MONTREAL (AP) — After signing a surprising offer sheet in restricted free agency with the Carolina Hurricanes in late August, Jesperi Kotkaniemi waited seven days to see if the Montreal Canadiens would match the one-year, $6.1 million deal. “That week went really fast,” Kotkaniemi recalled Tuesday. “Didn’t think about that too much, just try to […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored with 6:00 left in the third period, and Teuvo Teravainen added a late empty-net goal as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 Saturday night. Jesper Fast also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 38 saves for Carolina, which has won its first two games. Ryan Johansen and […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov had two goals and an assist to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 6-3 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Teuvo Teravainen added a goal and an assist for Carolina, which featured a new-look roster in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gabriel Fortier had a hat trick to help the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 8-5 in exhibition play Friday night. Corey Perry scored twice, Ondrej Palat, Brayden Point and Pat Maroon added goals and Hugo Alnefelt stopped 39 shots. C.J. Smith scored two goals for […]
As the General Counsel for the Carolina Hurricanes, Nigel Wheeler continues to carry out certain duties related to hockey operations amidst the COIVD-19 pandemic.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The past three seasons have seen the Carolina Hurricanes end a long postseason drought, become an every-year playoff team and win their first division championship in 15 years. They figured they needed changes to accomplish even more. Carolina has revamped its goaltending position and other pieces around the core led by […]
The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with forward Andrei Svechnikov on an eight-year contract, which is set to keep the No. 2 overall draft pick from 2018 with the franchise through the 2028-29 season. The team said Thursday the deal will pay the 21-year-old Svechnikov an average annual value of $7.75 million per season. […]
David Tanabe is one of the best hockey players to come out of White Bear Lake and after a career in the NHL he is still involved in the sport as a coach.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Ethan Bear from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Warren Foegele. The Hurricanes and Oilers announced the deal Wednesday shortly before the opening of NHL free agency. The 24-year-old Bear brings a right-shot defenseman to the Hurricanes, who won the Central Division and reached […]
Hours after signing Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Cale Makar to a long-term contract, Joe Sakic still is not sure the Colorado Avalanche will be able to bring back captain Gabriel Landeskog and starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer. “I don’t know,” Colorado’s general manager said. “We’re hopeful we can come to terms, as well, and have them […]