5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were “just OK”
thehockeynews.com Updated May 24 (yesterday)
A hot goalie can take his team deep into the playoffs, but a cold one can also go pretty far with a strong enough team in front of him. A goaltender has won the Conn Smythe Trophy six out of the last 20 years, but we’ve also seen some pretty mediocre pe…Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com May 19 (6 days ago)Standout Czech defenseman Jakub Nakladal could be heading to North America next season and if he does, it appears he could be landing with the Hurricanes, Flames or Blackhawks. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Nakladal is working on finalizin…Share Tweet
Jagr and Eichel proving age means nothing at the World Championshipthehockeynews.com May 15As we pause briefly from the Stanley Cup playoffs, let’s turn our eyes over to Europe for a second, where the World Championship is down to four teams. Canada plays the Czech Republic in one semifinal, while Russia and the United States renew hostilitie…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 18Spoiler alert: The Buffalo Sabres will win tonight’s NHL draft lottery with the numbers 11, 5, 6 and 7. Your trusty correspondent knows this because he went to this really cool website that simulates the NHL draft lottery and it told him so. Then he did…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Kari Lehtonen for Jimmy Howard or Cam Ward?thehockeynews.com Apr 18Heading into the off-season, Dallas Stars management face a difficult decision regarding the state of their goaltending. Depth between the pipes was a serious issue, as the Stars failed to find a suitable backup for struggling starter Kari Lehtonen. As …Share Tweet
Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your teamthehockeynews.com Apr 17It’s amazing how things will change by Saturday night. Connor McDavid will know which NHL team he will belong to. The McDavid parents will know in which city their son’s adult life will begin to unfold and flourish. Vendors will go crazy preparing McDav…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 17It’s not exactly Evan Longoria-like, but if you can come up with a player with less NHL experience who has ever signed a longer, more lucrative contract than John Klingberg has with the Dallas Stars, let us know. Because we certainly can’t come up with …Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Will the Hurricanes deal Staal, Semin, Skinner or Ward this summer?thehockeynews.com Apr 15Having missed the Stanley Cup playoffs for the sixth straight season, the Carolina Hurricanes could face significant off-season changes. Ron Francis stood pat in his first summer as Hurricanes GM last year, but now he could make significant moves. The p…Share Tweet
Eric Staal uncertain about future with HurricanesNHL.com Apr 11RALEIGH, N.C. -- As the Carolina Hurricanes prepare for a sixth consecutive offseason without qualifying for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there is a possibility management will make significant roster changes. Captain Eric Staal is among those player...Share Tweet
Q&A: Superchunk's Mac McCaughan Talks His Beloved Carolina Hurricanesdeadspin.com Apr 10Today on Ask an Indie Rock Dude About Sports, we’re talking to Mac McCaughan, the singer and guitarist for Chapel Hill lifers Superchunk and the king of the best hooks in rock 'n' roll since 1989. (For newbies, his tried-and-true staple “Slack Motherfuc…Share Tweet
Brent Bellemore and Ryan Murphy score, lead Hurricanes past Flyers 3-1NHL.com Apr 9PHILADELPHIA - Brent Bellemore and Ryan Murphy each scored a goal to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Jordan Staal added an empty-netter for the Hurricanes, who snapped a five-game ...Share Tweet
Can Carolina be next year’s Calgary? Here’s what GM Ron Francis thinksthehockeynews.com Apr 9Ron Francis accomplished a lot as a player. He won two Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins, he played in four All-Star Games, and he lined his trophy case with a Selke, three Lady Byngs and a King Clancy. He hit the 100-point mark three times. He’…Share Tweet
What happened to the modern-era teams that missed the playoffs after winning the Cup?thehockeynews.com Apr 8In 1994-95, the New Jersey Devils took their Eastern Conference final appearance from the year prior to the next step. They defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in six games and then went on to capture the Stanley Cup with a sweep of the Detroit Red Wings. …Share Tweet
Would Pittsburgh be better off with Jordan Staal and James Neal right now?thehockeynews.com Apr 7The Pittsburgh Penguins’ playoff chances look grimmer by the day. They took a massive hit over the weekend with deflating losses to the Columbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers. A thought that has crossed my mind, watching Pittsburgh’s top-heavy sq…Share Tweet
Alexander Semin uses patience, slick deke to score gorgeous goalthehockeynews.com Apr 7To say that Carolina Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin has had a down year would be an understatement, but when a player possesses the type of skill Semin does, there are going to be flashes of brilliance in even the worst seasons. His goal Monday night…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 6BUFFALO, N.Y. - Tyler Ennis scored his 20th goal and the Buffalo Sabres avoided clinching a last-place overall finish with a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. Mikhail Grigorenko, Brian Gionta and Johan Larsson also scored ...Share TweetThe Carolina Hurricanes and Patrick Dwyer don’t have a lot left to look forward to this season, but the Canes and the veteran right winger received a boost of confidence Monday night when he craftily stickhandled around a pair of Sabres defenders and sc…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 4RALEIGH, N.C. - Nathan Gerbe and Chris Terry scored in the shootout, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Saturday. Jordan Staal had a goal and an assist, and Elias Lindholm also scored in regulation to help the Hur...Share Tweet
Roberto Luongo wins 400th game – watch his 10 greatest savesthehockeynews.com Apr 3By turning aside 34 of the 35 shots he faced Thursday night, Roberto Luongo picked up his 400th career win in the Florida Panthers 6-1 romping of the Carolina Hurricanes. With win 400, Luongo became just the 11th goalie in NHL history to reach the miles…Share Tweet
Brandon Pirri’s incredible run continues with unthinkable spin-o-rama goalthehockeynews.com Apr 3Is there any player in the NHL on more of a tear than Florida Panthers winger Brandon Pirri? Thursday night, Pirri scored his 22nd goal of the season on a spinning, no-look wristshot that slid along the ice and found its way past Carolina Hurricanes goa…Share TweetThe “Non-Traveling Jagr” has been found by the Florida Panthers as part of their Mullet Night promotion against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday at BB&T Center. Peter Drapalik, come on down and join the group that travels around the country cheer…Share Tweet
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