9-6-2009 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 26 PIM.


7-6-2009 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 26 PIM.


2-6-2009 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 138 assists along with 347 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+32=38 with 79 PIM.


1-6-2009 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.

30-5-2009 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 239 NHL games during his career, booking 14 career shutouts and allowing 738 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 264 goals on 1913 while booking 5 shutouts.


28-5-2009 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 372 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 92 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+16=18 with 36 PIM.


26-5-2009 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 239 NHL games during his career, booking 14 career shutouts and allowing 738 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 264 goals on 1913 while booking 5 shutouts.


21-5-2009 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 138 assists along with 347 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+32=38 with 79 PIM.


18-5-2009 Brett Carson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Carson 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, Brett Carson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 7+28=35 with 42 PIM.


17-5-2009 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 520 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 205 assists along with 472 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 34+32=66 with 74 PIM.


16-5-2009 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 32+21=53 with 24 PIM.


7-5-2009 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 372 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 92 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+16=18 with 36 PIM.


5-5-2009 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 562 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 111 assists along with 429 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+21=34 with 98 PIM.


1-5-2009 Nick Dodge uncertain about future
Nick Dodge wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

28-4-2009 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 520 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 205 assists along with 472 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 34+32=66 with 74 PIM.


28-4-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Patrik Watson
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young left wing Patrik Watson 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.

Patrik Watson has played 76 games with Seattle Thunderbirds this season, collecting 58+22=80 with 87 PIM.


27-4-2009 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 562 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 111 assists along with 429 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+21=34 with 98 PIM.


27-4-2009 Brett Carson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Carson 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, Brett Carson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 7+28=35 with 42 PIM.


25-4-2009 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 32+21=53 with 24 PIM.


25-4-2009 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 2008-09:

Jack Adams Award
1. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
2. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
3. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Devin Setoguchi, San Jose Sharks
2. Francois Bouchard, Washington Capitals
3. Peter Mueller, Phoenix Coyotes
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. Corey Perry, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2. Mike Fisher, Phoenix Coyotes
3. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta Thrashers
3. Pavol Demitra, Chicago Blackhawks
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. Christian Ehrhoff, San Jose Sharks
2. Nicklas Lidstrom, Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
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. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
3. Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2009 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 239 NHL games during his career, booking 14 career shutouts and allowing 738 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 264 goals on 1913 while booking 5 shutouts.


22-4-2009 Brett Carson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Carson 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, Brett Carson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 82 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 7+28=35 with 42 PIM.


22-4-2009 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 76 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 77 PIM.


20-4-2009 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 409 NHL games during his career, notching 182 goals and adding 252 assists along with 319 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 38+56=94 with 74 PIM.


19-4-2009 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 617 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 193 assists along with 283 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+34=43 with 28 PIM.


18-4-2009 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:

-Frantisek Kaberle (CZE)
-Niclas Wallin (SWE)
-Wayne Simmonds (CZE)
-Justin Krueger (GER)
-Dietet Bloch (SUI)
-Jakub Voracek (CZE)
-Dennis Seidenberg (GER)
-Kevin Shattenkirk (USA)
-Sebastian Erixon (SWE)

Altough invited to the team, the following players refused to participate due to miscellaneous reasons:
-John Grahame(USA)
-Cory Stillman(CAN)
-Josef Vasicek(CZE)
-Craig Adams(CAN)
-David Tanabe(USA)
-Ray Whitney(CAN)
-Scott Walker(CAN)
-Erik Cole(USA)
-Tim Gleason(USA)
-Jack Skille(USA)
-Anton Babchuk(RUS)
-Anson Carter(CAN)
-Eric Staal(CAN)
-Chad LaRose(USA)
-Cam Ward(CAN)


17-4-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Fabrice Paquette
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young goaltender Fabrice Paquette 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.

16-4-2009 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 520 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 205 assists along with 472 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 34+32=66 with 74 PIM.


13-4-2009 Team captain meets with Kyle Turris
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Kyle Turris after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Kyle Turris as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

12-4-2009 Team captain meets with Jakub Voracek
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Jakub Voracek after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jakub Voracek as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

11-4-2009 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 372 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 92 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+16=18 with 36 PIM.


