1. Paul Maurice Fired: Carolina Hurricanes' Coaching Change the Only Logical Answer

    The Carolina Hurricanes have fired Paul Maurice . After months of speculation and questioning across the Hurricanes fanbase, from chat forums to past articles to the Puck ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 783 reads 10 comments

  2. NHL 2011-2012: The Keys to Success for 4 Upstart Contenders This Season

    After the opening months of every NHL season, the pecking order among teams is never quite the way it was expected to be. Past dynasties fall off the map, while upstart contenders replace them at the top...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 704 reads 3 comments

  3. Carolina Hurricanes vs. Philadelphia Flyers: Live Updates and Analysis

    Tonight's battle in Philadelphia is a tale of two opposites. The Philadelphia Flyers are riding high, sitting atop of the Eastern Conference standings with an 11-5-3 record as the 2011-12 season nears the quarter mark...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 233 reads 3 comments

  4. Fantasy Football 2011: Which Late-Round Draft Picks Have Been the Best?

    Anyone can win a few games of fantasy football by picking the stars. Defending champ Aaron Rodgers has, as expected, dominated the quarterbacks field. Detroit speedster Calvin Johnson has been as explosive as ever in the wide receiver category...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 3,206 reads 22 comments

  5. Carolina Hurricanes Coaching Change: Paul Maurice Must Be Fired Now

    Paul Maurice's time as a welcome member of the Carolina Hurricanes has come to an end. Maurice is not a coach capable of inspiring enthusiasm...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 1,983 reads 8 comments

  6. Carolina Hurricanes Team Report: Grading Their First Month of the '11-'12 Season

    The Carolina Hurricanes have taken the rough road through the first month of the season. Despite wins in two of their last three games—against Chicago and Tampa Bay, no ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 277 reads 9 comments

  7. NHL 2011-2012: Fresh Faces, Budding Stars Carving a New Image for the League

    When it's over, the 2011-2012 season will likely be remembered in the hockey world for very little. There will be another Stanley Cup winner, another Presidents' Trophy victor and another League MVP...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 405 reads 6 comments

  8. Carolina Hurricanes Team Report: Solving the Depth Chart Conundrum

    The 2011-2012 season has been nothing if not a rollercoaster ride for the Carolina Hurricanes. Nearing the three-week mile marker, the 'Canes stand at 3-3-3—considering that ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 366 reads 4 comments

  9. NHL 2011-2012 by the Numbers: 11 Most Interesting Statistics This Season

    Over two weeks are now in the books of the new 2011-2012 NHL season, and we've begun to get a picture of how the early season standings will look...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 1,502 reads 6 comments

  10. NHL 2011-2012: 10 Best Goals of the First Week of the Season (with Video)

    We're into Week Two of the 2010-2011 NHL season, and a plethora of astonishing plays have already circulated the airwaves of the hockey world...

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  11. Carolina Hurricanes: 4 Things They Must Change Now to Save the Season

    Three games into the 2011-2012 NHL season, the Carolina Hurricanes are still searching for their first victory...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 409 reads 7 comments

  12. Carolina Hurricanes: Complete 2011-2012 Season Preview and Predictions

    As the Carolina Hurricanes enter the 2011-2012 NHL season, a plethora of questions envelop this young team...

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  13. NHL 2011-2012 Predictions: Complete Western Conference Preview and Picks

    It's that time of year again, folks. Hockey is back, and the faceoff of the 2011-2012 NHL season is only a week away. With the preseason already beginning to wind down, the ongoing river of "expert" predictions is in full swing...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 978 reads 36 comments

  14. NHL 2011-2012 Predictions: Bold Eastern Conference Preview and Picks

    It's that time of year again, folks. Hockey is back, and the faceoff of the 2011-2012 NHL season is less than two weeks away. With the preseason already underway, the ongoing river of "expert" predictions is in full swing...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 2,236 reads 40 comments

  15. NHL 2011-2012: Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane Poised to Reach Superstar Status

    This year in Winnipeg, it's not relocation rumors that lurk in the deep—those wishes have already been satisfied. Instead, it's the hidden star of a severely underrated team that prepares to take the hockey world by storm...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,509 reads 27 comments

  16. NHL Free Agency: Five Best Bargain Forwards Signed During the 2011 Offseason

    It's that time of year! Hockey is back, and training camp for the 2011-2012 season has just begun. Today also marks another milestone; the offseason signing period is now realistically over for players still left on the free agent market...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,129 reads 22 comments

  17. NHL Preseason 2011: 10 Games, Players and Battles to Watch for

    Hockey is almost upon us. Although the 2011-2012 NHL season is still four weeks away, training camp is just getting into full swing for many teams, and the preseason is just around the corner...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 830 reads 2 comments

  18. NHL: Using Current Stars to Build the Ultimate Goaltender

    In the game of hockey, even the best goaltenders of all time lose every once in a while—such is the nature of the NHL ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,873 reads 22 comments

  19. NHL History: Carolina/Hartford Franchise Has Continually Signed Aging Stars

    When it comes to reaching the peak of stardom with a signature team and then moving on at the end of their career, hockey Hall of Fame players are hard to beat; they've simply all done it...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 358 reads 11 comments

  20. NHL Breaking News: Lee Stempniak Traded to the Calgary Flames in a Steal

    The Calgary Flames have finally made their move. It's been almost two months since the opening of the 2011 NHL free agency period, and, for Calgary, those past 59 days have been fairly quiet, to say the least...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,076 reads 7 comments

  21. 6 Bold Predictions for the Carolina Hurricanes' 2011-2012 NHL Season

    Believe it or not, hockey has already begun in Raleigh. Informal workouts began Monday, as players flew in from all parts of the country to get back on ice in their Hurricanes jerseys...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 832 reads 3 comments

  22. NHL Statistics: Winning Close Games Proving to Be Crucial for Team Success

    When looking at an entire season in the realms of the NHL , every team, from the biggest dynasty to the smallest cellar club, plays through more than just a few matches of each game type...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 284 reads 5 comments

  23. NHL on TV: How Versus Becoming NBC Sports Network Will Help U.S. Hockey

    Versus is now NBC Sports Network. The much-mocked "Versus" label, currently synonymous with fishing and cagefighting, is the most recent non-NBC thing to go down the drain in Comcast's ongoing takeover of television...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,861 reads 21 comments

  24. NHL Free Agents 2011: Grading Each of the Carolina Hurricanes' Offseason Moves

    A little more than a month into the 2011 NHL free agent period, the earthquake of signings that once cluttered up news feeds back in early summer has now dwindled down to the rate of just one per week...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 403 reads 4 comments

  25. NHL 2011-12 Predictions: 5 Reasons the St. Louis Blues Are a Playoff Team

    The '04-'05 NHL lockout marked the end of an era for the St. Louis Blues ; their remarkable stretch of 24 straight years of playoff hockey come to an end...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 4,383 reads 8 comments