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Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, and Hurricanes buzz

Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, and Hurricanes buzz

thehockeynews.com Updated 14 hours ago
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…
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  • Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make N…

    Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make NHL trade deadline unique

    thehockeynews.com 18 hours ago
    If 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…
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  • Forward Radek Dvorak announces retirement

    Forward Radek Dvorak announces retirement

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Jan 27 (2 days ago)
    Forward 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," ...
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  • Alex Semin mess in Carolina getting messier

    Alex Semin mess in Carolina getting messier

    yahoo.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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Farewell Ray Whitney, hockey videobombing pioneer (Video)

    Farewell Ray Whitney, hockey videobombing pioneer (Video)

    Ray 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 …
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  • Rumor Roundup: As Hurricanes, Senators slide, trade talks heat …

    Rumor Roundup: As Hurricanes, Senators slide, trade talks heat up

    The 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 …
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  • Hurricanes reassign defenseman Murphy to AHL

    Hurricanes reassign defenseman Murphy to AHL

    NHL.com Jan 20
    RALEIGH, 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 ...
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  • If this is the best the Leafs have, it’s time to tear it down

    If this is the best the Leafs have, it’s time to tear it down

    So 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 …
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  • Here’s video proof Eric Staal isn’t especially fond of Dion Pha…

    Here’s video proof Eric Staal isn’t especially fond of Dion Phaneuf

    Carolina 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…
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  • Khudobin makes 30 saves for fourth straight win as Hurricanes e…

    Khudobin makes 30 saves for fourth straight win as Hurricanes edge Senators 3-2

    NHL.com Jan 19
    OTTAWA - 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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Coyotes, Oilers, and Hurricanes trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Coyotes, Oilers, and Hurricanes trade buzz

    With 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…
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  • Losing Whalers, gaining U.S. NTDP an upgrade for Plymouth

    Losing Whalers, gaining U.S. NTDP an upgrade for Plymouth

    There 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…
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  • WHL Roundup: Bleackley leads Red Deer Rebels past Lethbridge Hu…

    WHL Roundup: Bleackley leads Red Deer Rebels past Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-3

    NHL.com Jan 14
    LETHBRIDGE, 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...
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  • Rask, Lindholm shootout goals lead Hurricanes over Avalanche, 3…

    Rask, Lindholm shootout goals lead Hurricanes over Avalanche, 3-2; each team penalized once

    NHL.com Jan 13
    RALEIGH, 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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for offense, Wild eye Ward

    Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for offense, Wild eye Ward

    Passing 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…
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  • WHL Roundup: Tambellini scores two in second period as Hitmen d…

    WHL Roundup: Tambellini scores two in second period as Hitmen defeat Hurricanes

    NHL.com Jan 11
    LETHBRIDGE, 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...
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  • Oshie gets lone shootout goal, lifting Blues to 5-4 win over Hu…

    Oshie gets lone shootout goal, lifting Blues to 5-4 win over Hurricanes 5-4

    NHL.com Jan 10
    ST. 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...
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  • Not mad, just disappointed: 10 players we expected more from th…

    Not mad, just disappointed: 10 players we expected more from this season

    There 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…
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  • Here’s another save-of-the-year candidate from save-of-the-year…

    Here’s another save-of-the-year candidate from save-of-the-year candidate factory Pekka Rinne

    Nashville 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 …
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  • Josi scores late in third period to lift Predators to 3-2 win o…

    Josi scores late in third period to lift Predators to 3-2 win over Hurricanes

    NHL.com Jan 7
    NASHVILLE, 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...
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  • Video - Canes Double Up Bolts 00:54

    Canes Double Up Bolts

    Jan 27
    The Hurricanes captured their third straight victory with a 4-2 win over the Lightning.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 11:53

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Jan 20
    John Buccigross and Barry Melrose preview the upcoming All-Star Weekend, look at the chances Eric Staal could be moved from Carolina, and ask if it's time for the Kings to start worrying about making the playoffs.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 12:13

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Dec 23
    John Buccigross and Katie Strang look at the cup contenders and likely sellers at the Christmas break and what kind of excitement is waiting for the Winter Classic in Washington.
  • Video - Kucherov Carries Lightning Past Canes 01:15

    Kucherov Carries Lightning Past Canes

    Dec 11
    Nikita Kucherov scored both Tampa Bay goals in the Lightning's 2-1 win over Carolina.

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