Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers

Hockey is back in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. To that end, it’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up first, the New York Rangers and the Carolina Hurricanes. In one corner,Continue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers”

Hurricanes: Carolina Goes 5-0-0 to Start Season

After knocking off the New York Islanders on Friday night, the Carolina Hurricanes find themselves in possession of a history-making 5-0-0 start and are looking every bit like contenders. “Their speed gives everybody trouble,” Islanders coach Barry Trotz said of the opposition. “They’re all about pressure and their (defence) get up on it, and pressure,Continue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina Goes 5-0-0 to Start Season”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes may have established themselves as a Bunch of Jerks in 2018-2019, but they also established that they’re a team to be taken seriously on the scoreboard. Carolina not only qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2009, but they ventured all the way to the Eastern Conference Final. The matterContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes”

What Went Wrong: Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes took to the 2018-2019 with aplomb, securing their first playoff berth since 2009 and becoming a Bunch of Jerks in the process. To say the season was transformative goes without saying, but they were still swept out of the playoffs by the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Final. So, what wentContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Carolina Hurricanes”

Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes

The Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes will tangle in the Eastern Conference Final, renewing a rivalry that marks the third time these teams have met in the post-season since the franchise moved away from Hartford and the fifth time overall. The last time the Hurricanes and Bruins met in the playoffs (2009), the Hurricanes tookContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes”