Carolina Hurricanes

For the past four seasons that I have been covering the Carolina Hurricanes for The Hockey Writers, I have formed an opinion as to what the team’s most crucial need is. After reviewing some numbers, I am beginning to re-think that opinion. I’m not abandoning totally what I believe the team needs, but I am
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The Carolina Hurricanes have said that their menu of offerings does not contain any sea bass. Young star-in-the-making forward Sebastian Aho, whose teammates affectionately refer to as “Sea Bass” is not available to be traded. If you are another team looking for a trade from the Hurricanes, look elsewhere on the menu. Luke DeCock of the Raleigh
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Watching the recently completed Stanley Cup Playoffs revealed key aspects of playoff-caliber teams, and more importantly, championship caliber teams. The Stanley Cup Champions are the Washington Capitals, and as their play unfolded, the things that separate them from a wannabe team like the Carolina Hurricanes are glaring. When Alexander Ovechkin loaded up repeatedly and launched
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It’s never supposed to happen. When it does, the “guilty” player is typically (and often unfairly) spoken of in mockery or with scoffing for many years. Hockey fans take their sport seriously and swear allegiance to their respective teams. When a player is drafted who does not pan out, the legend of their failure often
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Noah Hanifin is an All-Star. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman was announced Wednesday as having been selected to play in the 2018 NHL Honda All-Star Game. He is the only member of the Hurricanes squad to have been selected and, frankly, is a bit of a surprise. Not a surprise from the standpoint of his ability,
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Tom Dundon has likely made many interesting calls to his wife, Veruschka about interesting ventures he has put together. Most recently, he may well have had this exchange: “Honey, I bought the Carolina Hurricanes.” Veruschka: “Why? Aren’t they pretty bad? Won’t that be frustrating?” Tom Dundon, You’re up The truth is that the Hurricanes have been frustrating
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The Carolina Hurricanes are closing in on making a playoff run nearly impossible. Sure, the math will be with them for a while, but for all intents and purposes, if they do not start to string together some victories, they can put a bow on this season. After an offseason that blossomed with hope and
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