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Aho’s Hot Start Answers Many Questions

Aho’s Hot Start Answers Many Questions

The third-year Finn is off to the best start of his NHL career, and he’s doing it at the center position. One of the biggest question marks for the Carolina Hurricanes after Victor Rask’s injury ruled him out for an extended period of time was the depth down the middle - or, more specifically, the lack of depth - in this Hurricanes lineup. Coming of camp Jordan Staal was really the only tried-and-true NHL center on the active roster, and it’s been evident for years that overslotting Staal in a top line scoring role is counterproductive for both his offensive numbers and his...
The Hockey Writers Sep 30, 2018

Hurricanes Victor Rask Cuts His Season Short

Victor Rask, a center for the Carolina Hurricanes is out indefinitely, cutting his season short. The team announced on Sept. 13 that he had ‘undergone surgery on his right third and fourth fingers.” His absence will put a spotlight on the center position, although the way the team has played, one wonders if he will be […] The post Hurricanes Victor Rask Cuts His Season Short appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Sep 24, 2018

Hurricanes’ Aho Is a Winger, Not a Centerman

With Victor Rask out for an extended period of time due to an injury that was sustained in his own kitchen, the Carolina Hurricanes are searching for a second-line center. One idea that Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour has tried is moving Sebastian Aho from left wing to center. On paper the idea looked […] The post Hurricanes’ Aho Is a Winger, Not a Centerman appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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