10-4-2009 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 409 NHL games during his career, notching 182 goals and adding 252 assists along with 319 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 38+56=94 with 74 PIM.


9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Erik Cole is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Jack Skille is looking good with 3 points in 1 games last week. Anton Babchuk is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 71 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 34 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-4-2009 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 561 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 111 assists along with 427 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 81 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+21=34 with 96 PIM.


6-4-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-4-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-4-2009 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 76 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 77 PIM.


2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Anson Carter is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 70 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jack Skille has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 33 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-4-2009 Team captain meets with Joe Barnes
Following the team's recent 3-5 win at Los Angeles Kings on 30-3-2009, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Joe Barnes were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

31-3-2009 Stephen Peat resumes full training.
Lowell Lock Monsters right wing Stephen Peat has resumed full training after his injury.

30-3-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-3-2009 Anson Carter reaches career high !
Anson Carter marked a new career high in goals with 34 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Los Angeles Kings on a feed by Jack Skille. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, he pointed out to the gathered press corps.

A native of Canada, Anson Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 854 NHL games during his career, notching 256 goals and adding 291 assists along with 347 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 80 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 34+40=74 with 54 PIM.


28-3-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-3-2009 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, booking 14 career shutouts and allowing 727 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 79 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 253 goals on 1840 while booking 5 shutouts.


26-3-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Craig Adams is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. David Tanabe is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Eric Staal is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 68 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Anson Carter has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jack Skille has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 31 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-3-2009 Vince Bellissimo resumes full training.
Lowell Lock Monsters center Vince Bellissimo has resumed full training after his injury.

26-3-2009 Stephen Peat resumes light training.
Lowell Lock Monsters right wing Stephen Peat has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-3-2009 Craig Adams reaches career high !
Craig Adams marked a new career high in goals with 11 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a feed by Ray Whitney. I just feel so happy now, this comes at a good time for me, he said as his teammates crowded around him.

A native of Canada, Craig Adams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 9th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 430 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 54 assists along with 349 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 11+10=21 with 24 PIM.


26-3-2009 Craig Adams reaches career high !
Craig Adams marked a new career high in points with 22 after scoring in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a feed by Ray Whitney. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Canada, Craig Adams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 9th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 430 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 54 assists along with 349 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 12+10=22 with 24 PIM.


25-3-2009 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 229 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 27 assists along with 149 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 78 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 61 PIM.


24-3-2009 Team captain meets with Ryan Bayda
Following the team's recent 0-1 OT loss against Tampa Bay Lightning on 24-3-2009, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Ryan Bayda were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

23-3-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Alexander Plyuschev
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young center Alexander Plyuschev 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.

Alexander Plyuschev has played 47 games with Severstal Tsherepovets this season, collecting 22+21=43 with 20 PIM.


23-3-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Mat Calvert
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young left wing Mat Calvert 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.

Mat Calvert has played 47 games with Scwenninger Wild Wings this season, collecting 32+14=46 with 66 PIM.


22-3-2009 Kevin Nastiuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Kevin Nastiuk 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, Kevin Nastiuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 3 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 3 goals on 38 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, allowing 5 goals on 53 while booking 0 shutouts.


21-3-2009 Vince Bellissimo resumes light training.
Lowell Lock Monsters center Vince Bellissimo has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

20-3-2009 Anson Carter reaches career high !
Anson Carter marked a new career high in assists with 39 assists after assisting in tonights game against Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Craig Adams. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Anson Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 849 NHL games during his career, notching 254 goals and adding 290 assists along with 347 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 75 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 32+39=71 with 54 PIM.


20-3-2009 Stephen Peat injured.
Stephen Peat of Albany River Rats suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rochester Americans. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Our trainer has assured me this is not serious, but I won't be on my skates for a few weeks anyway, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

19-3-2009 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 201 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 61 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 17+42=59 with 68 PIM.


19-3-2009 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-3-2009 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 75 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 31+20=51 with 24 PIM.


19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Frantisek Kaberle is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Craig Adams is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. David Tanabe is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Erik Cole is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Anton Babchuk is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Joe Barnes is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Kevin Shattenkirk is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-3-2009 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 190 assists along with 281 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+31=39 with 26 PIM.


18-3-2009 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-3-2009 Ryan Bayda reaches career high !
Ryan Bayda marked a new career high in points with 15 after scoring in tonights game against Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by Jakub Voracek. That's one for the books, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 225 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 27 assists along with 149 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 74 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 61 PIM.


18-3-2009 Erik Cole reaches career high !
Erik Cole marked a new career high in goals with 31 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by David Tanabe. We played some good, fundamental hockey tonight. When you do that the goals always follow, the player said in an interview.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 512 NHL games during his career, notching 155 goals and adding 204 assists along with 464 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 74 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 31+31=62 with 66 PIM.


17-3-2009 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 512 NHL games during his career, notching 154 goals and adding 204 assists along with 464 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 74 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 30+31=61 with 66 PIM.


17-3-2009 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 225 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 27 assists along with 149 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 74 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 61 PIM.


15-3-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-3-2009 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 511 NHL games during his career, notching 154 goals and adding 204 assists along with 464 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 73 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 30+31=61 with 66 PIM.


15-3-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Patrik Watson
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young left wing Patrik Watson 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.

Patrik Watson has played 69 games with Seattle Thunderbirds this season, collecting 51+19=70 with 80 PIM.


15-3-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-3-2009 Kevin Nastiuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Kevin Nastiuk 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, Kevin Nastiuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 3 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 3 goals on 38 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Albany River Rats this season, allowing 5 goals on 53 while booking 0 shutouts.


13-3-2009 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 607 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 188 assists along with 281 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+29=37 with 26 PIM.


12-3-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 60 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 36 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 23 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-3-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

10-3-2009 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 606 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 188 assists along with 281 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 7+29=36 with 26 PIM.


10-3-2009 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, booking 13 career shutouts and allowing 704 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 71 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 230 goals on 1641 while booking 4 shutouts.


8-3-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-3-2009 Kevin Nastiuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Kevin Nastiuk 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, Kevin Nastiuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 3 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 3 goals on 38 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Albany River Rats this season, allowing 5 goals on 53 while booking 0 shutouts.


5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Anson Carter is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tim Gleason is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Jack Skille is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Anton Babchuk is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jakub Voracek is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dennis Seidenberg is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Eric Staal is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 59 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 35 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 22 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-3-2009 Ray Whitney reaches career high !
Ray Whitney marked a new career high in goals with 34 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Dennis Seidenberg. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Ray Whitney was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 996 NHL games during his career, notching 320 goals and adding 508 assists along with 491 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 34+40=74 with 62 PIM.


4-3-2009 Anton Babchuk injured.
Anton Babchuk (CAR) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with PL Leblond-Letourneau (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, he commented from the trainers bench.

2-3-2009 Kevin Nastiuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Kevin Nastiuk 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, Kevin Nastiuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 3 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 3 goals on 38 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Albany River Rats this season, allowing 5 goals on 53 while booking 0 shutouts.


1-3-2009 Anson Carter reaches career high !
Anson Carter marked a new career high in points with 66 after scoring in tonights game against Minnesota Wild on a feed by Anton Babchuk. 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 signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Canada, Anson Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 840 NHL games during his career, notching 252 goals and adding 287 assists along with 343 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 66 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 30+36=66 with 50 PIM.


26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Erik Cole is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Anson Carter is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Jack Skille is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Kevin Shattenkirk is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 55 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan Bayda is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Eric Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-2-2009 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 222 NHL games during his career, booking 13 career shutouts and allowing 686 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 65 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 212 goals on 1514 while booking 4 shutouts.


25-2-2009 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 354 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 130 assists along with 337 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 65 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+24=28 with 69 PIM.


24-2-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-2-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-2-2009 Team captain meets with Kevin Nastiuk
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Atlanta Thrashers on 19-2-2009, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Kevin Nastiuk were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

20-2-2009 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 352 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 130 assists along with 337 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 63 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+24=28 with 69 PIM.


19-2-2009 Team captain meets with Ryan Bayda
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Ryan Bayda after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Ryan Bayda as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Frantisek Kaberle is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. David Tanabe is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Erik Cole is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tim Gleason is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Eric Staal is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Cory Stillman has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 28 games without a goal. Kyle Turris is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jakub Voracek is sliding on a 28 game streak without registering a single point. Dennis Seidenberg is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 15 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-2-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Fabrice Paquette
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young goaltender Fabrice Paquette 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.

17-2-2009 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-2-2009 Nicolas Blanchard resumes full training.
Albany River Rats center Nicolas Blanchard has resumed full training after his injury.

16-2-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-2-2009 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 349 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 128 assists along with 331 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 60 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+22=26 with 63 PIM.


12-2-2009 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 59 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 64 PIM.


12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cam Ward is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals. Anson Carter is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Jack Skille is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 48 games without a goal. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Tanabe has played 15 games without a goal. Scott Walker is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Kyle Turris is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Jakub Voracek is sliding on a 24 game streak without registering a single point. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 40 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-2-2009 Nicolas Blanchard resumes light training.
Albany River Rats center Nicolas Blanchard has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

10-2-2009 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 539 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 108 assists along with 397 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+18=26 with 66 PIM.


10-2-2009 Peter Laviolette praises Fabrice Paquette
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Peter Laviolette has praised young goaltender Fabrice Paquette 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.

9-2-2009 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 538 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 108 assists along with 397 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 58 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+18=26 with 66 PIM.


9-2-2009 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 209 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 26 assists along with 129 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 58 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 41 PIM.


9-2-2009 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 184 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 54 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 14+35=49 with 58 PIM.


8-2-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-2-2009 Brett Carson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Carson 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, Brett Carson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 58 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 7+21=28 with 42 PIM.


8-2-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-2-2009 Andrew Hutchinson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrew Hutchinson 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, Andrew Hutchinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 54 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 12 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 30 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 18 PIM.


5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 46 games without a goal. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Tanabe has played 13 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Erik Cole has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 38 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-2-2009 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 384 NHL games during his career, notching 173 goals and adding 238 assists along with 289 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 57 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 29+42=71 with 44 PIM.


2-2-2009 Andrew Hutchinson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrew Hutchinson 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, Andrew Hutchinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 54 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 12 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 29 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 18 PIM.


1-2-2009 Cory Stillman resumes full training.
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Cory Stillman has resumed full training after his knee injury.

31-1-2009 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 536 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 108 assists along with 395 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+18=26 with 64 PIM.


31-1-2009 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 57 goals and adding 182 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+23=29 with 18 PIM.


1-2-2009 Player of the month: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 12 assists for 23 points in 17 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 383 NHL games during his career, notching 173 goals and adding 238 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 56 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 29+42=71 with 42 PIM.


1-2-2009 Board considering budget
The board of owners is considering about increasing your player budget because of your good financial record. If the good financial record is kept until the end of the season, your player budget might be increased.

31-1-2009 Nicolas Blanchard injured.
Nicolas Blanchard of Albany River Rats suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . When you've gone as long as I have without injuries these things are hard to accept, but it's all part of the game, he commented to the press.

31-1-2009 Vince Bellissimo injured.
Vince Bellissimo of Albany River Rats suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . Last time I was injured in that area I came back too soon. I'm not going to come back until I'm able to go 100%, he said after the game in the dressing room.

30-1-2009 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 181 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 53 assists along with 118 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 55 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 14+34=48 with 58 PIM.


29-1-2009 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 492 NHL games during his career, notching 144 goals and adding 199 assists along with 434 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 54 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 20+26=46 with 36 PIM.


29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Craig Adams is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Anton Babchuk is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Eric Staal is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 43 games without a goal. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Tanabe has played 10 games without a goal. Ray Whitney has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 35 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Cory Stillman remains sidelined with knee injury.



27-1-2009 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 53 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 24 PIM.


27-1-2009 Team captain meets with Kyle Turris
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Florida Panthers on 26-1-2009, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Kyle Turris were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

27-1-2009 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 380 NHL games during his career, notching 172 goals and adding 236 assists along with 283 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 53 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 28+40=68 with 38 PIM.


27-1-2009 Cory Stillman resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Cory Stillman has resumed light training after his knee injury and is listed day to day.

26-1-2009 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 588 NHL games during his career, notching 57 goals and adding 181 assists along with 271 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+22=28 with 16 PIM.


26-1-2009 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 53 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 24 PIM.


25-1-2009 Brett Carson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Carson 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, Brett Carson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 52 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 7+18=25 with 42 PIM.


24-1-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-1-2009 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 52 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 24 PIM.


24-1-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Erik Cole is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Anson Carter is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jack Skille is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Anton Babchuk is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 40 games without a goal. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 32 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Cory Stillman remains sidelined with knee injury.



18-1-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-1-2009 Carolina Hurricanes players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Carolina Hurricanes were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Anton Babchuk
-Eric Staal


18-1-2009 Ray Whitney reaches a milestone !
Ray Whitney notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Eric Staal. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter..

A native of Canada, Ray Whitney was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 975 NHL games during his career, notching 311 goals and adding 500 assists along with 467 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 48 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 25+32=57 with 38 PIM.


18-1-2009 Cory Stillman injured.
Cory Stillman (CAR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Rick Nash (CBS). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I wish I could contribute, but I'll be out of action for awhile. Hopefully some of the others can step up their play a bit in the meantime, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

17-1-2009 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 48 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 25+14=39 with 14 PIM.


16-1-2009 Mike Angelidis resumes full training.
Albany River Rats left wing Mike Angelidis has resumed full training after his injury.

15-1-2009 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 46 assists along with 116 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 48 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 12+27=39 with 56 PIM.


15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Eric Staal is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 37 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 17 goals in 4 games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 29 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-1-2009 Mike Angelidis injured.
Mike Angelidis of Albany River Rats suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he said as the trainers examined him.

12-1-2009 Team captain meets with Frantisek Kaberle
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Frantisek Kaberle after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Frantisek Kaberle as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

11-1-2009 Frantisek Kaberle speaks up.
Frantisek Kaberle is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-1-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-1-2009 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 46 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 23+14=37 with 14 PIM.


10-1-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

10-1-2009 P.J. Fenton resumes full training.
Albany River Rats left wing P.J. Fenton has resumed full training after his injury.

9-1-2009 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 196 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 24 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 35 PIM.


9-1-2009 Eric Staal reaches a milestone !
Eric Staal scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Cory Stillman. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 168 goals and adding 232 assists along with 279 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 44 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 24+36=60 with 34 PIM.


8-1-2009 Player of the week: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 6 assists for 11 points in 5 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 232 assists along with 277 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 44 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 23+36=59 with 32 PIM.


8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Frantisek Kaberle is looking steady with 3 points in 5 games last week. Cory Stillman is looking steady with 3 points in 5 games last week. Josef Vasicek is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. David Tanabe is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Ray Whitney is looking steady with 3 points in 5 games last week. Erik Cole is looking steady with 3 points in 5 games last week. Anson Carter is looking steady with 3 points in 5 games last week. Tim Gleason is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week. Anton Babchuk is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Eric Staal is looking good with 11 points in 5 games last week. Kevin Shattenkirk is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week.

Who's cold

Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 43 games without a goal. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 25 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Ryan Bayda remains sidelined with groin injury.



8-1-2009 Ryan Bayda injured.
Ryan Bayda (CAR) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Owen Nolan (ARI). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he said after the game in the dressing room.

7-1-2009 Team captain meets with Kevin Nastiuk
Following the team's recent 5-3 win against New Jersey Devils on 6-1-2009, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Kevin Nastiuk were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

5-1-2009 P.J. Fenton resumes light training.
Albany River Rats left wing P.J. Fenton has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

5-1-2009 Jack Skille reaches career high !
Jack Skille marked a new career high in goals with 15 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by Anson Carter. This is an unbeliveable feeling, i don't know what else to say, the player said in an interview.

A native of USA, Jack Skille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 97 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 50 assists along with 111 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 41 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 15+26=41 with 50 PIM.


5-1-2009 P.J. Fenton injured.
P.J. Fenton of Albany River Rats suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. 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, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

3-1-2009 Nicolas Blanchard resumes full training.
Albany River Rats center Nicolas Blanchard has resumed full training after his injury.

2-1-2009 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-1-2009 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-1-2009 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:

-Dietet Bloch (SUI)
-Mikko Hakonen (FIN)
-Marcus Bengtsson (SWE)
-Stefan Chaput (CAN)
-Sebastian Erixon (SWE)


2-1-2009 Nicolas Blanchard injured.
Nicolas Blanchard of Lowell Lock Monsters suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. 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 said in a TV interview.

1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Ray Whitney is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Erik Cole is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Anson Carter is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Staal is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 28 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 38 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-12-2008 Cory Stillman reaches a milestone !
Cory Stillman notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Eric Staal. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Cory Stillman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 905 NHL games during his career, notching 259 goals and adding 400 assists along with 548 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+22=31 with 24 PIM.


30-12-2008 Ray Whitney reaches a milestone !
Ray Whitney scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Cory Stillman. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Ray Whitney was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 965 NHL games during his career, notching 305 goals and adding 495 assists along with 461 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 19+27=46 with 32 PIM.


28-12-2008 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 38 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 36 PIM.


28-12-2008 Team captain meets with Kyle Turris
Following the team's recent 3-4 win at Florida Panthers on 28-12-2008, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Kyle Turris were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

28-12-2008 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-12-2008 Jack Skille reaches career high !
Jack Skille marked a new career high in points with 39 after assisting in tonights game against Florida Panthers on a goal by Erik Cole. It is just part of my job, were his words after the game..

A native of USA, Jack Skille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 50 assists along with 103 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 37 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+26=39 with 42 PIM.


26-12-2008 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 572 NHL games during his career, notching 56 goals and adding 174 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 37 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+15=20 with 8 PIM.


26-12-2008 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 37 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 36 PIM.


25-12-2008 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 363 NHL games during his career, notching 159 goals and adding 223 assists along with 265 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 36 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 15+27=42 with 20 PIM.


25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Josef Vasicek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Eric Staal is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 25 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 35 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-12-2008 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 571 NHL games during his career, notching 56 goals and adding 174 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 36 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+15=20 with 8 PIM.


22-12-2008 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 161 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 37 assists along with 100 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 35 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+18=27 with 40 PIM.


22-12-2008 Jack Skille reaches career high !
Jack Skille marked a new career high in assists with 25 assists after assisting in tonights game against Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Josef Vasicek. I'm just happy to contribute, he said after the game.

A native of USA, Jack Skille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 90 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 49 assists along with 101 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 10+25=35 with 40 PIM.


20-12-2008 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 185 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 22 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 34 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 29 PIM.


19-12-2008 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-12-2008 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 322 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 118 assists along with 294 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+12=16 with 26 PIM.


18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Erik Cole is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Anson Carter is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week. Jack Skille is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 22 games without a goal. Cory Stillman has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 32 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-12-2008 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 322 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 118 assists along with 294 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+12=16 with 26 PIM.


17-12-2008 Ray Whitney reaches a milestone !
Ray Whitney scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a feed by David Tanabe. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Ray Whitney was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 959 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 492 assists along with 457 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 32 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 14+24=38 with 28 PIM.


13-12-2008 Team captain meets with Ryan Bayda
Following the team's recent 5-6 OT loss against Atlanta Thrashers on 13-12-2008, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Ryan Bayda were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

12-12-2008 Team captain meets with Kevin Nastiuk
Following the team's recent 5-3 loss at Anaheim Mighty Ducks on 12-12-2008, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Kevin Nastiuk did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Scott Walker

11-12-2008 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 29 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 15+8=23 with 14 PIM.


11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Josef Vasicek is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. David Tanabe is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jack Skille is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 18 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 28 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-12-2008 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-12-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

7-12-2008 Team captain meets with Anson Carter
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Anson Carter after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Anson Carter as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

6-12-2008 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-12-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Cam Ward is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Anson Carter is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Anton Babchuk is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Eric Staal is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 16 games without a goal. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Erik Cole has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 26 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 13 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-12-2008 Anton Babchuk reaches career high !
Anton Babchuk marked a new career high in goals with 6 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Detroit Red Wings on a feed by Tim Gleason. Yes I'm happy, who wouldn't be, he commented to the media.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 152 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 33 assists along with 84 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+14=20 with 24 PIM.


