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Roundup: Jackets edge Canes; Capitals blank Sabres

Roundup: Jackets edge Canes; Capitals blank Sabres

NHL.com Updated 8 hours ago
Cam Atkinson scored twice and Anton Forsberg made 29 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Sunday. Nick Foligno had a goal and an assist for Columbus and Mike Hoeffel also scored in...
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  • Cam Atkinson scores twice, Blue Jackets beat Hurricanes 4-3 in …

    Cam Atkinson scores twice, Blue Jackets beat Hurricanes 4-3 in exhibition opener

    thehockeynews.com 8 hours ago
    Cam Atkinson scores twice, Blue Jackets beat Hurricanes 4-3 in exhibition opener
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  • WHL Roundup: D Connor Hobbs lifts Medicine Hat over Lethbridge …

    WHL Roundup: D Connor Hobbs lifts Medicine Hat over Lethbridge 3-2

    NHL.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Defenceman Connor Hobbs scored a power-play goal at 18:00 of the third period and the Medicine Hat Tigers held on for a 3-2 comeback win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes in Western Hockey League action on Friday. Kyle Becker...
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  • E. Staal: Canes new coach 'exudes confidence'

    E. Staal: Canes new coach 'exudes confidence'

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants.
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  • Hurricanes begin 1st training camp under new, detail-driven coa…

    Hurricanes begin 1st training camp under new, detail-driven coach Bill Peters

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    RALEIGH, N.C. - It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants. The pace was faster than under previous regimes. There was more attention to detail, an a...
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  • The top 10 goalies most likely to have a down year

    The top 10 goalies most likely to have a down year

    thehockeynews.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    No one has ever understood goaltenders. From Hall of Fame puker Glenn Hall to wall-kicking Josh Harding, they’re a breed apart and considering the dangerous occupation they chose, perhaps they can be forgiven for their eccentricities. Recently, it’s bee…
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  • Scouting reports from Traverse City, part two

    Scouting reports from Traverse City, part two

    thehockeynews.com Sep 17 (5 days ago)
    The championship game of the Traverse City prospects tournament in Michigan pitted Columbus against Dallas, with the Blue Jacket kids skating off to victory on an overtime goal scored by Josh Anderson during 3-on-3 play. Here’s part two of my filing on …
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  • Oilers offer tryout to forward Westgarth

    Oilers offer tryout to forward Westgarth

    NHL.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)
    Forward Kevin Westgarth has been invited to the Edmonton Oilers' training camp on a tryout basis, the team announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 234-pound wing split last season between the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames and had four goals a...
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  • Hurricanes add Samsonov to scouting department

    Hurricanes add Samsonov to scouting department

    NHL.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)
    Former NHL player Sergei Samsonov is joining the Carolina Hurricanes as a part-time scout and will be based in the Detroit area, executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis said Tuesday. "I think he's a bright guy," Francis said in...
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  • Miami Backup QB Arrested On DUI Charge, Possession Of Stolen Li…

    Miami Backup QB Arrested On DUI Charge, Possession Of Stolen License

    deadspin.com Sep 15 (6 days ago)
    Kevin Olsen's season just keeps getting worse. The Miami Hurricanes quarterback was suspended for the first two games of the season, reportedly for a failed drug test, and now he faces more trouble after a DUI arrest early Monday morning. Read more...
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  • Traverse City: Carolina goes big with Haydn Fleury

    Traverse City: Carolina goes big with Haydn Fleury

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (6 days ago)
    The Carolina Hurricanes tend to go with forwards early in the draft and even when they did take a blueliner with their first selection in 2011, it was Ryan Murphy, the offensively inclined D-man. But when the seventh pick rolled around in 2014, the Cane…
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  • Top 10 trade candidates for 2014-15

    Top 10 trade candidates for 2014-15

    Martin St-Louis, Marian Gaborik, Ales Hemsky, Ryan Miller and Roberto Luongo: these were some of the big names who were traded during the 2013-14 season. Who is in the cross-hairs this season? We look at 10 trade candidates who could move because of the…
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  • Rumor Roundup: What will the Senators do with Bobby Ryan & …

    Rumor Roundup: What will the Senators do with Bobby Ryan & Marc Methot?

