1-6-2023 European players signing window
European players must be signed to contract during the off-season, between June and August. No european is allowed to sign an NHL contract after the european leagues start in September.

29-5-2023 Jack Drury frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Jack Drury feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jack Drury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 65 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 10+9=19 with 20 PIM.


27-5-2023 Bill Peters praises Dmitri Rodionichev
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters has praised young defenseman Dmitri Rodionichev in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Dmitri Rodionichev has played 57 games with Sparta Praha this season, collecting 6+12=18 with 25 PIM.


19-5-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 28 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 21 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael McNiven has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games. Brady Skjei has played 38 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 14 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 12 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Eduard Nakhimovsky has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Ruel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-5-2023 Playoff news
Winnipeg Jets have won their series against the Carolina Hurricanes. They have been awarded $3,000,000 as prize money.

12-5-2023 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 6+17=23 with 50 PIM.


12-5-2023 Player of the week: Julien Gauthier (R)
NHL has awarded Julien Gauthier (R) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 1 assists for 3 points in 2 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Julien Gauthier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 279 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 44 assists along with 358 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 76 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 24+13=37 with 130 PIM.


12-5-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Julien Gauthier is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 24 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 20 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 17 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 34 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 10 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eduard Nakhimovsky has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Ruel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-5-2023 Playoff series preview
Carolina Hurricanes will start at home against the Winnipeg Jets in the Eastern conference finals. On paper, the Carolina Hurricanes seem to have a slight advantage over the Winnipeg Jets and could very well win the series.

Carolina Hurricanes injuries:

Winnipeg Jets injuries:

Prediction: Carolina Hurricanes wins the series 4-0.



6-5-2023 Playoff news
Carolina Hurricanes have won their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. They have been awarded $2,000,000 as prize money.

5-5-2023 Nick Merkley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Nick Merkley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Nick Merkley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 72 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 9 assists along with 114 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 31+57=88 with 32 PIM.


5-5-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Longthorne is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 22 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 18 games without a goal. Artem Nelyubov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 15 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 31 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 32 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eduard Nakhimovsky has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Patrick Ruel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-4-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 19 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 15 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 12 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Michael McNiven hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Brady Skjei has played 29 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Eduard Nakhimovsky is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-4-2023 Playoff series preview
Carolina Hurricanes will start at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern conference semifinals. On paper, both the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins seem pretty equal and should play a tight series.

Carolina Hurricanes injuries:

Pittsburgh Penguins injuries: Samuel Dove-Mcfalls remains sidelined with leg injury.

Prediction: Carolina Hurricanes wins the series 4-3.



25-4-2023 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2022-23:

Jack Adams Award
1. Todd McLellan, Edmonton Oilers
2. , Mobile Mystics (COL)
3. Bill Peters, Carolina Hurricanes
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Henrik Tornqvist, Carolina Hurricanes
2. Elias Pettersson, Dallas Stars
3. Adam Miller, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Evgeni Malkin, New Jersey Devils
2. Patrik Laine, Winnipeg Jets
3. Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Jeff Skinner, Arizona Coyotes
2. Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars
3. Alex Ovechkin, Philadelphia Flyers
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Colton Parayko, Chicago Blackhawks
2. Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning
3. Erik Karlsson, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Dylan Cozens, Dallas Stars
2. Charlie Coyle, Detroit Red Wings
3. Anton Slepyshev, New York Islanders
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



21-4-2023 Playoff news
Carolina Hurricanes have won their series against the New York Rangers. They have been awarded $1,000,000 as prize money.

18-4-2023 Carolina Hurricanes players selected to World Championships
World Championships in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Carolina Hurricanes have been selected to represent their countries:

-Otto Bahnsen (GER)


14-4-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Artem Nelyubov is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 15 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 11 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Michael McNiven hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Brady Skjei has played 25 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 41 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Eduard Nakhimovsky is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-4-2023 Playoff series preview
Carolina Hurricanes will start at home against the New York Rangers in the first round clash. On paper, the Carolina Hurricanes seem to have a slight advantage over the New York Rangers and could very well win the series.

Carolina Hurricanes injuries:

New York Rangers injuries:

Prediction: Carolina Hurricanes wins the series 4-2.



