1. Chris Terry's Play Daring Carolina Hurricanes to Keep Him in NHL

    When Jordan Staal makes his season debut for the Carolina Hurricanes —whether that's on Monday or in another game in the next few weeks —his much-awaited return will ...

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  2. Should Carolina Hurricanes Switch Goaltenders to Anton Khudobin for Shootouts?

    As the horn sounded to end the 65 minutes of real hockey at PNC Arena on Saturday night, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward was likely flooded with dread about the shootout ahead...

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  3. Jay Harrison Trade Opens Floodgates on Carolina Hurricanes' Defensive Rebuilding

    Taking advantage of a woeful injury situation in Winnipeg, Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis made the first in-season trade of his GM career on Thursday...

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  4. Evaluating Carolina Hurricanes' Chances of Landing Connor McDavid in 2015 Draft

    The Carolina Hurricanes ' ongoing five-game streak of incapable offense, unfathomably bad luck and, ultimately, losing has sparked an onslaught of apocalyptic forecasts for the remainder of the 2014-15 season ahead...

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  5. Carolina Hurricanes Drowning in Losses Despite Dominant Play

    Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters was asked, after his team's 2-1 loss to New Jersey on Monday night, what the cure is for the Hurricanes' offensive woes. "That's the million dollar question," he responded ...

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  6. Justin Faulk Adding Stabilizing Factor to Carolina Hurricanes' Shaky Defense

    Seventeen games. Three goals: two on the power play, the other short-handed. Ten assists. Fifty-four shots on goal. Plus-five rating. Over 25 minutes of ice time per game...

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  7. Positives and Negatives from the Carolina Hurricanes' November Performance

    After a promising start to November, the Carolina Hurricanes ' epidemic of one-goal losses took hold and careened the team's monthly record back below .500 by Thanksgiving...

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  8. Carolina Hurricanes' Close-Game Struggles Costing Valuable Points

    Nathan MacKinnon cut toward the net, Jarome Iginla sent a drop pass flying across the goal crease, and Zach Redmond buried a one-time wrist shot past Cam Ward...

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  9. What Andrej Nestrasil Will Add to the Carolina Hurricanes After Waiver Claim

    Andrej Nestrasil, 23, is riding the most productive and successful eight-month stretch of his hockey career. Thursday, he was claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes off of waivers from the Detroit Red Wings ...

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  10. Analyzing the First 5 Weeks of Carolina Hurricanes' Season with Advanced Stats

    The difference between the Carolina Hurricanes ' performance in the NHL standings and on the ice has been drastic, surprising and, for the team, most unfortunate...

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  11. 5 Key Reasons for the Carolina Hurricanes' November Point Streak

    The Carolina Hurricanes have evidently never enjoyed a holiday as much as they did Halloween 2014. What appeared a lifeless skeleton of embarrassment less than two weeks ago —after ...

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  12. Brett Bellemore Providing Defensive Stability in Carolina Hurricanes' Win Streak

    After sitting out five of the Carolina Hurricanes ' eight season-opening losses, Brett Bellemore 's emergence as a regular defenseman in the lineup has coincided directly with the Hurricanes' ongoing three-game winning streak...

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  13. Carolina Hurricanes' Attendance Analysis and Projections for Remaining Games

    Two consecutive sparse crowds at PNC Arena over the weekend has reopened the debate over the Carolina Hurricanes ' declining attendance...

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  14. What Winless October Means for the Carolina Hurricanes and Rest of the NHL

    For the first time in franchise history, the Carolina Hurricanes have lost their first eight games in a season. Friday night, they'll finish a travel-heavy October with zero wins and two points in eight contests...

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  15. League-Worst Goaltending Key Culprit for Carolina Hurricanes' Disastrous October

    Entering the 2014-15 season, Anton Khudobin and Cam Ward were expected to vie competitively for the Carolina Hurricanes ' No. 1 goaltender job until one proved superior over the other...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 2,798 reads 10 comments

  16. Center Riley Nash Thriving in Larger Role on Carolina Hurricanes in 2014-15

    Injuries to Eric and Jordan Staal have left the Carolina Hurricanes woefully undermanned at center and contributed to the team's disappointing 0-2-2 start...

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  17. Carolina Hurricanes Should Consider Gutting Lineup, Starting to Rebuild

    The Pittsburgh Penguins finished last in the Atlantic Division for four consecutive years between 2002 and 2006, winning 28 or fewer of their 82 total games every time...

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  18. Carolina Hurricanes Need Better Organization, Consistency from Defense

    The Carolina Hurricanes focused on improving defensive depth in the 2014 offseason, entering training camp with nine viable defensemen vying for NHL jobs...

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  19. 4 Key Questions for Carolina Hurricanes' Season Opener vs. New York Islanders

    The Carolina Hurricanes will seek to restore confidence after a discouraging and destructive training camp, reverse their history of home-opener struggles and win the first half of ...

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  20. Turbulent Preseason Leaves Carolina Hurricanes Desperate for Solutions

    The rip current that annually sucks the optimism out of the Carolina Hurricanes ' sheltered bay came early this year...

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  21. 5 Takeaways from the Carolina Hurricanes' Preseason so Far

    The Carolina Hurricanes have sacrificed success for experience and diversity this preseason, putting forth a decidedly inferior and more youthful lineup than their opponent in each respective game...

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  22. Which Carolina Hurricanes Prospects Are Making Strong Pushes for NHL Jobs?

    Ryan Murphy and Zach Boychuk have been here before, dueling for an opening night NHL job at Carolina Hurricanes training camp. Victor Rask hasn't...

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  23. Bill Peters' Power Play Approach Already Working for Carolina Hurricanes

    From his first day with the Carolina Hurricanes on, new head coach Bill Peters has stressed the importance of the power play arguably above all other aspects of the sport...

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  24. Jordan Staal Injury Will Test Center Depth of Carolina Hurricanes

    An serious injury to Jordan Staal during Tuesday's preseason game sent an earthquake rattling through the Carolina Hurricanes ' offensive plans...

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  25. 5 Carolina Hurricanes Players with the Most to Prove During the Preseason

    The Carolina Hurricanes begin the seven-game preseason schedule on Sunday afternoon, 161 days after the conclusion of their unsuccessful 2013-14 season...

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