1:11 AM EDT, Wed April 25, 2018
Canes Country 13 hours ago
About Last Season: Trevor van Riemsdyk

About Last Season: Trevor van Riemsdyk

Solid but unspectacular, Trevor van Riemsdyk provided some stability on the Canes’ blue line. Trevor van Riemsdyk: 2017-18 By The Numbers Age: 26 NHL Seasons: 4 Scoring: 3g - 13a - 16 points Ice Time: 17:03 all situations, 15:32 at ES, 0:12 on PP, 1:19 on PK per game. 5-on-5 stats: 55.3% CF, 54.5% GF Contract Status: RFA, Completed Two-year $1.65 Million deal Making the Grade After Trevor van Riemsdyk was acquired by the Vegas Golden Knights in the Expansion draft last June, he was immediately ushered out of town the next day as the Carolina Hurricanes wooed the Golden Knights with the...
Canes Country 16 hours ago
Storm Advisory 4/24/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Storm Advisory 4/24/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Tom Dundon, Honey Badger: he don’t care what you or anyone else thinks about how he runs his team. Reading Assignments Congratulations to Justin Faulk, the Hurricanes’ nominee for the King Clancy Trophy recognizing leadership and humanitarian contributions to the community. Faulk has been a sponsor of the True Defenders program since its inception in 2015, first with James Wisniewski and John-Michael Liles and for the last two years with Noah Hanifin. [NHL] Tom Dundon was a guest on the ESPN On Ice podcast (starts about 33 minutes in) and he didn’t hold back talking about his...
Canes Country Apr 23, 2018
About Last Season: Jeff Skinner Performance Review and Grade

About Last Season: Jeff Skinner Performance Review and Grade

Jeff Skinner faces uncertainty this summer after seeing his goal production from 2016-17 drop by 35%. Jeff Skinner: 2017-18 By The Numbers Age: 26 on May 16 NHL Seasons: 8 Scoring: 24g—25a—49pts Ice Time: 16:42 all situations, 14:36 ES, 2:06 PP 5-on-5 Stats: 55.07% CF, 41.18% GF (55.51% xGF) Contract Status: Entering final season of six-year, $34.35 million contract (AAV $5.725 million), UFA on July 1, 2019 Eight years, five 20-goal seasons, three 30-goal seasons, three different head coaches, one Calder Trophy, zero playoff appearances. That’s the tale of the tape for soon-to-be...
Canes Country Apr 23, 2018
Who Could Replace Bill Peters as Canes Head Coach?

Who Could Replace Bill Peters as Canes Head Coach?

Whether they hire from elsewhere or promote from within, the Hurricanes are in for a summer of changes. After four seasons behind the bench and a middling 137-138-53 record to show for it, Bill Peters parted ways with the Carolina Hurricanes last week. It was an oft-predicted move, and one that probably suits both team and coach, but it still leaves both with plenty of questions looking ahead. For better or worse, the Canes are headed in a very new direction under the ownership of Tom Dundon, and will wade into the waters of the offseason in search of both a new general manager and head...
The Hockey Writers Apr 23, 2018

Oilers & Hurricanes Could Be Perfect Trade Partners

The Carolina Hurricanes have a couple players of interest to the Edmonton Oilers — namely, Justin Faulk and Jeff Skinner. A right-shooting, puck-moving, power-play quarterback and a strong-skating sniper, respectively. Likewise, the Oilers have a couple assets that the Hurricanes would covet in budding power forward Jesse Puljujarvi and this year’s first-round pick — projected […] The post Oilers & Hurricanes Could Be Perfect Trade Partners appeared first on The Hockey Writers.