1-12-2008 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-12-2008 Team captain meets with Kevin Nastiuk
Following the team's recent 1-2 win at Calgary Flames on 1-12-2008, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Kevin Nastiuk were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Scott Walker

1-12-2008 Anson Carter reaches a milestone !
Anson Carter scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Jack Skille. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Anson Carter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 799 NHL games during his career, notching 234 goals and adding 266 assists along with 319 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 25 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 26 PIM.


30-11-2008 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 33 assists along with 84 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 24 PIM.


30-11-2008 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-11-2008 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 25 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 8 PIM.


29-11-2008 Brett Carson uncertain about future
Brett Carson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-11-2008 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 315 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 80 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 12 PIM.


27-11-2008 Jakub Voracek speaks up.
Jakub Voracek is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Frantisek Kaberle is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Erik Cole is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Anson Carter is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Tim Gleason is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Eric Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Cory Stillman has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ray Whitney is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Kevin Shattenkirk has played 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2008 Brad Zancanaro resumes full training.
Lowell Lock Monsters center Brad Zancanaro has resumed full training after his injury.

25-11-2008 David Tanabe frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman David Tanabe 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, David Tanabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 559 NHL games during his career, notching 53 goals and adding 169 assists along with 259 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 4 PIM.


25-11-2008 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 313 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 114 assists along with 284 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 16 PIM.


25-11-2008 Team captain meets with Joe Barnes
Following the team's recent 0-1 win at Florida Panthers on 25-11-2008, Carolina Hurricanes captain Scott Walker and Joe Barnes did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Scott Walker

25-11-2008 Team captain meets with Kevin Shattenkirk
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Kevin Shattenkirk after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Kevin Shattenkirk as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

22-11-2008 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 179 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 556 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 22 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 82 goals on 527 while booking 0 shutouts.


21-11-2008 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 312 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 80 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 22 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 12 PIM.


21-11-2008 Brad Zancanaro resumes light training.
Lowell Lock Monsters center Brad Zancanaro has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

21-11-2008 Anton Babchuk reaches career high !
Anton Babchuk marked a new career high in assists with 13 assists after assisting in tonights game against Dallas Stars on a goal by Eric Staal. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, was all he could say after the game.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 147 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 32 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 21 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+13=18 with 20 PIM.


20-11-2008 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 172 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 20 assists along with 105 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 21 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 17 PIM.


20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. David Tanabe is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Erik Cole is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Anson Carter is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Frantisek Kaberle has played 10 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 19 goals in 4 games. Ryan Bayda is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-11-2008 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 309 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 79 assists along with 138 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 8 PIM.


15-11-2008 Anton Babchuk reaches career high !
Anton Babchuk marked a new career high in points with 16 after assisting in tonights game against New Jersey Devils on a goal by Anson Carter. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 144 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 31 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+12=16 with 18 PIM.


13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Josef Vasicek is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Ray Whitney is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Erik Cole is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Anson Carter is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Tim Gleason is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jack Skille is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Anton Babchuk is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Eric Staal is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Barnes has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-11-2008 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 143 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 30 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+11=15 with 16 PIM.


10-11-2008 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-11-2008 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 15 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 21 PIM.


8-11-2008 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-11-2008 Andrew Hutchinson resumes full training.
Lowell Lock Monsters defenseman Andrew Hutchinson has resumed full training after his injury.

7-11-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Ray Whitney is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Eric Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Kevin Shattenkirk is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Tanabe has played 14 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2008 Andrew Hutchinson injured.
Andrew Hutchinson of Lowell Lock Monsters suffered abdomen injury during tonights minorleague game against the Louisville Panthers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, he said in a TV interview.

3-11-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-11-2008 Brad Zancanaro injured.
Brad Zancanaro of Lowell Lock Monsters suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . It hurts, I admit, but I just have to take it like a man, he commented from the trainers bench.

1-11-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

31-10-2008 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 491 NHL games during his career, notching 76 goals and adding 91 assists along with 341 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 11 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 10 PIM.


30-10-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-10-2008 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 338 NHL games during his career, notching 147 goals and adding 206 assists along with 247 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 11 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+10=13 with 2 PIM.