    Contract talks between the Ottawa Senators and defenseman Marc Methot have apparently reached a stalemate. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports Methot, whose current annual cap hit is $3 million, is believed to be seeking a deal comparable to Brooks …
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  • The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasons

    The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasons

    Even the best players in the world can have slumps and it’s not fun when it happens to your favorite. But with every fresh campaign there is hope for renewal and as we approach the 2014-15 installment of NHL hockey, some players may be a little more eag…
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  • Five NHL starters who could lose their jobs this season

    Five NHL starters who could lose their jobs this season

    You’ve got to be some kind of crazy to be a goalie. Not only do you have to regularly deal with frozen chunks of rubber flying towards you at rifling speeds, but you’re also the last line of defense and, therefore, the first one to blame when things go …
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  • Hurricanes prepare for training camp, eager to get a feel for n…

    Hurricanes prepare for training camp, eager to get a feel for new coach Bill Peters

    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes are eager to get a feel for their new management. With training camp coming up later this month, the Hurricanes are ready to find out how their new bosses — general manager Ron Francis and coach Bill Pe...
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  • Who’s No. 1 in Carolina: Cam Ward or Anton Khudobin?

    Who’s No. 1 in Carolina: Cam Ward or Anton Khudobin?

    yahoo.com Sep 4
    Cam Ward is still with the Carolina Hurricanes. Some might say it’s because he’s anchored in place by his $6.3 million salary cap hit and his no-trade clause, but GM Ron Francis said he’s going to be a goalie for the team this season. Well, one of two g…
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  • Nieuwendyk hired as scout by Hurricanes

    Nieuwendyk hired as scout by Hurricanes

    NHL.com Sep 3
    Joe Nieuwendyk has been hired by the Carolina Hurricanes as a professional scout and adviser, the team announced Wednesday. Nieuwendyk was general manager of the Dallas Stars from 2009 to 2013, and prior to that held advisory roles with the Fl...
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  • NHL expansion is coming, just don’t hold your breath

    NHL expansion is coming, just don’t hold your breath

    The NHL has gone a full 14 years without adding a single expansion team, which is the longest period without growth since the league ballooned from six to 12 teams in 1967. The business of hockey is stronger than it has ever been and hockey’s global rea…
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  • 10 of our favorite logo redesigns from our readers

    10 of our favorite logo redesigns from our readers

    Last week, we finished up our rankings of the 30 NHL teams. The Carolina Hurricanes finished 30th and the Chicago Blackhawks finished first, with a lot of contentious picks in between. In case you missed it, you can catch the series here. All the while,…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Carolina Hurricanes Edit…

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Carolina Hurricanes Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 18
    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…
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  • Hurricanes, top pick Haydn Fleury agree to contract

    Hurricanes, top pick Haydn Fleury agree to contract

    NHL.com Aug 7
    The Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday agreed to terms with defenseman Haydn Fleury, their first-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, on a three-year, entry-level contract. The team says the contract will pay Fleury $832,500 per season at the NHL level ...
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  • At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwant…

    At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?

    For those NHL players who don’t step willingly into retirement, there eventually comes a day when UFA stands for unwanted free agent rather than unrestricted free agent. As July ends and August begins, we’re now closer to the start of NHL training camps…
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  • Video - Richards Leads Rangers Past Hurricanes 00:35

    Richards Leads Rangers Past Hurricanes

    Apr 8
    Brad Richards scored twice in the Rangers' 4-1 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Hurricanes Blow By Stars 00:51

    Hurricanes Blow By Stars

    Apr 3
    John-Michael Liles had a goal and two assists in the Hurricanes' 4-1 win over the Stars.
  • Video - Blackhawks Edge Hurricanes 00:48

    Blackhawks Edge Hurricanes

    Mar 21
    Jonathan Toews' third-period goal lifted the Blackhawks past the Hurricanes 3-2.
  • Video - Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 00:59

    Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Mar 19
    Steve Levy and Barry Melrose count down the top three goals of the week from across the NHL.

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