1. Analyzing Each Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Forward Fighting for 2015-16 NHL Job

    Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis has given a massive vote of confidence to the team's cast of prospects by leaving at least one NHL forward spot open entering training camp...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 1,496 reads 2 comments

  2. Carolina Hurricanes Still Working to Recover from the Collapse of March 2013

    If the Carolina Hurricanes and the Washington Capitals are to ever make a rivalry out of their geographic proximity, they will need to play more games like the one on March 14, 2013...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 2,845 reads 7 comments

  3. Carolina Hurricanes Face Shortage of Right-Handed Forwards

    Elias Lindholm and Riley Nash. Above is the entire list of Carolina Hurricanes forwards who shoot right-handed —a mere two out of 11...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,951 reads 4 comments

  4. Noah Hanifin Takes Risk by Signing Contract with Carolina Hurricanes

    When Noah Hanifin inked his name to a stack of papers in front of several thousand Carolina Hurricanes fans on Saturday, he not only signed his first NHL contract but also signed a goodbye to his NCAA career at Boston College...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 3,188 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 1,957 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 1,186 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 2,114 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 1,292 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 1,230 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 1,410 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 1,289 reads 4 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 707 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 1,229 reads 3 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 2,362 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 2,200 reads 17 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 1,968 reads 10 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 2,009 reads 9 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 2,814 reads 10 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 2,786 reads 21 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 469 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 956 reads 2 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 2,937 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 3,914 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 956 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 781 reads 2 comments