7-4-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Artem Nelyubov is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Alex Longthorne is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 13 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Brady Skjei has played 23 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 39 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eduard Nakhimovsky has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-4-2023 Ryder Rolston speaks up.
Ryder Rolston is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

31-3-2023 Ryder Rolston speaks up.
Ryder Rolston is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

31-3-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Garret Sparks is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals.

Who's cold

Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Brady Skjei has played 19 games without a goal. Steven Santini is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Olli Juolevi has played 35 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Eduard Nakhimovsky has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-3-2023 Andrei Svechnikov uncertain about future
Andrei Svechnikov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

24-3-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Julien Gauthier is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Michael McNiven has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Brady Skjei has played 17 games without a goal. Steven Santini is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Olli Juolevi is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eduard Nakhimovsky has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Patrick Ruel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-3-2023 Luke Martin frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Luke Martin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of USA, Luke Martin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has appeared in 239 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 54 assists along with 71 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+19=25 with 18 PIM.


21-3-2023 Alex Turcotte reaches career high !
Alex Turcotte marked a new career high in goals with 13 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Julien Gauthier. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of USA, Alex Turcotte was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2019 entry draft. He has appeared in 74 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 29 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 74 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+29=42 with 106 PIM.


20-3-2023 Petter Emanuelsson resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers right wing Petter Emanuelsson has resumed light training after his groin injury and is listed day to day.

20-3-2023 Roland McKeown injured.
Roland McKeown of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Laval Rocket. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

18-3-2023 Ryder Rolston speaks up.
Ryder Rolston is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-3-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Mckenna is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Sebastien Cardinal is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 14 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 50 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 30 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eduard Nakhimovsky has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Patrick Ruel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-3-2023 Vladimir Kolnik reaches career high !
Vladimir Kolnik marked a new career high in assists with 13 assists after assisting in tonights game against New Jersey Devils on a goal by Alex Longthorne. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, the happy player commented.

A native of Slovakia, Vladimir Kolnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2020 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 29 assists along with 53 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 69 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+13=18 with 45 PIM.


16-3-2023 Julien Gauthier reaches career high !
Julien Gauthier marked a new career high in assists with 12 assists after assisting in tonights game against New Jersey Devils on a goal by Jason Mckenna. For me this is dream come true, he said while posing for photo's.

A native of Canada, Julien Gauthier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 273 NHL games during his career, notching 68 goals and adding 43 assists along with 338 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 22+12=34 with 110 PIM.


14-3-2023 Henrik Tornqvist reaches career high !
Henrik Tornqvist marked a new career high in points with 48 after scoring in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Andrei Svechnikov. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tornqvist, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 70 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 19 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 29+19=48 with 40 PIM.


10-3-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Alex Turcotte is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Seth Jones has played 14 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 10 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 46 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 26 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 29 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-3-2023 Jack Drury frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Jack Drury feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jack Drury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 65 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 10+9=19 with 20 PIM.


9-3-2023 Julien Gauthier reaches career high !
Julien Gauthier marked a new career high in points with 32 after assisting in tonights game against Nashville Predators on a goal by Jason Mckenna. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Julien Gauthier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 67 goals and adding 42 assists along with 328 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 67 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 21+11=32 with 100 PIM.


9-3-2023 Oliver Ekman-Larsson reaches a milestone !
Oliver Ekman-Larsson notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Alex Turcotte. For me this is dream come true, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Sweden, Oliver Ekman-Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 890 NHL games during his career, notching 119 goals and adding 300 assists along with 365 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 68 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+26=32 with 2 PIM.


7-3-2023 Julien Gauthier reaches career high !
Julien Gauthier marked a new career high in goals with 21 tallies after scoring in tonights game against San Jose Sharks on a feed by Alex Turcotte. The coach gave me a chance to play, and I'm just trying to show him he made the right decision, was his only statement before going to the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Julien Gauthier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 269 NHL games during his career, notching 67 goals and adding 41 assists along with 328 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 66 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 21+10=31 with 100 PIM.


5-3-2023 Luke Martin frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Luke Martin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of USA, Luke Martin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has appeared in 231 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 52 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 67 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+17=22 with 16 PIM.


5-3-2023 Ville Rasanen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ville Rasanen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Ville Rasanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 67 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 4+11=15 with 12 PIM.


3-3-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 23 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 12 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 44 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 24 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 28 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-3-2023 Stephane Da Costa agrees on a contract.
Stephane Da Costa has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-3-2023 Bill Peters praises Samuel Harvey
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters has praised young goaltender Samuel Harvey in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

28-2-2023 Media attacks the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager CAR and headcoach Bill Peters

26-2-2023 Luke Martin frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Luke Martin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of USA, Luke Martin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 52 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 64 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+17=22 with 14 PIM.


24-2-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 19 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 24 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 40 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 20 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 25 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-2-2023 Miguel Fréchette resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Miguel Fréchette has resumed full training after his thigh injury.

17-2-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Seth Jones is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals. Jason Mckenna is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 15 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 20 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Steven Santini has played 36 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 16 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-2-2023 Miguel Fréchette resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Miguel Fréchette has resumed light training after his thigh injury and is listed day to day.

16-2-2023 Vladimir Kolnik reaches career high !
Vladimir Kolnik marked a new career high in points with 16 after assisting in tonights game against Ottawa Senators on a goal by Valeri Nichushkin. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Slovakia, Vladimir Kolnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2020 entry draft. He has appeared in 140 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 27 assists along with 36 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 58 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+11=16 with 28 PIM.


10-2-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 13 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 18 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 34 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 14 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Michael Gildon is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-2-2023 Bill Peters praises Saku Vesterinen
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters has praised young defenseman Saku Vesterinen in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Saku Vesterinen has played 35 games with HPK Hämeenlinna this season, collecting 5+8=13 with 22 PIM.


8-2-2023 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 57 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 50 PIM.


3-2-2023 Jack Drury uncertain about future
Jack Drury wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

3-2-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Seth Jones is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Jason Mckenna is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 11 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 16 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 55 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 32 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 12 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Michael Gildon is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-1-2023 Alex Turcotte reaches career high !
Alex Turcotte marked a new career high in points with 30 after assisting in tonights game against Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Jason Mckenna. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he said after the game..

A native of USA, Alex Turcotte was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2019 entry draft. He has appeared in 53 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 20 assists along with 82 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 53 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 10+20=30 with 82 PIM.


31-1-2023 Nick Merkley injured.
Nick Merkley of Charlotte Checkers suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rochester Americans. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he commented to the media.

30-1-2023 Miguel Fréchette injured.
Miguel Fréchette (LOW) suffered thigh injury during training. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. Well, there's not much I can say, it happens, he commented to the press.

30-1-2023 Petter Emanuelsson injured.
Petter Emanuelsson (LOW) suffered groin injury during training. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Yes it does hurt, quite a bit actually, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

28-1-2023 Artem Nelyubov resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers left wing Artem Nelyubov has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

27-1-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Luke Martin has played 13 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 52 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 52 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 29 games without a goal. Jason Mckenna has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 25 games without a goal. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-1-2023 Alex Turcotte reaches career high !
Alex Turcotte marked a new career high in assists with 18 assists after assisting in tonights game against Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Julien Gauthier. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, was all he could say after the game.

A native of USA, Alex Turcotte was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2019 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 18 assists along with 82 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 51 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 10+18=28 with 82 PIM.


24-1-2023 Teodor Sturdza resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers right wing Teodor Sturdza has resumed light training after his leg injury and is listed day to day.

24-1-2023 Artem Nelyubov injured.
Artem Nelyubov of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I'm just looking forward to getting back on the ice and helping this team win, were his words after the game.

22-1-2023 Petter Emanuelsson agrees on a contract.
Petter Emanuelsson has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

21-1-2023 Teodor Sturdza injured.
Teodor Sturdza (LOW) suffered leg injury during training. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Doctors said that I should be back in a week or so, he commented to the press.

20-1-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 48 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Brady Skjei has played 48 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 25 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 23 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-1-2023 Ville Rasanen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ville Rasanen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Ville Rasanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 46 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+9=11 with 12 PIM.


18-1-2023 Carolina Hurricanes players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Carolina Hurricanes were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Oliver Ekman-Larsson
-Garret Sparks
-Henrik Tornqvist


15-1-2023 Henrik Tornqvist reaches career high !
Henrik Tornqvist marked a new career high in goals with 19 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Dallas Stars on a feed by Luke Martin. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tornqvist, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 44 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 15 assists along with 29 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 44 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 19+15=34 with 29 PIM.


13-1-2023 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 44 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 50 PIM.


13-1-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Garret Sparks is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals. Alex Longthorne is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 44 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 44 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 21 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-1-2023 Miguel Fréchette resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Miguel Fréchette has resumed full training after his injury.

7-1-2023 Miguel Fréchette resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Miguel Fréchette has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-1-2023 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 41 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+7=9 with 50 PIM.


6-1-2023 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 15 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 41 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 41 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 18 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-1-2023 Carolina Hurricanes players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Carolina Hurricanes organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Maxim Nekrasov (RUS)
-Otto Bahnsen (GER)


30-12-2022 Player of the week: Julien Gauthier (R)
NHL has awarded Julien Gauthier (R) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Julien Gauthier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 241 NHL games during his career, notching 61 goals and adding 39 assists along with 267 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 15+8=23 with 39 PIM.


30-12-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Julien Gauthier is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jason Mckenna is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 12 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 38 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Brady Skjei has played 38 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 15 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-12-2022 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CAR and headcoach Bill Peters

30-12-2022 Ville Rasanen injured.
Ville Rasanen of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Toronto Marlies. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, he said as the trainers examined him.

29-12-2022 Ville Rasanen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ville Rasanen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Ville Rasanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 37 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 12 PIM.


29-12-2022 Media praises the Carolina Hurricanes
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters after today's game against the Ottawa Senators. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

23-12-2022 Player of the week: Henrik Tornqvist (R)
NHL has awarded Henrik Tornqvist (R) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tornqvist, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 35 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 14 assists along with 19 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 35 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 15+14=29 with 19 PIM.


23-12-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Luke Martin is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Julien Gauthier is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jason Mckenna is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Olli Juolevi is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 35 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 26 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 35 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 12 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-12-2022 Brady Austin agrees on a contract.
Brady Austin has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

20-12-2022 Miguel Fréchette injured.
Miguel Fréchette of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Binghampton Devils. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . Come on, would you feel good having to miss some two weeks of hockey, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

16-12-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Turcotte is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 31 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 31 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 20 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-12-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Julien Gauthier is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Seth Jones is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Jason Mckenna is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 28 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 17 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-12-2022 Eduard Nakhimovsky injured.
Eduard Nakhimovsky of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he commented from the trainers bench.

2-12-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Luke Martin has played 24 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 24 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 24 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 13 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2022 Jayce Hawryluk resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Jayce Hawryluk has resumed full training after his chest injury.

25-11-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Luke Martin has played 21 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 21 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 21 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 21 games without a goal. Jason Mckenna has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 10 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-11-2022 Teodor Sturdza injured.
Teodor Sturdza of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, he said in a TV interview.

25-11-2022 Eduard Nakhimovsky injured.
Eduard Nakhimovsky of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he commented from the trainers bench.

25-11-2022 Jayce Hawryluk injured.
Jayce Hawryluk of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he said as the trainers examined him.

24-11-2022 Oliver Ekman-Larsson reaches a milestone !
Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Andrei Svechnikov. When you come to play, good things happen, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Sweden, Oliver Ekman-Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 841 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 284 assists along with 365 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+10=13 with 2 PIM.


18-11-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 12 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 18 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 18 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Brady Skjei has played 18 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 18 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-11-2022 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CAR and headcoach Bill Peters

15-11-2022 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CAR and headcoach Bill Peters

11-11-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Jason Mckenna is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Alex Turcotte is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Luke Martin has played 14 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 14 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Brady Skjei has played 14 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 14 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-11-2022 Dave Allaire resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Dave Allaire has resumed full training after his injury.

10-11-2022 Dave Allaire injured.
Dave Allaire of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Stockton Heat. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

4-11-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brady Skjei is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Luke Martin has played 12 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 12 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 12 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-10-2022 Carolina Hurricanes name captain.
Carolina Hurricanes have named Henrik Tornqvist as the captain of the team.

28-10-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Luke Martin is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Jason Mckenna is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Olli Juolevi is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Alex Turcotte is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Sebastien Cardinal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Alex Longthorne has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-10-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Julien Gauthier is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-10-2022 Andre Burakovsky frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Andre Burakovsky feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Sweden, Andre Burakovsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 69 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 5 assists along with 31 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.


