1. Highlighting the Smartest Moves Made in the NHL This Offseason

    Constrained by a lower salary cap and higher open-market salary demands, only the savviest NHL general managers were able to look smart this offseason. A few, however, were able to do so...

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  2. Riley Nash Poised to Earn Significant Role on Carolina Hurricanes in 2013-14

    Riley Nash proved last season that he deserves an NHL job entering the 2013-14 season. But how much of a job will he receive? What role will he fill in a volatile cast of Carolina ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 1,051 reads 4 comments

  3. Carolina Hurricanes Fan Support, Ticket Prices Rising in Unison

    A recent surge in the Carolina Hurricanes ' fan support has not gone unnoticed among the team's money-savvy management...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 1,558 reads 2 comments

  4. Ranking the Biggest Snubs from Team USA's Preliminary Olympic Hockey Roster

    In 206 days, Team USA will take the ice in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Monday's announcement of the 48-man preliminary roster offered a first glimpse of what kind of squad the USA may field come February 13...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 13,365 reads 41 comments

  5. Vancouver Canucks 2013-14 NHL Schedule: Must-See Games, Predictions and More

    Exactly 148 days after their 2013 campaign ended in the very same building, the Vancouver Canucks will begin the 2013-14 NHL season on Thursday, Oct. 3 in the renamed SAP Center at San Jose...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 3,228 reads 2 comments

  6. Carolina Hurricanes' 2013-14 NHL Schedule: Must-See Games, Predictions & More

    The Carolina Hurricanes will begin the 2013-14 NHL regular season on Friday, Oct. 4 in the friendly confines of PNC Arena...

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  7. NHL 2013-14 Schedule Released: Full List of National NBC-Televised Games

    It's been 25 days since the national NHL audience on NBC heard Doc Emrick's voice. It's only 73 more days until he —and the sport of hockey —return to the airwaves...

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  8. NHL 2013-14 Schedule Released: Opening Week Must-Watch Games

    After weeks of impatient anticipation, the NHL has officially released the 1,230-game schedule for the 2013-14 regular season. The season will begin on Tuesday, Oct...

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  9. NHL Players Most Likely to Be Traded Before the Start of the 2013-14 Season

    As the slow days of the NHL offseason wind on, the focus of the offseason should gradually shift from a diminished free-agent crop to an accelerating trade market...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 17,817 reads 41 comments

  10. Florida Panthers' 2013-14 NHL Schedule Leaked: Sneak Peek Your Team's Games

    As fans from across North America hounded the NHL for the release of the 2013-14 season schedule, the Florida Panthers ' 82-game slate managed to find its way onto the Internet...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 5,269 reads 1 comments

  11. NHL Free Agency 2013: Where Carolina Hurricanes Can Still Turn for Help

    Eleven days after the start of the 2013 NHL free-agency market and the Carolina Hurricanes ' first connection to a mysterious high-profile free agent, the 'Canes are still looking ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 1,994 reads 2 comments

  12. NHL Teams Reeling After Start of the 2013 Free-Agency Period

    The moves made around the NHL this month have left a few unfortunate general managers stepping back and reassessing their job security as the offseason progresses...

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  13. NHL Free Agency 2013: Carolina Hurricanes Reportedly Not Pursuing Jaromir Jagr

    Contrary to earlier rumors, reports on Wednesday afternoon suggest Jaromir Jagr might not be so close to a contract with the Carolina Hurricanes after all...

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  14. NHL Free Agency 2013: Under-the-Radar Signings That Will Make an Impact

    In the flashy chaos of the NHL free-agent market, the most unremarkable signings often end up being the smartest. Such is the case again in 2013...

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  15. NHL Free Agency 2013: Predicting Where Every Top Remaining UFA Will Land

    The first day of the 2013 NHL free-agent market is in the books, with more than 60 players putting their signatures on over $400 million worth of contracts...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 7,657 reads 11 comments

  16. Carolina Hurricanes Quietly Making Needed Improvements to Defense, Goaltending

    The Carolina Hurricanes remained true to their offseason tendencies as the NHL free-agent market opened Friday afternoon...

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  17. NHL Free Agency 2013: Edmonton Oilers Bet Big on Andrew Ference

    The Edmonton Oilers took little time Friday to make a big upgrade to their defense, signing veteran Andrew Ference just minutes after the opening of the 2013 free-agent market...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 1,588 reads 1 comments

  18. Restricted NHL Free Agents Most Likely to Receive an Offer Sheet

    Buried in the high-profile masses of the 2013 NHL free-agency market lies a young and talented bunch of restricted free agents. They're waiting for their next pay raise and new contract just like every other player...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 year ago 8,259 reads 27 comments

  19. NHL Free Agency 2013: Breaking Down the Carolina Hurricanes' Wish List

    The Carolina Hurricanes have positioned themselves to be one of the more involved teams in the 2013 NHL free-agent market...

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  20. NHL Draft 2013: Biggest Takeaways from Carolina Hurricanes' Draft

    The Carolina Hurricanes made four draft picks and one noteworthy trade at Sunday's NHL draft, just like everyone expected they would...

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  21. 2013 NHL Draft Prospects: 5 Potential Busts from the 1st Round

    The first round of the 2013 NHL draft was full of its usual dose of surprises. Highly discussed prospect Seth Jones fell to pick No...

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  22. NHL Draft 2013: Winners, Losers of Every Draft-Day Trade

    Forget the draft picks themselves—the 2013 NHL draft is destined to be remembered for its trades. The league was rocked throughout Sunday evening by the movement of many of hockey's most prominent names and most highly rumored players...

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  23. NHL Draft 2013: Elias Lindholm Pick the Perfect Decision for Carolina Hurricanes

    Weeks of blockbuster trade rumors and eccentric speculated deals were expected to lead up to another headline-grabbing first-round pick for the Carolina Hurricanes ...

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  24. Chicago Blackhawks 2013 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    Less than one week after their shocking Stanley Cup title, the Chicago Blackhawks entered the 2013 NHL Draft hoping to add yet another cornerstone to the franchise...

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  25. NHL Draft: Updates on Where Carolina Hurricanes' 2010 Draft Picks Are Now

    As Sunday's 2013 NHL draft approaches, the Carolina Hurricanes hope the selections they make turn out as well as they did three years ago...

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