4:46 AM EST, Fri February 12, 2016
Canes Country 12 hours ago
Relive the magic of the spring of 2006 through the eyes of the players still with the team ten years later. Twenty-five Carolina Hurricanes players were immortalized on the Stanley Cup in 2006. In 2016, just four - Eric Staal, Cam Ward, Andrew Ladd and the ageless Matt Cullen - remain active NHL players. Ten years may not seem like much, but in pro sports, an entire career can be launched, played through, and ended in that time. As the 2006 Hurricanes gather for a family reunion-cum-anniversary celebration this weekend, it's a time for reflection and reminiscing. Staal, Ward and Rod...
Canes Country Feb 6, 2016
Cam Ward returned to the Carolina net and the Hurricanes got back to their winning ways, topping the Jets in Winnipeg, 5-3. Andrej Nestrasil had two goals, linemate Jordan Staal had three points, and Carolina held off a Winnipeg rally to win 5-3. Three Observations 1. Carolina’s four-goal outburst in the game’s first 10 minutes stunned the Jets and the Winnipeg crowd, but it also seemed to lull the Hurricanes into a false sense of security. Coach Bill Peters has touched on the Canes' inability to close teams out, especially when they jump out to an early lead, and Friday was another...
Canes Country Jan 20, 2016
Cam Ward goes on injured reserve with a concussion, opening the door for rookie Daniel Altshuller to get his first promotion to the NHL. A year ago, goaltender Daniel Altshuller was with the ECHL’s Florida Everblades, having played just once in more than a five week stretch. With Cam Ward placed on injured reserve Wednesday due to a concussion, Altshuller is now in the NHL. According to the team, Ward passed all concussion protocols until Wednesday, but the results of that day's testing led to his placement on IR. Eddie Lack will surely take on full-time No. 1 duties in Ward's absense,...
Canes Country Jan 13, 2016
Carolina blew another multi-goal lead, but for the second straight game they managed to seize a second point in overtime. Jeff Skinner deposited a nice pass from Elias Lindholm for a game-winning power play goal to give the Hurricanes a 3-2 OT win Tuesday over Pittsburgh at PNC Arena. Elias Lindholm assisted on all three Carolina goals, including Jeff Skinner’s game-winning power play tally in overtime, to lead the Hurricanes to a 3-2 win Tuesday over Pittsburgh at PNC Arena. Three Observations 1. Cam Ward won the goalie battle vs. an unlucky Marc-Andre Fleury. Fleury couldn't do much on...
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