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Memorable night for young guns as three rookies register first …

Memorable night for young guns as three rookies register first point

thehockeynews.com Updated 8 hours ago
In 50 years, there will be three separate sets of grandkids hearing tell of Tuesday night’s NHL action. The reason being for rookies Jonathan Drouin, Adam Lowry, and Seth Griffith, it was the night they registered their first NHL point. The Bruins’ Grif…
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  • Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes …

    Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes 3-1

    NHL.com 20 hours ago
    WINNIPEG - Rookie Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg's 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Lowry's game-winning goal snapped Winnipeg's four-game losing st...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    thehockeynews.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Red Wings still searching for missing blueline p…

    Rumor Roundup: Red Wings still searching for missing blueline piece

    thehockeynews.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    The Detroit Red Wings are linked to Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers in the rumor mill, but he’s not the only blueliner they could be pursuing. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reports the Florida Panthers want to move blueliner Brian Campbell and the Red …
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  • Hurricanes recall Patrick Brown from AHL

    Hurricanes recall Patrick Brown from AHL

    NHL.com Oct 19 (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 Patrick Brown from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right price

    Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right price

    thehockeynews.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)
    The respective trade statuses of Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers remain hot topics in the NHL rumor mill. In today’s salary cap era, it’s unusual to see two such notable players mentioned this early in th…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    In their quest to land a true first-line center, the Toronto Maple Leafs have reportedly cast their eyes south to Carolina and Hurricanes captain Eric Staal. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Maple Leafs held discussions with the Hurricanes during the summ…
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  • Hurricanes Recall Brody Sutter from Charlotte

    Hurricanes Recall Brody Sutter from Charlotte

    NHL.com Oct 15
    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 center Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (...
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  • Hurricanes' Skinner hoping for Thursday return

    Hurricanes' Skinner hoping for Thursday return

    NHL.com Oct 15
    Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner skated in a regular jersey Wednesday and hopes to return to the lineup Thursday against the New York Rangers. Skinner shed the no-contact jersey he had been wearing since he returned to the ice followin...
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  • Foligno nets 2, Girgensons ends long shootout to lift Sabres ov…

    Foligno nets 2, Girgensons ends long shootout to lift Sabres over Hurricanes 4-3 for 1st win

    NHL.com Oct 15
    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Buffalo Sabres finished with the NHL's worst record last season by a large margin. At least this time, they won't be the last team to get a win. Marcus Foligno had two goals, Zemgus Girgensons scored on a backhand to end a...
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  • Foligno nets 2, Girgensons ends long shootout to lift Sabres ov…

    Foligno nets 2, Girgensons ends long shootout to lift Sabres over Hurricanes 4-3 for 1st win

    NHL.com Oct 14
    RALEIGH, N.C. - Marcus Foligno had two goals, Zemgus Girgensons scored on a backhand to end a long shootout, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Tuesday night for their first victory of the season. Girgensons was Buffalo's...
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  • Hurricanes' Staal, Dwyer out Tuesday vs. Sabres

    Hurricanes' Staal, Dwyer out Tuesday vs. Sabres

    NHL.com Oct 13
    Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and forward Patrick Dwyer will not play Tuesday against the Buffalo Sabres (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN), coach Bill Peters told the Hurricanes website Monday. Staal (upper body) and Dwyer (lower body) are day-to-...
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  • Carolina Hurricanes could benefit from a down season

    Carolina Hurricanes could benefit from a down season

    It’s tough to believe in the Carolina Hurricanes this season. Their faint optimism for the new year was swept away in a flurry of injuries in the pre-season, after Jordan Staal went down with a broken leg and Jeff Skinner sustained his third concussion …
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  • NHL Three Stars: Nelson records four points as Isles down Canes

    NHL Three Stars: Nelson records four points as Isles down Canes

    No. 1 Star: Brock Nelson, New York Islanders Nelson wasted no time joining the NHL's scoring leaders with a four-point night during a 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Nelson's second came on the power play and gave New York a 3-0 lead. His firs…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will tanking be a problem in 2014-15?

    Rumor Roundup: Will tanking be a problem in 2014-15?

    The New York Post’s Larry Brooks is no fan of the current NHL draft lottery system, believing it rewards teams that perform poorly. He suggests some teams could attempt to tank the season in order to better their odds of landing the first overall pick. …
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  • Hurricanes goalie Ward to start season opener

    Hurricanes goalie Ward to start season opener

    NHL.com Oct 9
    Goalie Cam Ward will start for the Carolina Hurricanes in their season opener Friday against the New York Islanders, coach Bill Peters told the Hurricanes website Thursday. Ward, 30, went 10-12-6 with a 3.06 goals-against average and .898 save...
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  • WHL Roundup: Erricson with four points as Cougars beat Hurrican…

    WHL Roundup: Erricson with four points as Cougars beat Hurricanes

    NHL.com Oct 9
    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Jari Erricson had two goals and two assists and Chase Witala scored once and set up two more as the Prince George Cougars downed the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes 6-2 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League play. Kody McD...
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  • Canes lose Jeff Skinner to another concussion – and NHL’s canni…

    Canes lose Jeff Skinner to another concussion – and NHL’s cannibal mentality continues

    For a few years, Carolina left winger Jeff Skinner has been one of the game’s more marketable up-and-coming players – a photogenic, well-spoken young man whose on-ice skills can be a difference maker. That is, when he’s well enough to play the game. Unf…
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  • Video - Jets Fly By Hurricanes 01:05

    Jets Fly By Hurricanes

    Oct 21
    The Jets beat the Hurricanes 3-1 to hand Carolina its fifth straight loss.
  • Video - Rangers Top Hurricanes For Shootout Win 01:03

    Rangers Top Hurricanes For Shootout Win

    Oct 16
    Rick Nash scored the only goal in the shootout period to lead the Rangers past the Hurricanes 2-1.
  • Video - Islanders Win Home Opener 00:51

    Islanders Win Home Opener

    Oct 11
    Despite a hat trick from Jiri Tlusty, the Islanders held off the Hurricanes for a 4-3 win.
  • Video - Islanders Hold Off Hurricanes 01:10

    Islanders Hold Off Hurricanes

    Oct 10
    Brock Nelson scored twice in the Islanders' 5-3 win over the Hurricanes.

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