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Hurricanes add Ray Whitney to scouting staff

Hurricanes add Ray Whitney to scouting staff

NHL.com Updated 7 hours 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 added four members to its scouting staff. Mark Craig, Jeff Daniels and Ray Whitney have ...
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  • Hurricanes’ youth movement continues as Lindholm signs two-year…

    Hurricanes’ youth movement continues as Lindholm signs two-year extension

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Aug 28 (3 days ago)
    There stands to be a lot of change in Carolina over the next few seasons, but Elias Lindholm will be along for the ride thanks to a new contract extension. The 20-year-old winger signed a two-year, $5.4 million extension Thursday that should keep him wi…
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  • Carolina Hurricanes reach deal for 2-year contract extension fo…

    Carolina Hurricanes reach deal for 2-year contract extension for F Elias Lindholm through 2018

    NHL.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)
    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms for a two-year contract extension with forward Elias Lindholm. The deal will pay the 20-year-old former first-round draft pick $2.5 million in the 2016-17 season and $2.9 million in...
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  • Hurricanes' Staal doesn't expect extension by camp

    Hurricanes' Staal doesn't expect extension by camp

    NHL.com yahoo.com Aug 24 (7 days ago)
    Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal said Monday he is likely to begin training camp entering the final year of his contract. "[I'm] kind of waiting to see how it's going to play out here in the next while," Staal told the News & Observer. "I...
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  • Carcillo's helping hand; 2016 UFAs; The real Sidney Crosby (Puc…

    Carcillo's helping hand; 2016 UFAs; The real Sidney Crosby (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 24
    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. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Carolina Hurricanes goaltender E…
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  • Carolina Hurricanes hire analytics expert for full-time front o…

    Carolina Hurricanes hire analytics expert for full-time front office job

    yahoo.com Aug 20
    Hockey’s shift towards analytics in the front office continued to gain steam Thursday. The Carolina Hurricanes announced they hired Eric Tulsky full-time for the position of Hockey Analyst. He worked with the team on a part-time basis last season. Tulsk…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Big names set to hit open market next season

    Rumor Roundup: Big names set to hit open market next season

    This summer’s pool of unrestricted free agent talent was the shallowest in recent memory, but next summer’s crop promises to be considerably deeper. Here’s a look at several NHL stars who could be available by July 1, 2016. Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lig…
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  • Five players who could have bounce back seasons in 2015-16

    Five players who could have bounce back seasons in 2015-16

    When Thomas Vanek hit the free agent market following the 2013-14 season, there was little doubt he was going to end up with the Minnesota Wild, but the club was hoping for a better campaign than what they got from the 31-year-old left winger. Sure, Van…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Carolina Hurricanes from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Carolina Hurricanes from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 6
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z(ed) series, in which we ask fans of all 30 t…
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  • Capitals donate Verizon Center dasherboards to D.C.'s only publ…

    Capitals donate Verizon Center dasherboards to D.C.'s only public ice rink

    yahoo.com Aug 6
    When the Washington Capitals open up their 2015-16 home preseason schedule next month against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Verizon Center will have new boards and glass. The change comes after head coach Barry Trotz expressed his displeasure with the se…
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  • Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    The way Red Deer finished the 2014-15 campaign – a five-game, first-round loss to Medicine Hat – you’d be forgiven for wondering how they would turn things around in time to be tough hosts of the Memorial Cup this year. But in a flash of activity, GM an…
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  • Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty

    Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty

    Eddie Lack has worn some amazing equipment throughout his career, but it’s hard to say if any of his gear has looked as clean or as crisp as his brand new set for his 2015-16 campaign with the Carolina Hurricanes. In a photo posted by Lack to his Instag…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Trading Sedins would spark Vancouver rebuild

    Rumor Roundup: Trading Sedins would spark Vancouver rebuild

    NBC Sports’ Jason Brough notes Daniel and Henrik Sedin were recently asked by a Swedish newspaper if they felt they might be traded. The twins replied they had no intention of finishing their NHL careers with another team, even if it meant another shot …
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  • Montreal signs Alexander Semin, but wingers weren’t the problem

    Montreal signs Alexander Semin, but wingers weren’t the problem

    The Montreal Canadiens have signed left winger Alexander Semin to a one-year contract for the very reasonable sum of $1.1 million. But that won’t cover up the most obvious hole in the franchise’s Stanley Cup plans. Semin, the former Carolina Hurricane w…
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  • Canadiens sign former 40 goal scorer Alexander Semin to one-yea…

    Canadiens sign former 40 goal scorer Alexander Semin to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 24
    The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Alexander Semin to a one-year contract on Friday. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Semin spent the last three seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes. In 57 games last year, Semin sc...
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  • 10 players facing make or break seasons in 2015-16

    10 players facing make or break seasons in 2015-16

    The Edmonton Oilers avoided arbitration with Justin Schultz Wednesday by inking the 25-year-old blueliner to a one-year, $3.9 million deal. But the arbitration wasn’t Schultz’s choice. Rather, it was the Oilers who wanted to plead their case for a lower…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Time up in Carolina for Eric Staal?

    Rumor Roundup: Time up in Carolina for Eric Staal?

    In recent weeks, there’s been little word regarding the status of Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and goaltender Cam Ward. Both have a year remaining on their respective contracts and are eligible next summer for unrestricted free agency. Of the …
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  • Hurricanes’ Noah Hanifin signs entry-level deal, turns pro

    Hurricanes’ Noah Hanifin signs entry-level deal, turns pro

    Jack Eichel won’t be the only NCAA star making the leap to the NHL next season, as the Carolina Hurricanes announced they have signed defenseman Noah Hanifin, the fifth overall selection in the 2015 draft, to an entry-level contract. “Noah has had a gre…
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  • Hurricanes sign 1st-round pick Noah Hanifin to 3-year, entry-le…

    Hurricanes sign 1st-round pick Noah Hanifin to 3-year, entry-level contract

    NHL.com Jul 11
    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have signed first-round draft pick Noah Hanifin to a three-year, entry-level contract. Under terms of the deal announced Saturday, the defenceman will make $832,500 at the NHL level or $70,000 in the mi...
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  • Video - Canadiens Blank Hurricanes 00:53

    Canadiens Blank Hurricanes

    Mar 19
    Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Malone Wins It For Hurricanes 00:44

    Malone Wins It For Hurricanes

    Mar 15
    Brad Malone's seventh goal of the season broke a tie in the second period to give Carolina a 3-2 win over Columbus.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 00:56

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Mar 10
    Jim Basquil counts down the top goals of the week from across the NHL.
  • Video - Finesse Diving Hockey Goal 00:20

    Finesse Diving Hockey Goal

    Mar 9
    Hurricanes Alexander Semin gets tripped at the net but is able focus and still put the puck in the back of the goal.

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