Here are the need-to-know picks from the CHL Import Draft
thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 28 (yesterday)
The CHL Import Draft establishes major junior rights for European players and it’s never a dull process. Because the kids picked are under no pressure to come over here, it’s never just a matter of Best Player Available. And since junior teams all have …Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 24 (6 days ago)Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…Share Tweet
Gary Bettman says the Carolina Hurricanes ‘aren’t going anywhere’thehockeynews.com Jun 23 (7 days ago)There were rumors leading up to Wednesday’s expansion announcement that, with Quebec City having its expansion bid deferred, there was a possibility the Carolina Hurricanes could potentially relocate north of the border. However, commissioner Gary Bettm…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Blue Jackets’ Foligno could be dealt to open cap space in Columbusthehockeynews.com Jun 20The Chicago Blackhawks wasted little time shedding salary following the end of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Last Thursday, they shipped forwards Bryan Bickell and Teuvo Teravainen to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks. They won’t be the only cap-s…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 17When it comes to exploiting teams that are flying a little too close to the cap ceiling, buyers are going to find few sellers more eager to make a deal than Chicago. Stan Bowman has repeatedly found over the last six or so years that the cost of winning…Share Tweet
European teams form alliance to get a seat at the table with the big boysthehockeynews.com Jun 16When Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi are drafted into the NHL a week from now, their teams in the Finnish Elite League will receive a one-time payment of about $240,000. Assuming each player earns $50 million over the course of his NHL career – which …Share Tweet
Cam Ward forgoes free agency, takes hefty pay cut to remain a Hurricanethehockeynews.com Jun 16Cam Ward was set to become a free agent come July 1, and the veteran netminder was going to have to take a pay cut no matter where he went. So, instead of uprooting and looking for work elsewhere, Ward, 32, has decided to remain a Carolina Hurricane on …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 16The 2016 UEFA European Championship is currently taking place in France and bringing soccer fans from all over the world in to follow their nation’s team. Joakim Nordstrom of the Carolina Hurricanes ventured over to follow his native Sweden as they look…Share Tweet
Bickell-Teravainen trade illustrates everything that’s wrong with the salary capthehockeynews.com Jun 15The question when it comes to the trade between the Chicago Blackhawks and Carolina Hurricanes is not which team won the transaction. We already know that. The more pressing question, one that will only be answered in the coming years, is just how badly…Share TweetRALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired forwards Teuvo Teravainen and Bryan Bickell from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for two draft picks. Carolina sent a second-round pick in the 2016 draft, the 50th overall, and a third-...Share TweetThe Carolina Hurricanes had a disappointing regular season that saw the team finish 10 points out of a wild-card spot, average attendance plummeted to a league-worst 12,200 per game and the off-season hasn’t been kind, either, with rumors of relocation …Share TweetSAN JOSE, Calif. – Jim Rutherford was exhausted. He had served as the president and general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes – and their precursors, the Hartford Whalers – since 1994. That’s a lot of firings. A lot of trades. A lot of travel and long …Share Tweet
The Hurricanes seem to be seriously considering re-signing Cam Wardthehockeynews.com Jun 10Before rookie goaltender Matt Murray was backstopping the Pittsburgh Penguins to a Stanley Cup final, there was Cam Ward, the Carolina Hurricanes netminder who stole the starting role from Martin Gerber and has been Carolina’s go-to guy ever since. But …Share Tweet
Bettman squashes ‘completely unfounded’ Hurricanes relocation rumorsthehockeynews.com Jun 9An announcement on expansion is expected in less than two weeks’ time, and it’s expected that the NHL will announce it has granted Las Vegas a new franchise. But in the midst of the expansion process, rumors have surfaced that one potential course of ac…Share TweetThe cost of running the Carolina Hurricanes has reportedly put owner Peter Karmanos, Jr., into a big-money dispute with his three sons, including Jason Karmanos, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ vice president of hockey operations. Click On Detroit’s Rod Meloni…Share TweetNHL.com May 31RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have hired veteran NHL defenceman Ulf Samuelsson to coach their AHL affiliate in Charlotte. General manager Ron Francis announced Samuelsson's hiring Monday. The 52-year-old Samuelsson and Francis we...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 27Given how important the youth have been to Finland this year, it’s probably not a shocker that the final seven roster spots for the nation’s World Cup of Hockey team skew young. But it is nice to see the kids rewarded. Leading the way is everyone’s favo…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 24Scott Luce has been either the director of scouting or director of player personnel with the Florida Panthers since 2002. And like literally every other person in the talent evaluation business, he has some home runs and he has some skeletons in his clo…Share Tweet
Jesse Puljujarvi and world-killing Finland just did it againthehockeynews.com Apr 25Finland has won gold again – get used to it. Led by superstar 2016 draft prospect Jesse Puljujarvi, the Finns dusted off archrival Sweden in the final of the World Under-18 Championship in North Dakota on Sunday. Puljujarvi scored a hat trick in the 6-1…Share Tweet
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