.  If he plays in the NHL, he will […]