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Canes Country 20 mins ago
Caniac Classroom: Who’s been the Canes’ “clutchest” players?

Caniac Classroom: Who’s been the Canes’ “clutchest” players?

Brock McGinn, Andrei Svechnikov, Vincent Trocheck, Sebastian Aho, and Jordan Staal during the 2020-2021 NHL season. | Kaydee Gawlik The Carolina Hurricanes are getting goal scoring from all throughout the lineup, but who’s scoring when the team really needs it? The Carolina Hurricanes score goals. Like a lot of them. With an average of 3.35 goals per game, Carolina is one of the top offensive teams in the league. And it’s no longer the one-trick pony show that it was last year. Highlighted by the emergence of Vincent Trocheck and resurgence of Nino Niederreiter, ...
Canes Country 2 hours ago
ALN: Younger brothers reign supreme as Canes blast past Wings

ALN: Younger brothers reign supreme as Canes blast past Wings

Photo by Jared C. Tilton/ The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 Thursday night at PNC Arena in their first game in front of their own fans. The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 in their return to home ice and first game in front of their own fans, Thursday night. The Hurricanes’ high powered offense finally cracked through the Red Wing’s defense in the third period where a three-goal period propelled them to their fourth-straight win. Here are a few takeaways from last night’s game: Battle of the Brothers While the...
Canes Country 4 hours ago
Storm Advisory 3/5/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Storm Advisory 3/5/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Photo by Karl DeBlaker/NHLI via The battle of the Svechnikov’s, Brett Pesce being naughty and when might we see the first NHL female ref? Yesterday’s News Today Hurricanes Win Svechnikov Showdown, Down Red Wings 5-2 They Said It: Staal, Svechnikov, Fast, Brind’Amour on win over Red Wings Hurricanes’ PA Announcer Wade Minter adapting, engaging with fans in unusual season Reading Assignments The Surge is back! The Storm Surge returns!Thank you to the frontline workers who helped bring fans back pic.twitter.com/asinSRBDUe— Carolina Hurricanes (@Canes)...
Canes Country 13 hours ago
They Said It: Staal, Svechnikov, Fast, Brind’Amour on win over Red Wings

They Said It: Staal, Svechnikov, Fast, Brind’Amour on win over Red Wings

Captain Jordan Staal answers interview questions after being named first star of the game against the Detroit Red Wings in PNC Arena, Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021. Staal had one goal and two assists across 60 minutes, leading to a 5-2 win. | Kaydee Gawlik Jordan Staal, Andrei Svechnikov, Jesper Fast and Rod Brind’Amour spoke to the media Thursday night after a 5-2 win. The Hurricanes overcame a poor start against the Detroit Red Wings Thursday night at PNC Arena, scoring four unanswered in a 5-2 thanks to goals from Jesper Fast, Jordan Staal, Andrei Svechnikov, Martin Necas...
Canes Country 14 hours ago
Canes Win Svechnikov Showdown, Beat Red Wings 5-2

Canes Win Svechnikov Showdown, Beat Red Wings 5-2

Andrei Svechnikov blocks Detroit Red Wings deefenseman Jon Merrill from the puck, Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021 in PNC Arena. | Kaydee Gawlik Andrei Svechnikov delivers big moments against brother Evgeny, Hurricanes defeat the Red Wings 5-2. All the talk entering Thursday night’s game between the Carolina Hurricanes and Detroit Red Wings centered around the excitement of two brothers going head-to-head. And, of course, I’m talking about the long-awaited rematch between Jordan and Marc Staal! It was a truly unique night of hockey in Raleigh. Fans were welcomed back into...
Canes Country 21 hours ago
Hurricanes vs. Red Wings: Game Hub

Hurricanes vs. Red Wings: Game Hub

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via The Hurricanes, with fans, will welcome the Detroit Red Wings into PNC Arena Thursday night for a potential meeting of the Svechnikov brothers. After a five-game road trip that was capped off with six points in four days, the Carolina Hurricanes return home Thursday night for a meeting with the Detroit Red Wings. It’ll be the first game in PNC Arena this season for the Hurricanes in which Carolina has fans in the building other than family, as there will be a crowd of 15% capacity for Thursday night’s game. For those headed to PNC...
Canes Country 23 hours ago
They said it: Brind’Amour, Svechnikov, Martinook on a special night

They said it: Brind’Amour, Svechnikov, Martinook on a special night

Kaydee Gawlik Rod Brind’Amour, Jordan Martinook and Andrei Svechnikov spoke with the media following Thursday’s morning skate. When the Hurricanes return home to face the Red Wings Thursday night, it’ll be a special night for a number of reasons. It’ll be the Canes’ first time playing in front of at least some of their home crowd (15% capacity at PNC Arena) in over a year. Andrei Svechnikov will face his brother, Evgeny, for the first time in their careers. And, of course, the Hurricanes are looking to extend their win streak to four games and put two points...
Canes Country Mar 4, 2021
Hurricanes’ PA Announcer Wade Minter adapting, engaging with fans in unusual season

