Meeting for the first time in the post-season, the Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators will begin their first round series of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday.
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”
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”
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”
The Boston Bruins have swept the Carolina Hurricanes right out of the Eastern Conference Final and will await either the San Jose Sharks or St. Louis Blues for the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins took Game Four in decisive fashion, pasting the Hurricanes to the wall thanks to an effortless goaltending performance by Tuukka RaskContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Sweeps Carolina, Advances to Stanley Cup Final”