1. Ben Bishop Giving Tampa Bay Lightning Solid Goaltending at Last

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have long craved reliable goaltending. In a 27-year-old former third-round draft pick by the name of Ben Bishop , it seems they have finally found it...

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  2. Ranking the Carolina Hurricanes' Top 5 Goals of 2013-14 NHL Season

    Considering their offensive struggles to date, the Carolina Hurricanes have recorded a relatively impressive highlight reel of goals through the first seven weeks of the 2013-14 season...

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  3. Carolina Hurricanes Would Be Foolish to Trade Away Key Veterans

    In an effort to spark a struggling offense, the Carolina Hurricanes are seeking to trade away two valuable role-playing forwards. To try to improve their No...

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  4. What Should Carolina Hurricanes Do About Justin Peters Waiver Conundrum?

    The surprising success of third-string goaltender Justin Peters has left the now-healthier Carolina Hurricanes with a perplexing dilemma...

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  5. Alexander Semin's Concussion Adds to Carolina Hurricanes' Injury Woes

    The Carolina Hurricanes , already struggling to produce goals night after night, will now be without two of their most dynamic forwards for the near future...

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  6. Latest NHL Trade Rumors: Marian Gaborik, Evander Kane, Others Available

    The Chicago Blackhawks helped to jump-start the NHL trade market with their deal , per Chris Kue of the Chicago Tribune , for disgruntled forward Kris Versteeg Thursday night The move may break the dam on a plethora of trades around the league...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 months ago 20,558 reads 15 comments

  7. How Goaltending Has Defined Carolina Hurricanes' 2013-14 Season So Far

    The momentum of the Carolina Hurricanes ' 2013-14 campaign has swung wildly with each passing week this autumn. Goaltending has, without a doubt, proved to be the leading factor behind each positive or negative swing...

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  8. Carolina Hurricanes: Breaking Down Hurricanes' Lack of Success in Shootouts

    The Carolina Hurricanes again failed to collect the two points their effort deserved in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Saturday...

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  9. Daniel Altshuller Offers Future Answer to Carolina Hurricanes' Goaltending Woes

    As an injury-clogged goaltending situation continues to plague the Carolina Hurricanes ' immediate outlook, an unheralded 2012 third-round draft pick by the name of Daniel Altshuller offers hope of a terrific long-term solution...

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  10. What's the Carolina Hurricanes' Biggest Problem: No Offense or Poor Goaltending?

    The Carolina Hurricanes ' abysmal five-game losing streak has pointed fingers at every unit, player and strategy. Third-string goaltender Justin Peters has yet to win a game this season...

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  11. How Struggling Metropolitan Division Alters Carolina Hurricanes' 2013-14 Outlook

    Despite a difficult and largely disappointing October performance, the Carolina Hurricanes begin November in fine shape in the new Metropolitan Division...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 months ago 1,633 reads 4 comments

  12. Breaking Down Ryan Murphy's Development in Carolina Hurricanes' 2013-14 Season

    The opening month of the 2013-14 NHL season has been a roller coaster for Carolina Hurricanes rookie defenseman Ryan Murphy...

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  13. Cam Ward Injury Leaves Carolina Hurricanes Undermanned at Worst Time

    For the second consecutive season, the Carolina Hurricanes will find themselves without a No. 1 and No. 2 goaltender for a crucial stretch of the campaign...

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  14. Carolina Hurricanes: Breaking Down Jeff Skinner's Hot Start to 2013-14 Season

    Nine games into the 2013-14 NHL season, Jeff Skinner is restoring his reputation and reviving his career progression at a torrid pace...

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  15. Grades for Each Carolina Hurricanes Line Early in 2013-14 NHL Season

    Through the first nine games of the 2013-14 season, t he Carolina Hurricanes ' four offensive lines have steadily grown into a cohesive and dangerous unit. While averaging just 2...

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  16. Training Camp Signings Making Big Impacts Early in 2013-14 NHL Season

    For a number of NHL players who signed contracts during September training camp, the opening half-month of the 2013-14 season has been full of unexpected production and playing time...

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  17. Carolina Hurricanes Must Build Confidence, Find Wins on Road Trip

    The Carolina Hurricanes are mere inches away from five wins in their first seven games. But inches away isn't close enough...

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  18. Carolina Hurricanes Continue to Struggle in Close Games

    The first six games of the Carolina Hurricanes ' 2013-14 season have followed a similar pattern to that of their past several campaigns...

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  19. Braxton Berrios Commits to Miami: Hurricanes Land 4-Star Receiver

    Miami's 2014 recruiting class added another star-studded item Saturday with the commitment of 4-star receiver Braxton Berrios. A product of Leesville Road High in Raleigh, N.C...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 months ago 8,460 reads 13 comments

  20. Biggest Takeaways from Carolina Hurricanes' Start to the 2013-14 Season

    Only three games into the 2013-14 NHL season, the inevitable turbulence of the coming Carolina Hurricanes campaign has already risen to the surface...

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  21. Carolina Hurricanes' Checking and Positioning Much Improved in 2013-14

    Having allowed just three regulation goals and accumulated three points in the standings through the first two games of the 2013-14 NHL season, the Carolina Hurricanes have already demonstrated just how much tougher and smarter they are...

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  22. Injured Reserve Already Crowded for NHL 2013-14 Opening Week

    A plethora of teams will begin their 2013-14 NHL seasons handicapped after some tough, injury-laden training camps...

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  23. Complete 2013-14 Season Preview for the Carolina Hurricanes

    The long-awaited opening night of the Carolina Hurricanes ' 2013-14 season is just days away, but still little is known about the caliber of the team that will take the ice Friday at PNC Arena...

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  24. Carolina Hurricanes: 5 Bold Predictions for 2013-14 NHL Season

    With two consecutive busy summers in the rear-view mirror and a highly anticipated move to the new Metropolitan Division awaiting this autumn, the NHL 's spotlight will fall on the Carolina Hurricanes more in 2013-14 than ever before...

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  25. What Are Florida Panthers' Playoff Chances After Signing Tim Thomas?

    The Florida Panthers officially signed goaltender Tim Thomas on Thursday ( per the team's website ), adding the controversial yet undeniably successful veteran to their intriguing 2013-14 roster...

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