Hurricanes’ PA Announcer Wade Minter adapting, engaging with fans in unusual season

Kaydee Gawlik Carolina Hurricanes PA Announcer Wade Minter, like everyone else, has had to adjust the way he does his job to an unusual set of circumstances. Since the Carolina Hurricanes’ 2015-16 season, Wade Minter had settled into a pretty normal routine. For every Hurricanes home game, he’d be stationed in the penalty box, calling out goals, lineups, penalties, announcements, promotions, etc. as the team’s PA announcer. Between that, his “day job” as a Product Principal at Dualboot Partners, where he brings his years of technology leadership experience to...
Canes Country Mar 4, 2021
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Detroit Red Wings: Game Preview

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Detroit Red Wings: Game Preview

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Cross your fingers for brother vs. brother! Is today the day? Do we finally get to experience Svechnikov versus Svechnikov? Will we be treated to an entertaining brother against brother narrative in tonight’s game? Evgeny, the elder Svechnikov, has been in and out of the NHL since the 2016-17 season; Andrei, of course, made his NHL debut in 2018. Thanks to injuries and AHL time for Evgeny, we haven’t had the pleasure of seeing the two line up against each other. While Detroit hasn’t confirmed (at the time of writing, at least)...
Canes Country Mar 3, 2021
Central Division Weekly Roundup: Canes and Lighting go Streaking

Central Division Weekly Roundup: Canes and Lighting go Streaking

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports The Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lighting are the top two teams in the Central and have active winning streaks. 1. Tampa Bay Lightning: .775 P% (15-4-1) 31 Points Tampa Bay was largely untested in the schedule heading into last week but now the Lightning have shown just how good they are. In their last four games, they have recorded three shutouts, all from Andrei Vasileskiy. Since Feb. 20, the Lighting rank first in goals against with seven, which is just 1.17 allowed per game. Vasileskiy has emerged as an early favorite...
Canes Country Mar 3, 2021
Canes’ Best Lines and Pairings so Far and What They Should Be Moving Forward

Canes’ Best Lines and Pairings so Far and What They Should Be Moving Forward

Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Which forward lines and defensive pairings have been the best for the Hurricanes in 2021? The answers might surprise you... or they might not. Everyone always asks, “What are the lines?”, but no one ever asks, “How are the lines?”... Well, today I am asking - and attempting to answer - that question. The Carolina Hurricanes capped off their road trip last night in Nashville as winners of three straight games and the owners of a nice, shiny 15-6-1 record, just one point behind the Discover NHL® Central Division-leading Tampa Bay...
Canes Country Mar 3, 2021
ALN: Lorentz’s big moment highlights third straight win

ALN: Lorentz’s big moment highlights third straight win

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via The Carolina Hurricanes won their third straight game Tuesday night in Nashville, as Steven Lorentz’s first career goal highlighted a good win over the Predators. The Carolina Hurricanes wrapped up a five-game road trip with a 4-2 win in Nashville over the Predators Tuesday night, ending the trip on a three-game winning streak. The Canes took command of the game early with first-period goals from Sebastian Aho and Vincent Trocheck, while Steven Lorentz added his first career goal in the second period. Carolina held on late for the win,...
Canes Country Mar 3, 2021
Storm Advisory 3/3/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Storm Advisory 3/3/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Steven Lorentz makes history, single game tickets go on sale and a look at Andrei Svechnikov’s next contract Yesterday’s News Today Recap: Steven Lorentz’s first goal sees Canes past Predators From ‘problem child’ to Director of Hockey Operations, Carolina Hurricanes’ Aaron Schwartz never gave up on his NHL dream They said it: Brind’Amour, Aho, Lorentz, Reimer speak after win in Nashville Reading Assignments ICYMI last night, Steven Lorentz scored his first NHL goal: What a moment for Steven Lorentz!...
Canes Country Mar 2, 2021
They said it: Brind’Amour, Aho, Lorentz, Reimer speak after win in Nashville

They said it: Brind’Amour, Aho, Lorentz, Reimer speak after win in Nashville

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Nashville Predators 4-2 at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday night. After the game, head coach Rod Brind’Amour, as well as Sebastian Aho, Steven Lorentz and James Reimer spoke to the media. The Hurricanes pulled out their third straight win Tuesday night with a 4-2 win in Nashville, thanks in large part to a pair of goals from Sebastian Aho, Steven Lorentz’s first NHL goal and 35 saves from James Reimer. Lorentz, Aho, Reimer and Rod Brind’Amour spoke to the media after the win, here’s a full breakdown...
Canes Country Mar 2, 2021
Lorentz’s first goal sees Canes past Predators

Lorentz’s first goal sees Canes past Predators

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Nashville Predators 4-2 at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday night. The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Nashville Predators 4-2 Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena. After playing seven straight against the other top teams in the division, it was apparent that the Canes were playing a team that has been struggling of late, but the long grind seemed to catch the Hurricanes near the tail end of the game. At the start, the Hurricanes did not seem like a team that had played five games in seven days, including...

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  • 2 Brett Pesce

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  • 2 Jesper Fast

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