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Canes Country Jun 26, 2015

2015 NHL Entry Draft Discussion Thread - Day One

Who will the Canes take at number five? Will they make a trade? According to numerous media sources around the league, the Carolina Hurricanes could be shopping winger Jeff Skinner.  Of course it is draft time and rumors have a tendency to get blown out of proportion, but still it makes one wonder what the Canes could get for Skinner if indeed his name was out there as trade bait. The league's rookie of the year in 2011 is a natural goal scorer, there is no arguing that.  He's notched over 30 goals in a season twice in his short career and scored 18 goals in a down year last season, good...
Winging It In Motown Jun 26, 2015

Jeff Skinner: Super as Intended or Need to See More?

A surprising name has been added to the list of potential players to be traded. Could the Wings get in on Jeff Skinner? The rumor mill is usually filled with names of players that might be available to some degree. Typically, when talking about young, talented players, it's important to separate reality from fiction. This week, one of those young names was added to the list, as Pierre LeBrun reported that Jeff Skinner was on the block, having been made available by the Carolina Hurricanes. ...
Canes Country Jun 22, 2015

Commentary: Hurricanes Looking To Re-Sign Cam Ward? (POLL)

A recent report indicates that Ron Francis is looking to re-sign the Carolina goalie. It is less than a week before the draft and rumors are running rampant around the NHL. In Elliotte Friedman's weekly "30 Thoughts" posted yesterday, he mentions that the Hurricanes are tossing Jeff Skinner's name out there. 15. Skinner’s name is out there, I think, because, unlike some of his teammates, he does not have no-trade protection. His cap hit is $5.725M. He’s 23, one year removed from a 33-goal season. Health is a concern, but he has played 190 of Carolina’s past 212 games. You can see...