Tag Archives: Carolina Hurricanes

A Pyrrhic Victory and Casualties in Carolina: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes – November 30, 2009

Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Continuing a recent stretch of NoVa Caps’ Retro Recaps, Diane Doyle takes a look back at a game played in November 2009, at a time when the Washington Capitals were battling for the Eastern Conference … Continue reading

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Assessing Metropolitan Division Defenses For 2020-21 Season

Metropolitan Division teams made big changes this offseason, with several significant moves coming on defense. Last month, NoVa Caps looked at Metropolitan Division goalie tandems. Now, it’s time to examine the eight teams’ projected defenses for the 2020-21 NHL season and … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Metropolitan Division

Photo: Perry Nelson/Getty Images As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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Assessing Metropolitan Division Goalie Tandems For 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The NHL’s free agency period has seen a number of moves involving goalies, and many of those signings have come in the Metropolitan Division.  Several teams have young netminders with bright futures ahead, some moved to … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Forward Justin Williams Retires After 19 NHL Seasons

Forward Justin Williams announced on Thursday that he will retire after 19 NHL seasons, including the past three with the Carolina Hurricanes and the previous two with the Washington Capitals. He was the Hurricanes’ captain during the 2018-19 season.

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The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Trade UFA Joel Edmundson To Canadiens For 5th-Round Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Saturday afternoon that they have traded defenseman Joel Edmundson to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick (#139 overall) in the 2020 NHL entry draft. Edmundson is set to become a free agent … Continue reading

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Carolina Hurricanes Announce Agreement With Chicago Wolves, End Affiliation With Charlotte Checkers

The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Thursday that they have signed a three-year affiliation agreement with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. The agreement ends the Canes’ affiliation with the Charlotte Checkers, the 2019 Calder Cup champions, that began … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Andrei Svechnikov Goes Down In 3-1 Loss To Bruins

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Carolina Hurricanes young phenom forward Andrei Svechnikov took an awkward fall in the third period of the ’Canes 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday. He was helped from the ice by ‘Canes defenseman Dougie … Continue reading

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Hurricanes’ Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour Fined $25,000 For Calling Officiating “A Joke”

Photo: CBS Boston The NHL announced on Wednesday that Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour was fined $25,000 for calling the officials “a joke” after they did not blow the play dead when goaltender Petr Mrazek covered the puck and … Continue reading

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