14-10-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Jason Mckenna is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-10-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Nichushkin is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Garret Sparks has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-10-2022 Andre Burakovsky frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Andre Burakovsky feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Sweden, Andre Burakovsky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 66 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 4 assists along with 31 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2022 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2022 Danila Karaban agrees on a contract.
Danila Karaban has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-10-2022 Carolina Hurricanes name captain.
Carolina Hurricanes have named Brady Skjei as the captain of the team.

30-9-2022 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
David RittichA-A-B30Calgary Flames
Joonas KorpisaloA-A-B28Winnipeg Jets
Anton ForsbergA-A-B29Columbus Blue Jackets
Semyon VarlamovBBB34Buffalo Sabres
Garret Sparks82818329Carolina Hurricanes
Carey PriceBB-B35Philadelphia Flyers
Alex LyonBBB29New York Islanders
Connor HellebuyckB-B-B29Arizona Coyotes
Tuukka RaskB-B-B-35Boston Bruins
Matthew MurrayB-B-B-28Tampa Bay Lightning
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Victor HedmanA-BA-31Tampa Bay Lightning
Seth Jones75928427Carolina Hurricanes
Miro HeiskanenA-BB23Vancouver Canucks
Aaron EkbladB-A-B26Calgary Flames
Jakob ChychrunBAB24Detroit Red Wings
Rasmus RistolainenB-A-B27Tampa Bay Lightning
John NybergB-A-B26Winnipeg Jets
P.K. SubbanBBB33Toronto Maple Leafs
Erik KarlssonBBB32Pittsburgh Penguins
Thomas ChabotB-AB25New York Rangers
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nikita KucherovABA-29Tampa Bay Lightning
Connor McDavidA-BA-25Edmonton Oilers
Auston MatthewsBBB25Toronto Maple Leafs
Alexander WennbergBA-B28Columbus Blue Jackets
Matthew TkachukA-AB24Calgary Flames
Artemi PanarinA-B-B30Dallas Stars
Anthony ManthaBBB28Nashville Predators
Anze KopitarBB-B35Tampa Bay Lightning
Gabriel LandeskogBB-B-29Colorado Avalanche
Jamie BennA-B-B-33Anaheim Ducks
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyABA-35Colorado Avalanche
Jack EichelA-AA-25Buffalo Sabres
Adam MillerAAA-19Pittsburgh Penguins
Leon DraisaitlBBB26New Jersey Devils
Mark ScheifeleABB29Winnipeg Jets
Sean MonahanBBB27Calgary Flames
Elias LindholmBA-B27Anaheim Ducks
Nathan MacKinnonAA-B27Pittsburgh Penguins
Devin ShoreBBB28Nashville Predators
Aleksander BarkovA-A-B27Edmonton Oilers
RIGHT WING
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David CaseyBA-B19Tampa Bay Lightning
Alex OvechkinAB-B37Philadelphia Flyers
Tyler SeguinABB30Dallas Stars
Patrik LaineBBB24Winnipeg Jets
Vladimir TarasenkoA-B-B30St. Louis Blues
Brendan PerliniB-BB26Ottawa Senators
Patrick KaneAB-B33Edmonton Oilers
Mikko RantanenBBB25Pittsburgh Penguins
Mark StoneA-BB30Tampa Bay Lightning
Jesse PuljujarviBA-B24Chicago Blackhawks


30-9-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-9-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Luke Martin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Julien Gauthier has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eetu Makiniemi hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Valeri Nichushkin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miguel Fréchette has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Garret Sparks hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Teodor Sturdza has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dave Allaire has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eduard Nakhimovsky has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-9-2022 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


18-9-2022 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CAR and headcoach Bill Peters

17-9-2022 Steven Santini frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Steven Santini feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of USA, Steven Santini was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 277 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 60 assists along with 61 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 0 PIM.


16-9-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sebastien Cardinal is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Michael McNiven is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-9-2022 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


9-9-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Santini is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Jason Mckenna is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-9-2022 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


2-9-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes name captain.
Carolina Hurricanes have named Henrik Tornqvist as the captain of the team.

30-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes name captain.
Carolina Hurricanes have named Brady Skjei as the captain of the team.

30-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Alex Ovechkin and TOR's round 2 pick in 2023 to Philadelphia Flyers for Martin Dumas and PHI's round 1 pick in 2023

A native of Canada, Martin Dumas was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 2021 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 576 NHL games during his career, notching 678 goals and adding 39 assists along with 8014 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes name captain.
Carolina Hurricanes have named Alex Ovechkin as the captain of the team.

