Hurricanes: Carolina’s Changing Winds Still Blow in Uncertain Directions

Here’s something obvious: the Carolina Hurricanes have had a busy summer. It started with the anointing of Rod Brind’Amour as new head coach. He took over after Bill Peters went to the Calgary Flames. And then Don Waddell became general manager, filling the gap left behind by Ron Francis when he was removed from theContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina’s Changing Winds Still Blow in Uncertain Directions”

Hurricanes: Carolina’s in the Market for Goaltenders, Etc.

The Carolina Hurricanes have their work cut out for them, but general manager Don Waddell is more than ready to make moves. Waddell confirmed some of his club’s issues on NHL Network Sirius XM radio Wednesday and one concern seemed to bounce to the top of the list: goaltending. The Hurricanes haven’t made the playoffsContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina’s in the Market for Goaltenders, Etc.”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes haven’t qualified for the post-season in eight consecutive seasons and they’d clearly like to change that in 2017-2018. They took a step toward changing the tide by signing goalie Scott Darling to a four-year contract after acquiring him in a trade with Chicago. With a clear number one netminder, the Hurricanes turnedContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes”

Corey Crawford Out After Appendectomy

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford will be out two to three weeks after an appendectomy on Saturday. The team learned of the illness Saturday morning. “Corey underwent a successful appendectomy today in Philadelphia,” Blackhawks head team physician Dr. Michael Terry said. “We anticipate a full recovery and for Corey to return to unrestricted hockey activitiesContinue reading “Corey Crawford Out After Appendectomy”