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WHL Roundup: Walters scores in OT to Lethbridge lead Hurricanes…

WHL Roundup: Walters scores in OT to Lethbridge lead Hurricanes over Regina Pats

NHL.com Updated 3 hours ago
REGINA - Nick Walters scored 1:46 into overtime to lift the Lethbridge Hurricanes to a 5-4 victory over the Regina Pats in Western Hockey League action on Wednesday. Jaeger White had a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes (8-20-3), and Tyler...
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  • WHL Roundup: Wong's three points lead Hurricanes to win over Wa…

    WHL Roundup: Wong's three points lead Hurricanes to win over Warriors

    NHL.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Tyler Wong had two goals and an assist to lead the Lethbridge Hurricanes to a 6-4 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors in Western Hockey League action on Tuesday night. Taylor Cooper, Kord Pankewicz, Kade Jensen and Carter F...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hat tricks for Galchenyuk, Tarasenko; Bob blan…

    NHL Three Stars: Hat tricks for Galchenyuk, Tarasenko; Bob blanks Red Wings

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Alex Galchenyuk, Montreal Canadiens The young Hab netted his first career hat trick as Montreal downed the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1. All three goals were assisted by Max Pacioretty. Galchenyuk’s opening goal was definitely the prettiest one o…
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  • Rumor Roundup: McDavid hopefuls could thin out roster in hopes …

    Rumor Roundup: McDavid hopefuls could thin out roster in hopes of landing star

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    The floundering Edmonton Oilers appear the favorites to win the 2015 NHL draft lottery and select OHL scoring sensation Connor McDavid as the first-overall pick. However, they could soon have some competition in the McDavid sweepstakes. Luke DeCock of t…
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  • Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are in the playoff hunt

    Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are in the playoff hunt

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    After their 18th game of the season, the Buffalo Sabres had a 3-13-2 record and were being talked about the way you talk about that cousin nobody in your family likes to talk about: in hushed tones, with faint hope that things will turn around for them.…
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  • Oilers to hand Todd Nelson interim coaching job for rest of sea…

    Oilers to hand Todd Nelson interim coaching job for rest of season

    yahoo.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    The Edmonton Oilers signed Todd Nelson to a three-year deal last June, not long after he had interviewed for the open head coach position with the Carolina Hurricanes. After spending four years behind the bench for the team’s AHL affiliate in Oklahoma C…
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  • Hurricanes place Nestrasil on IR, recall Shugg

    Hurricanes place Nestrasil on IR, recall Shugg

    NHL.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Justin Shugg from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League ...
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  • Wayne Simmonds has goal and assist to lead Flyers in 5-1 rout o…

    Wayne Simmonds has goal and assist to lead Flyers in 5-1 rout of Hurricanes

    NHL.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    PHILADELPHIA - Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Scott Laughton got his first career goal and Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Michael Raff...
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  • Kucherov scores 2 goals in 3rd period, Nabokov makes 29 saves a…

    Kucherov scores 2 goals in 3rd period, Nabokov makes 29 saves as Lightning beat Hurricanes 2-1

    NHL.com Dec 11 (6 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. - Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Kucherov scored the winner when his pass went off Carolina defenceman Ron Hainsey and in...
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  • The Lethbridge Hurricanes are a mess. Can Kris Versteeg save th…

    The Lethbridge Hurricanes are a mess. Can Kris Versteeg save them?

    thehockeynews.com Dec 11 (7 days ago)
    The Western League’s Lethbridge Hurricanes haven’t made the playoffs since 2009, when future NHLers Zach Boychuk, Dwight King, Luca Sbisa and Carter Ashton propelled the Alberta squad to the second round. Since that cohort, only two players have even be…
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  • Reimer steals win for Leafs; where does he rank on list of goal…

    Reimer steals win for Leafs; where does he rank on list of goalies available via trade?

    Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer has lost the starter’s job to Jonathan Bernier, but despite not starting since Nov. 18, he stopped 41 of 42 shots Wednesday to steal two points in a 2-1 shootout win over Detroit: That won’t change his status with the Bud…
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  • Senators moving downtown?; Another goodbye for Beliveau; Blues …

    Senators moving downtown?; Another goodbye for Beliveau; Blues shopping? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Dec 10
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Jeff Skinner likes ice cream? And Eric Staal is not impressed. [Carolina Hurri…
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  • Jagr has 2 points in 1,500th game; Schneider and Henrique help …

    Jagr has 2 points in 1,500th game; Schneider and Henrique help Devils beat Hurricanes 2-1

    RALEIGH, N.C. - Jaromir Jagr almost missed out on reaching a milestone Monday night. The New Jersey Devils are certainly glad he managed to play. Jagr had a goal and an assist in his 1,500th NHL game to help the Devils defeat the Carolina ...
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  • Jagr has 2 points in 1,500th game; Schneider and Henrique help …

    Jagr has 2 points in 1,500th game; Schneider and Henrique help Devils beat Hurricanes 2-1

    NHL.com Dec 8
    RALEIGH, N.C. - Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist in his 1,500th NHL game, and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 Monday night. Devils goalie Cory Schneider made 39 saves, including 17 in the third period. Adam ...
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  • Jaromir Jagr now 5th all-time in NHL points, passing Marcel Dio…

    Jaromir Jagr now 5th all-time in NHL points, passing Marcel Dionne

    yahoo.com Dec 8
    Through two periods against the Carolina Hurricanes, Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist for the New Jersey Devils. In the process, he continued his assault on the record books. Jagr's second-period goal and his assist on an Adam Henrique tally tied a…
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  • NHL Capsules: RALEIGH, N.C. - Tomas Tatar scored two goals and …

    NHL Capsules: RALEIGH, N.C. - Tomas Tatar scored two goals and …

    NHL.com Dec 7
    RALEIGH, N.C. - Tomas Tatar scored two goals and Pavel Datsyuk added a goal and two assists, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. Petr Mrazek made 34 saves for the Red Wings, who have won thre...
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  • Hurricanes edge Predators 2-1 on goals by Skinner, Rask

    Hurricanes edge Predators 2-1 on goals by Skinner, Rask

    NHL.com Dec 2
    RALEIGH, N.C. - Jeff Skinner had a goal and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Tuesday night, snapping the Predators' four-game winning streak. Skinner scored his sixth goal of the season late in the ...
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  • Voynov pleads 'not guilty'; Canada names WJC roster; Canadian d…

    Voynov pleads 'not guilty'; Canada names WJC roster; Canadian dollar to impact salary cap? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Dec 1
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • To honor their arena buddies, the Charlotte Checkers (Hurricanes AHL affiliate…
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  • Video - Kucherov Carries Lightning Past Canes 01:15

    Kucherov Carries Lightning Past Canes

    Dec 11
    Nikita Kucherov scored both Tampa Bay goals in the Lightning's 2-1 win over Carolina.
  • Video - Jagr Lifts Devils Past Hurricanes 00:46

    Jagr Lifts Devils Past Hurricanes

    Dec 8
    Jaromir Jagr had one goal and one assist in the Devils' 2-1 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Tatar Leads Red Wings Past Hurricanes 00:38

    Tatar Leads Red Wings Past Hurricanes

    Dec 7
    Tomas Tatar scored two goals in the Red Wings' 3-1 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Penguins Return Favor To Hurricanes 00:57

    Penguins Return Favor To Hurricanes

    Nov 29
    A night after losing 4-2 to Carolina, Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz scored his ninth goal of the season in the Penguins' 3-2 win over the Hurricanes.

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