29-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Aleksi Saarela to Toronto Maple Leafs for TOR's round 2 pick in 2023

29-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Jordan Staal to New Jersey Devils for NJ's round 1 pick in 2023

29-8-2022 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Jake Dotchin to New Jersey Devils for NJ's round 3 pick in 2023

30-6-2022 Training camp preview
Carolina Hurricanes will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Carolina Hurricanes and Charlotte Checkers:
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson D
- Hunter Shinkaruk C
- Jordan Staal L
- Trevor Carrick D
- Aleksi Saarela L
- Roland McKeown D
- Luke Martin D
- Julien Gauthier L
- Max Zimmer L
- Ville Rasanen D
- Brendan De Jong D
- Josh Wesley D
- Hudson Elynuik L
- Eetu Makiniemi G
- Jack LaFontaine G
- Seth Jones D
- Valeri Nichushkin L
- Sebastien Cardinal R
- Henrik Borgstrom C
- Calvin Petersen G
- William Bitten C
- Brady Skjei D
- Steven Santini D
- Nikita Popugaev R
- Jake Dotchin D
- Garret Sparks G
- Pierre Engvall R
- Jason Mckenna R
- Olli Juolevi D
- Alex Ovechkin R
- Andre Burakovsky L
- Jeremie Bucheler D
- Andrei Svechnikov C
- Carl Jakobsson R
- Ryan Hughes C
- Jack Drury L
- Väinö Saarenpää R
- Vladimir Kolnik C
- Zeb Turcotte C
- Michael Gildon L
- Ryder Rolston R
- Alex Longthorne C
- Daniil Apalkov C
- Philip Gogulla L
- Henrik Tornqvist R
- Alex Turcotte C
- Patrick Ruel D
- Zigmund Verba D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Roland McKeown D
- Sebastien Cardinal R
- Nikita Popugaev R
- Garret Sparks G
- Olli Juolevi D
- Ryan Hughes C
- Alex Turcotte C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Hunter Shinkaruk C
- Aleksi Saarela L
- Ville Rasanen D
- Brendan De Jong D
- Seth Jones D
- Calvin Petersen G
- Jason Mckenna R
- Jeremie Bucheler D


30-6-2022 David Marcoux leaves team
David Marcouxs contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2022 Cory Stillman leaves team
Cory Stillmans contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2022 Mark Morris leaves team
Mark Morriss contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2022 Joe Nieuwendyk leaves team
Joe Nieuwendyks contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2022 Steve Smith leaves team
Steve Smiths contract has expired and he has left the team.

25-6-2022 Sebastien Cardinal returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Sebastien Cardinal has returned to the team.

25-6-2022 Jason Mckenna returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Jason Mckenna has returned to the team.

25-6-2022 Carl Jakobsson returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Carl Jakobsson has returned to the team.

25-6-2022 Väinö Saarenpää returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Väinö Saarenpää has returned to the team.

25-6-2022 Alex Longthorne returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Alex Longthorne has returned to the team.

25-6-2022 Patrick Ruel returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Patrick Ruel has returned to the team.

25-6-2022 Zigmund Verba returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Zigmund Verba has returned to the team.

24-6-2022 Max Zimmer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Max Zimmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Max Zimmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2022 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2022 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Hunter Shinkaruk (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Trevor Carrick (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Max Zimmer (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brendan De Jong (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jack LaFontaine (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Calvin Petersen (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-William Bitten (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Nikita Popugaev (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Pierre Engvall (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jeremie Bucheler (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ryan Hughes (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Zeb Turcotte (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Daniil Apalkov (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Philip Gogulla (Charlotte Checkers) UFA


23-6-2022 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-David Marcoux(pro)
-Cory Stillman(pro)
-Mark Morris(farm)
-Joe Nieuwendyk(pro)
-Steve Smith(farm)


21-6-2022 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


21-6-2022 Nikita Popugaev frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Nikita Popugaev feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Nikita Popugaev was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 4th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


20-6-2022 William Bitten frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center William Bitten feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, William Bitten was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 12+21=33 with 20 PIM.


20-6-2022 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $20,500,000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager