1. Carolina Hurricanes: An Interview with Michael Leighton

    This is the last of a four part series of interviews taken after a prospects practice on Thursday, July 10. Michael Leighton recently signed a two year deal with the Hurricanes...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 468 reads 1 comments

  2. Wesley to be Honored February 17th

    Get your tickets for the game on February 17th, 2009 against the Boston Bruins. The evening has been designated as Glen Wesley Night and his “number 2″ will officially be retired and lifted to the rafters preceeding that game...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 408 reads 3 comments

  3. High Enough - New Law Will Increase Ticket Prices

    Last Friday, the North Carolina State Legislature passed a new bill which would allow the legal scalping of tickets in North Carolina, effective August 1st, 2008...

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  4. Mats Sundin: Hockey's King of Drama

    About a week before July 1, the Montreal Canadiens were given permission to speak to Toronto captain Mats Sundin regarding a new contract...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 737 reads 1 comments

  5. Carolina Hurricanes: Survey Says…Marketing Needs a Boost

    The talk of the town right now is about a little ol’ survey that an intern for Public Policy Polling recently took concerning sports in North Carolina...

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  6. Carolina Hurricanes Release Schedule, Excitement Ensues

    The 2008-09 NHL schedule has been released and even though the puck has yet to drop, things are already looking better for the Hurricanes. In 2007-08, the Canes were scheduled for 18 back-to-back games...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 527 reads 0 comments

  7. Ted Nolan Out, Blog Box In with the New York Islanders

    Those of you who have followed the Canes Country blog for awhile know that I have been somewhat infatuated with the concept behind the New York Islanders' Blog Box since it’s inception...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 214 reads 6 comments

  8. Carolina Hurricanes to Open Season Against the Florida Panthers

    Mark your calendars, Caniacs. Remember the team that knocked the Hurricanes out of the playoffs in the last game of the season back in April? They will be returning to the RBC on October 10 for Carolina’s season opener...

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  9. Dazed and Confused - Jeff O’Neill Chatter

    You have to give Luke DeCock some credit over at Lord Stanley’s Blog. During the past two days, he has stirred the Caniac Nation up into a frenzy, and it’s not even hockey season...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 329 reads 0 comments

  10. Beyond the Bleachers: Interview with Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Mike Murphy

    This is Part Three of a four-part series of interviews taken with Hurricanes prospects after practice on July 10. Mike Murphy was selected by the Hurricanes in the sixth round of this year’s draft with the 165th overall pick...

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  11. Heroes - Josh Hamilton, Clay Council to Star Tonight

    I very rarely stray from hockey talk on this blog, but I’m making an exception for this article. There is a local hero doing the right thing tonight and it deserves recognition...

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  12. Josh Hamilton, Clay Council Heroes Tonight

    I very rarely stray from hockey talk, but I’m making an exception for this article. There is a local hero doing the right thing tonight and it deserves recognition...

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  13. Carolina Hurricanes: Updates and Loose Ends

    I spent some time over the weekend updating a few things on the site and testing some new templates. I have not found the perfect one yet, but I will keep trying...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  14. Q&A with Zac Dalpe

    This is part two of a four part series of interviews taken with Hurricanes prospects after a practice on Thursday, July 10th. Zac Dalpe was selected by the Hurricanes in the 2nd round of this year’s draft with the 45th overall pick...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  15. Brandon Sutter: Q&A

    I was able to attend the prospects practice session at the Rec Zone on Thursday night. They spent about an hour doing various drills under the guidance of Ron Francis, Tom Barrasso, Jeff Daniels, and Kevin McCarthy...

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  16. Carolina Hurricanes Announce Summer Fun Fest

    The Carolina Hurricanes announced yesterday that they will host a “Summer Fun Fest” at the RBC Center on Thursday, July 24...

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  17. Chad LaRose Signed for One Year

    The Carolina Hurricanes just announced the signing of forward Chad LaRose to a one year contract for $875,000. The agreement will keep the two parties from entering into a salary arbitration hearing, which LaRose signed up for a couple of weeks ago...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 488 reads 0 comments

  18. Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Conditioning Camp - Preview

    The “Young Guns” of the Carolina Hurricanes organization are in town this week to take part in the annual conditioning camp for prospects...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 430 reads 0 comments

  19. Movin’ On - What if LaRose Doesn’t Sign?

    A good General Manager always has a plan B if the best laid plans don’t work out. If Chad LaRose gets a huge payout in arbitration that the Canes refuse to match and he moves on ...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  20. Ex-Phantoms Reunited - Dennis Seidenberg Signed for 1.2 Million

    The Carolina Hurricanes announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Dennis Seidenberg on a one-year contract worth $1.2 million...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 135 reads 1 comments

  21. Playing With Fire - LaRose and Arbitration

    Chad LaRose filed for salary arbitration on Saturday with 14 other players in the NHL. Apparently, LaRose is unhappy with the qualifying offer that the Canes submitted to him...

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  22. And The Cradle Will Rock - Youth Served on Hurricanes Blueline

    The defense is starting to take shape for the Carolina Hurricanes. Not only does it look much bigger and different than before, but it is also a great deal younger than it has been for the past several years...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 270 reads 1 comments

  23. Josef Melichar Signed for One Year

    The Carolina Hurricanes blueline continued to get bigger as they signed defenseman Josef Melichar to a one year deal worth 1 million USD. The 29 year-old is known as a “defense first” defenseman and is listed at 6′2, 220...

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  24. The Big Money - Reviewing Day One of “Crazy Daze”

    Some NHL players must have felt like they just won the lottery yesterday. Let’s take a quick look around and review some of the deals finalized on day one. Agents are still partying as we speak...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 137 reads 2 comments

  25. Erik Cole Tribute

    Erik Cole came on the scene here in Carolina during the magical 2001-02 season as a rookie when the Canes surprisingly made it to the Stanley Cup Finals. Eventually, Erik was placed on a line with Rod Brind’Amour and Bates Battaglia...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about 6 years ago 127 reads 1 comments