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”

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”