Montreal - Jul. 24, 2015: Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year contract (2015-16) with free agent forward Alexander Semin. Semin, 31, played 57 games with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2014-15, recording 19 points (6 goals, 13 assists). The 6'02'', 209 lbs right winger served 32 penalty minutes and averaged 15:55 of ice time per game. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 1, 2015: Looking at the Winnipeg Jets most recent trade for Carolina Hurricanes forward Jiri Tlusty, one cannot help but begin to notice a pattern. For the second time this season, it looks as though general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has used Paul Maurice as a tool in helping decide whether or not he would go out and acquire a player via trade. FULL STORY
Washington - Feb. 28, 2015: The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday for defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Gleason, 32, has one goal and seven points in 55 games this season. FULL STORY
Los Angeles - Feb. 25, 2015: The Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes in a trade for a first-round draft pick and a prospect.
Sekera, 28, has 19 points in 57 games this season and was second on the Hurricanes in average ice time at 22:46. Last season he set career-bests with 11 goals and 44 points.
The Hurricanes acquire defenseman Roland McKeown, who was the 50th pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. FULL STORY
Winnipeg - Feb. 25, 2015: The Winnipeg Jets announced they have acquired forward Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a third round draft choice in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth round draft choice in the 2015 NHL Draft. The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have placed forward Blake Wheeler on IR. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Feb. 23, 2015: Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis indicated he will probably be active before the NHL Trade Deadline, at 3 p.m. ET on March 2, but any players moved will most likely be unrestricted free agents, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. One player Francis made clear he has no interest in trading is center Jordan Staal, after a report in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review suggested the Pittsburgh Penguins could have interest in reacquiring the No. 2 pick in the 2006 NHL Draft. FULL STORY
Toronto - Feb. 21, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to struggle as they fall to 4-22-2 in their last 28 games. Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk remain invisible on the ice as they flounder offensively. The lone bright spot for the Leafs was Brandon Kozun who scored his first NHL goal in the first period. Amidst all the losing are also a number of trade rumours. Who will be the next Leaf to be traded? FULL STORY
Windsor - Jan. 20, 2015: These were three of the many clichés that Toronto Maple Leafs interim coach Peter Horachek used in an interview prior last night’s Leafs/Hurricanes contest. And unless you’ve had your head in the sand lately, you know that going into last night’s game, the Leafs have lost their last four, scoring only once in that stretch. In ten days the Buds have gone from the second highest scoring team in the NHL to the ninth. FULL STORY
Windsor - Dec. 19, 2014: The Maple Leafs looked to roll into Carolina riding the momentum from their Tuesday night victory over the Anaheim Ducks. The Hurricanes, who had lost their previous six matchups were looking to play spoiler to the Leafs' impressive December run. Cam Ward led the Hurricanes to victory, stopping all but one of the twenty-six shots he faced. The Leafs fell to the Hurricanes 4-1. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Dec. 8, 2014: Playing on less than 24 hours rest, the Detroit Red Wings looked like a fresh, rested team.
Having Pavel Datsyuk in the lineup doesn't hurt, either.
Datsyuk scored the first goal of the game, then set up Tomas Tatar twice, leading the Red Wings to a 3-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Sunday. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Dec. 4, 2014: Eric Fehr forced a turnover in the high slot, then lifted a shot over Anton Khudobin's glove with 4:02 remaining to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Thursday.
The Capitals (11-10-4) are 10-1-1 when scoring first this season. Goaltender Braden Holtby made 29 saves to earn his ninth win. The Hurricanes (8-14-3) fall to 3-4-2 against Metropolitan Division opponents. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Dec. 3, 2014: The Carolina Hurricanes are not where they want to be in the standings, but after a 2-1 win against the Nashville Predators at PNC Arena on Tuesday, they have reason to believe they can inch their way into Stanley Cup Playoff contention.
"It should send a message to our team," said Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward, who made 32 saves. "We're playing some pretty good hockey teams. Not only are we hanging with them, we've got every chance to win games. It's a confidence-booster. We can feel really happy about tonight." FULL STORY
Raleigh - Nov. 30, 2014: On a night when high-scoring defenseman Kris Letang was out of the lineup, his partners on the Pittsburgh Penguins' back end showed off some skating and stickhandling abilities of their own.
Defensemen Robert Bortuzzo and Christian Ehrhoff each scored in a tight-checking 3-2 Penguins win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Saturday. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Nov. 30, 2014: Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today issued the following statement regarding the Charlotte Checkers’ potential move to Bojangles’ Coliseum. The Checkers seek to return to the arena where they played their first home game in 1956. The team has played at Time Warner Cable Arena since 2005. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 25, 2014: On a night in which the Edmonton Oilers saw Jordan Eberle find the back on the net for the first time this season and put together a three point effort, it was youngster Leon Draisaitl who stole the show. The young German centre made the first goal of his NHL career one he won't soon forget, scoring the game-winner in the Oilers 6-3 win over the still winless Carolina Hurricanes. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Oct. 17, 2014: The Carolina Hurricanes announced Friday that forward Jeff Skinner was activated from injured reserve. Skinner, who had a career-best 33 goals last season, has not played since sustaining a concussion during the preseason. FULL STORY
Windsor - Oct. 15, 2014: In a recent column, my esteemed colleague Chris Savard would have Carolina Hurricane’s Eric Staal looking all blue and white for the princely sum of Tyler Bozak or Nazem Kadri, and Jake Gardiner as well as a first round draft pick. While I would love to see Staal doing what he does with a Maple Leafs crest on his sweater, I say no way. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Oct. 15, 2014: There has been much speculation in NHL circles that Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal might be moved this season, if the team continues to struggle. TSN reported last night that a team like the Toronto Maple Leafs would have definite interest in the big, power centre. They speculated that the asking price for Staal would be one of Tyler Bozak or Nazem Kadri, Jake Gardiner and a first round draft pick. FULL STORY