Hurricanes: Carolina Sinks Islanders, Completes Sweep

The Carolina Hurricanes have swept the New York Islanders out of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, capping the series with a 5-2 win on Friday night. The Hurricanes overwhelmed their opponents again when it mattered, even if the Islanders had more shots on goal and registered more hits. New York opened theContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina Sinks Islanders, Completes Sweep”

Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes

The New York Islanders and the Carolina Hurricanes will do battle for the first time ever in the playoffs and it is as improbable a matchup as you can imagine. The Islanders are in the second round for the first time since 2016, when they twisted with the Tampa Bay Lightning and lost in fiveContinue reading “Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes”

Hurricanes: Carolina Continues First Round of Upsets by Eliminating Capitals

The defending champs are out of the running. The Carolina Hurricanes took care of the Washington Capitals Wednesday night, taking Game Seven by a final score of 4-3 in double overtime. It was Brock McGinn who locked up the series, scoring 11:05 into the second overtime frame and concluding yet another comeback in this year’sContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina Continues First Round of Upsets by Eliminating Capitals”

Hurricanes: Carolina’s Going to the Playoffs

The “Bunch of Jerks” are going to the playoffs. The Carolina Hurricanes clinched their berth Thursday thanks in part to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. This marks the first time since 2009 they’ll enter the post-season and it couldn’t have come at a better time for the franchise. “It’s exciting, everyone canContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina’s Going to the Playoffs”