1. Free-Agent Options Remain for Carolina Hurricanes After Patient Start to July

    After a draft weekend of feverish activity surrounding the Carolina Hurricanes , the first two days of the NHL 's free-agency period have passed without a single out-of-town addition...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 1,765 reads 1 comments

  2. NHL Free Agency 2015: 5 Potential Targets for the Carolina Hurricanes

    The Carolina Hurricanes have executed a clearinghouse in June to position the team for a few free agency tweaks in July...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 6 days ago 1,088 reads 0 comments

  3. Strengths and Weaknesses of Every Carolina Hurricanes 2015 Draft Pick

    The Carolina Hurricanes added nine new prospects to the organization during the 2015 NHL draft, ranging from highly touted No. 5 overall selection Noah Hanifin to virtually unknown No...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 days ago 1,812 reads 3 comments

  4. Carolina Hurricanes Capitalize Beautifully with Lack, Wisniewski Acquisitions

    Ron Francis and the Carolina Hurricanes converted two mediocre draft picks into a goaltender upgrade and a top-pairing defenseman during Saturday's NHL draft...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 1,246 reads 0 comments

  5. Carolina Hurricanes Pick Noah Hanifin: Analysis of 'Canes No. 5 Selection

    The Carolina Hurricanes ' selection of Noah Hanifin with the No. 5 pick solidifies their cast of defensive prospects as one of the best in the NHL ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 1,189 reads 7 comments

  6. 2015 NHL Mock Draft: Carolina Hurricanes' Full 7-Round Mock Draft

    The Carolina Hurricanes enter the 2015 NHL draft with a stuffed portfolio of 10 picks and a dire need to make the most of each one...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 13 days ago 1,378 reads 4 comments

  7. Carolina Hurricanes Must Convert Quantity into Quality in 2015 NHL Draft

    The Carolina Hurricanes currently hold 10 picks in this weekend's 2015 NHL draft, the most selections they've owned in a single draft since 1998...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 14 days ago 1,269 reads 4 comments

  8. Breaking Down What Recent Signings Will Bring to Carolina Hurricanes

    Two weeks remain until the official start of the 2015 NHL free-agency period, but the Carolina Hurricanes have already signed three players to their first NHL contracts so far in June...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 661 reads 0 comments

  9. Carolina Hurricanes Need Charlotte Checkers Revival Project to Work

    The return to a renovated Bojangles Coliseum and a change at head coach are expected to begin a new era for the Charlotte Checkers, AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes , next season...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 27 days ago 1,203 reads 3 comments

  10. Pros and Cons of Carolina Hurricanes Trading No. 5 Pick in NHL Draft

    As an increasingly clear top five emerges in the 2015 NHL draft class, the Carolina Hurricanes ' No. 5 overall selection is rising in value...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 2,344 reads 1 comments

  11. Pros and Cons of Noah Hanifin as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    Originally considered a near-guaranteed top-four selection, Noah Hanifin has gradually become a possibility for the Carolina Hurricanes at No. 5...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 2,159 reads 17 comments

  12. Pros and Cons of Mikko Rantanen as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    Of the plethora of highly touted forwards in the projected top 10 of the 2015 NHL draft, Mikko Rantanen is almost certainly the least discussed. It's hard to get a comparative reading on Rantanen 's 2014-15 season because of his location...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,920 reads 10 comments

  13. Pros and Cons of Lawson Crouse as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    If Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis plans to acquaint himself with potential options for the fifth overall pick at an amusement park, the 'Canes will be picking Lawson Crouse come June 26...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,992 reads 9 comments

  14. Pros and Cons of Mitchell Marner as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    The contrast between the stunning skill and alarming lack of size possessed by top draft prospect Mitchell Marner creates perhaps the most intriguing storyline of the upcoming 2015 NHL draft...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 2,778 reads 10 comments

  15. 2015 NHL Playoffs: Power Plays Will Decide Canadiens-Lightning Series Winner

    In a series featuring a pair of power plays drowning under the weight of enormous slumps, the unit that is least inefficient could produce a winner...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 2,785 reads 21 comments

  16. Ranking the Carolina Hurricanes' 5 Most Memorable Games of 2014-15

    The Carolina Hurricanes , now into the third week of their offseason, have another five months to reflect on the 82 games of the 2014-15 season. The rest of Raleigh has five months to re-watch the highlights (and lowlights )...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 468 reads 0 comments

  17. Michal Jordan's Fight for NHL Job Continues Beyond 2014-15 Breakout Year

    Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Michal Jordan entered the 2014-15 season with five NHL games and 267 AHL games under his belt. Yet the 24-year-old was recalled to the 'Canes on Nov...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 952 reads 2 comments

  18. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Carolina Hurricanes

    Despite having won just 30 of 82 games in the 2014-15 season, the young and growing Carolina Hurricanes enter the 2015 NHL offseason with prevailing optimism...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 2,882 reads 2 comments

  19. NHL Attendance Increases Again in 2014-15 Season

    More than 21.4 million tickets were sold for the 1,228 indoor games of the 2014-15 NHL regular season, up about 250,000 from a year ago...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 3,450 reads 8 comments

  20. Positives and Negatives from the Carolina Hurricanes' 2014-15 Season

    Thirty wins and 52 losses. So will read the Carolina Hurricanes ' record for the next six months after a season-ending 2-0 loss Saturday, a fitting conclusion for a team that ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 955 reads 4 comments

  21. Has Bill Peters Fixed Areas of Concern for Carolina Hurricanes in 2014-15?

    Bill Peters is two games away from concluding his first season as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 762 reads 2 comments

  22. Grading the NHL Performance of Each Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Defenseman

    The Carolina Hurricanes have used much of the latter half of their lost 2014-15 season to rotate a number of young AHL defensemen into the NHL lineup, with mixed results to show from it...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 800 reads 1 comments

  23. Justin Faulk's Ascension to Stardom Continues with Team Scoring Record

    A rocketing slap-shot goal blasted Justin Faulk into the Carolina Hurricanes ' record books on Saturday...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 493 reads 4 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Carolina Hurricanes' NHL Draft Lottery Chances

    Ten games now separate the Carolina Hurricanes from the end of the 2014-15 season and an offseason that could shape the franchise for years to come...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 1,728 reads 6 comments

  25. Should Carolina Hurricanes Be Worried About Eric Staal's Declining Production?

    It has been a long six games and 12 days since Eric Staal last registered a point for the Carolina Hurricanes . Staal's slump is the latest low point in a highly underwhelming campaign for the team's captain, who turned 30 this past October...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 months ago 1,029 reads 4 comments