Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, and Hurricanes buzz
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The Toronto rumor mill continues to churn with speculation over possible moves by the struggling Maple Leafs leading up to the March trade deadline. TSN’s Darren Dreger believes the next few weeks will determine if the Leafs become deadline buyers or se…Upvote Share Tweet
Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make NHL trade deadline uniquethehockeynews.com 18 hours agoIf you don’t know by now the NHL’s points system is essentially a competitive funhouse mirror designed to give more teams the appearance they’ve got a shot at a playoff spot, you should. The league has, to the credit of its business acumen, recognized m…Upvote Share TweetForward Radek Dvorak announced his retirement Tuesday. He played 1,260 NHL games with eight teams, including 60 games with the Carolina Hurricanes last season. "It was an honor for me to play in the best league in the world for 18 seasons," ...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 27 (2 days ago)Having covered Alex Semin with the Washington Capitals for several seasons, the Carolina Hurricanes’ decision to hand him a 5-year contract in 2013 was fraught with potential disaster. One the one hand, Semin’s line with Eric Staal and Jiri Tlusty was d…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws nearthehockeynews.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)With the 2015 NHL All-Star Game now history and teams returning to action on Tuesday, the focus shifts toward the approaching NHL trade deadline on March 2. It’s expected trade activity will increase over the next five weeks as more clubs fall out of pl…Upvote Share TweetRay Whitney announced his retirement on Wednesday after 1,330 games in the NHL. He was a productive player, hitting the 20-goal mark ten times, finishing with 385 goals and 1,064 points. He was two-time All-Star and won the Stanley Cup in 2006 with the …Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: As Hurricanes, Senators slide, trade talks heat upthehockeynews.com Jan 21The Carolina Hurricanes are on a hot streak of late, winning six of the last 10 games entering the All-Star break. Despite this improvement, however, the Hurricanes remain mired near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings, sitting 19 points out …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 20RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have assigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey ...Upvote Share TweetSo let’s take inventory from the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes Monday night. Four – four! – Leaf sweaters tossed to the ice, plus a waffle. Two fights, one win for each team. And, we’re told by Leafs coach Peter Horachek, that …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jan 19Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal had already showed his lack of affection for Maple Leafs counterpart Dion Phaneuf Monday night when the two players fought early in the third period at Air Canada Centre. And when Staal had the puck and an empty ne…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 19OTTAWA - Anton Khudobin is finally starting to feel some relief after such a long struggle in net to start his season with the Carolina Hurricanes. Khudobin made 30 saves Saturday night as the Huricanes defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2— his f...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Coyotes, Oilers, and Hurricanes trade buzzthehockeynews.com Jan 15With the Arizona Coyotes’ playoff hopes dimming, GM Don Maloney made what could be the first of several deals before the March trade deadline, shipping goalie Devan Dubnyk to Minnesota for a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL draft. The Dubnyk trade incre…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jan 14There have been a lot of proposed names bandied about for Flint’s new Ontario League team that will hit the ice next season. I’m kind of partial to Hurricanes. After all, that’s what the team was named the last time Peter Karmanos played a key role in a…Upvote Share Tweet
WHL Roundup: Bleackley leads Red Deer Rebels past Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-3NHL.com Jan 14LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Captain Conner Bleackley scored twice as Red Deer topped the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-3 on Tuesday for the Rebels' fourth-straight win in the Western Hockey League. Haydn Fleury had a goal and two assists for Red Deer (24-1...Upvote Share Tweet
Rask, Lindholm shootout goals lead Hurricanes over Avalanche, 3-2; each team penalized onceNHL.com Jan 13RALEIGH, N.C. - Victor Rask and Elias Lindholm scored shootout goals, while Anton Khudobin stoned both Colorado shots as the Carolina Hurricanes stymied the Avalanche's comeback 3-2 on Tuesday night. Jordan Staal scored his first of the seaso...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for offense, Wild eye Wardthehockeynews.com Jan 13Passing the midway point of the season, the Ottawa Senators have considerable ground to gain in the Eastern Conference standings if they hope to make the playoffs. Entering their Jan. 13th game against the Dallas Stars, the Senators were eight points ou…Upvote Share Tweet
WHL Roundup: Tambellini scores two in second period as Hitmen defeat HurricanesNHL.com Jan 11LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - One period was all the Calgary Hitmen needed for a win on Saturday night. Adam Tambellini scored two of the Hitmen's five-straight goals in the second period en route to defeating the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-3 in Western H...Upvote Share Tweet
Oshie gets lone shootout goal, lifting Blues to 5-4 win over Hurricanes 5-4NHL.com Jan 10ST. LOUIS - Vladimir Tarasenko tied it early in the third period and T.J. Oshie had the lone goal in a shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a tougher-than-expected 5-4 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Jake Allen allo...Upvote Share Tweet
Not mad, just disappointed: 10 players we expected more from this seasonthehockeynews.com Jan 8There are two sides to the surprise coin. On one side, you have the players who outperform even your wildest expectations. This season, they’ve taken the form of Colin Wilson, Mathieu Perreault, and several others. On the other, you have players who hav…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jan 7Nashville Predators star goalie Pekka Rinne has jumped to the top of the Vezina Trophy contender’s list because he’s been outstanding all season, but Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes, he pulled off something you rarely see: a backward kick …Upvote Share Tweet
Josi scores late in third period to lift Predators to 3-2 win over HurricanesNHL.com Jan 7NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After playing two games in Southern California during the weekend, Nashville got off to a slow start back home against Carolina. The Predators picked up their pace in the second period and used a three-goal third period to bea...Upvote Share Tweet
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