1. The Mule: Johan Franzen, Superstar

    Who the heck is Johan Franzen and where did he come from? Affectionately nicknamed “The Mule”, Franzen is a Swedish born player who was drafted by Detroit in the 3rd round of the 2004 NHL draft...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 422 reads 0 comments

  2. Wild World: IIHF Hockey Championships Start Today

    Team Canada and Team USA begin their quest for gold as the IIHF Hockey World Championships start this afternoon. Canada’s first contest will be against Slovenia starting at 3:15 PM...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 465 reads 0 comments

  3. Trading Cristobal Huet Comes Back to Bite Bob Gainey

    Do you get the feeling that perhaps Montreal General Manager Bob Gainey traded away his team’s best chance at winning the Stanley Cup for a measly 2nd round draft pick? That is ...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 678 reads 7 comments

  4. Lay Your Hands On Me: Next Season Peter Karmanos to be More Involved

    In a recent report written by beat writer Luke DeCock, the at times “absentee” owner of the Carolina Hurricanes, Mr. Peter Karmanos has promised to be more active in the running of his NHL franchise this coming year...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 459 reads 0 comments

  5. Rats Join Canes on Golf Course

    The Albany River Rats ended their season with a 2-0 loss against the Philadelphia Phantoms last night in the final game of their round one, playoff series...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  6. Leighton and Rats in Game 7 Tonight

    The Albany River Rats and the Philadelphia Phantoms finish their best of 7 series tonight in Philadelphia with the series all tied up at 3 games apiece. Rats goalie Michael Leighton has been nothing short of spectacular in this showdown...

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  7. These Eyes: A Quick Look Around the League

    Team Russia beat Team Canada 4-1 on Monday night in another WHC exhibition game in Quebec. Canada’s coach, Ken Hitchcock called the game a “wake up call” for the Canadians...

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  8. Wold Hockey Championship: No Surprises as Canada Wins Exhibition over Finland

    Martin St. Louis scored 2 goals and Jason Chimera scored one as Team Canada defeated Team Finland by a score of 3-2 in a WHC pre-tournament game in Quebec City on Sunday. Cam Ward played 30 minutes and allowed just one goal...

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  9. Carolina Hurricanes Emotional Rescue: Jim Rutherford Still Undecided on Coach

    During the first week of April after the Carolina Hurricanes were eliminated from the playoffs, General Manager Jim Rutherford had a press conference in which he indicated that he was ...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 505 reads 0 comments

  10. Lonely in Albany: Where Have All The River Rats' Fans Gone?

    During my daily search and perusal of Hurricanes related stories, I came across this interesting article about the Albany River Rats and their attendance issues...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 374 reads 2 comments

  11. NHL Playoffs: Second Helping

    The second round of the playoffs is starting tomorrow night and it’s time to take a look at the matchups. But first, let’s see how Bubba’s picks turned out for the first round...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 322 reads 1 comments

  12. Back For More: Who Will Be in Goal for the Carolina Hurricanes Next Year?

    Following up with our end of year “Back For More” feature, we will now look at the goalie position...

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  13. Heartache Tonight: Flyers Top Caps in OT

    My condolences to Washington Capitals fans. That had to sting, losing in overtime of a game seven at home. But the Caps had a great second half of the season and it must have been enjoyable to watch the fever take hold of the Capital City...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 460 reads 0 comments

  14. It Don’t Come Easy: Ducks Fail to Repeat

    Think it’s doable to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions? Think again. The Dallas Stars knocked out the defending champion Anaheim Ducks in their 1st round match up over the weekend...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 313 reads 0 comments

  15. Shakedown: Martin Brodeur and Sean Avery Epitome of Class...NOT

    The New York Rangers eliminated the New Jersey Devils on Friday night and something different happened during the traditional hand-shake ceremony...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 972 reads 7 comments

  16. Rats Win, Senators Lose, and Predators Have Hope….

    I haven’t posted much about the playoffs because quite frankly, it’s been difficult for me to get too hyped up about them yet...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 275 reads 0 comments

  17. Carolina Hurricanes: Samsonov Re-ups For Three Years

    One player who undoubtedly will be returning next year for the Carolina Hurricanes is Sergei Samsonov. Carolina General Manager, Jim Rutherford wasted no time in re-signing the talented ...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 674 reads 3 comments

  18. Carolina Hurricanes: Who Returns on Defense Next Year?

    It’s going to be a long off-season, but it’s never too early to start discussing what the Carolina Hurricanes will look like next year. One area where most fans would like to see some change is on the blueline...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 495 reads 0 comments

  19. American Woman: USA Ladies' Hockey Team Wins Gold

    (photo from USA Hockey) The USA women’s hockey team beat Team Canada by a score of 4-3, to earn the gold medal in the IIHF World Championships in China on Saturday...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 564 reads 0 comments

  20. Judgement Day—Carolina Hurricanes GM Continues Deliberation

    The talk of the town is still about the status of Carolina Hurricanes head coach, Peter Laviolette and whether or not he will be fired...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 327 reads 0 comments

  21. Carolina Hurricanes: Good Lovin’ Gone Bad, Laviolette on Hot Seat

    The Carolina Hurricanes are back in the news, but certainly not in the way that fans would like them to be...

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  22. Who’ll Stop the Rain? Jim Rutherford?

    The Carolina Hurricanes failed to make the playoffs by a whisker this year and it’s time to start analyzing, evaluating, dissecting, and scrutinizing...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 361 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Playoff Predictions: Take it on the Run

    It’s playoff time and everyone needs to make their picks! You can take my choices anyway you want to though because I offer no guarantees. With the parity in the league, these playoffs could and should be the closest and most exciting ever...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  24. NHL Southeast to Get Better

    News briefs…… Tampa Bay will get the number one pick in this summer’s draft while Atlanta drafts in the 3rd position. The Hurricanes stayed at 14th...

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  25. Movin’ on Up- Draft Lottery on Versus at 8

    Will the Hurricanes improve their draft position tonight? They currently stand with the 14th pick, but they have a slight chance to improve that position to as high as 10th...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 294 reads 0 comments