30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Frantisek Kaberle is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Ray Whitney is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Anson Carter is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Staal is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Joe Barnes is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Tanabe has played 11 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-10-2008 Scott Walker speaks up.
Scott Walker is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-10-2008 Kyle Turris speaks up.
Kyle Turris is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ray Whitney is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Erik Cole is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Anson Carter is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Jack Skille is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jakub Voracek has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Nastiuk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-10-2008 Nicolas Blanchard resumes full training.
Lowell Lock Monsters center Nicolas Blanchard has resumed full training after his injury.

20-10-2008 Team captain meets with Josef Vasicek
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Josef Vasicek after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Josef Vasicek as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

20-10-2008 Nicolas Blanchard injured.
Nicolas Blanchard of Lowell Lock Monsters suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Worcester Icecats. 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 said when he was taken off the ice.

17-10-2008 Stephen Peat resumes full training.
Albany River Rats right wing Stephen Peat has resumed full training after his injury.

16-10-2008 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 295 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 77 assists along with 136 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 6 PIM.


16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Anton Babchuk is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Eric Staal is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Cory Stillman has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Jack Skille has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kevin Shattenkirk is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-10-2008 Stephen Peat injured.
Stephen Peat of Albany River Rats suffered knee injury during tonights minorleague game against the Binghamton Senators. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

15-10-2008 Team captain meets with Kevin Shattenkirk
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Kevin Shattenkirk after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Kevin Shattenkirk as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

14-10-2008 Team captain meets with Josef Vasicek
Team captain Scott Walker called a short meeting with Josef Vasicek after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Josef Vasicek as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

14-10-2008 Anton Babchuk injured.
Anton Babchuk (CAR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Boris Valabik (ATL). 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 before being taken away for x-rays.

13-10-2008 Andrew Hutchinson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrew Hutchinson 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, Andrew Hutchinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 54 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 12 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 3 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2008 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 292 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 106 assists along with 274 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 6 PIM.


13-10-2008 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 129 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 22 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 6 PIM.


13-10-2008 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 293 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 77 assists along with 130 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


13-10-2008 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 330 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 198 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2008 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 330 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 198 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Erik Cole is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-10-2008 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 329 NHL games during his career, notching 144 goals and adding 198 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


8-10-2008 Erik Cole reaches a milestone !
Erik Cole scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Kevin Shattenkirk. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, was his only comment for the media..

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 439 NHL games during his career, notching 126 goals and adding 174 assists along with 400 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


7-10-2008 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 481 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 90 assists along with 331 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 1 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


6-10-2008 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 1 games with the Albany River Rats this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


5-10-2008 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 127 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 20 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


4-10-2008 Anton Babchuk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Anton Babchuk 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 minor league player.

A native of Russia, Anton Babchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 126 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 19 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2008 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 480 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 90 assists along with 331 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2008 Andrew Hutchinson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrew Hutchinson 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, Andrew Hutchinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 54 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 12 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2008 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.



30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


27-9-2008 Josef Vasicek frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Josef Vasicek 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 minor league player.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 488 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 90 assists along with 335 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 8 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 4 PIM.


25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

John Grahame hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Josef Vasicek has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. P.J. Fenton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bobby Nadeau hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-9-2008 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 445 NHL games during his career, notching 125 goals and adding 176 assists along with 404 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 6 PIM.


22-9-2008 Casey Borer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Casey Borer 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, Casey Borer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


20-9-2008 Cam Ward frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cam Ward was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 162 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 491 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 5 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 17 goals on 115 while booking 0 shutouts.


18-9-2008 Erik Cole frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 443 NHL games during his career, notching 125 goals and adding 176 assists along with 404 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 6 PIM.


18-9-2008 Player of the week: Cory Stillman (R)
NHL has awarded Cory Stillman (R) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Cory Stillman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 872 NHL games during his career, notching 255 goals and adding 381 assists along with 524 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 0 PIM.


18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cory Stillman is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Ray Whitney is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Erik Cole is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Anson Carter is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jakub Voracek is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Eric Staal is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

John Grahame hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Craig Adams has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Cam Ward has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Ryan Bayda has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kyle Turris has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jakub Vojta has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. P.J. Fenton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bobby Nadeau hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-9-2008 Andrew Hutchinson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrew Hutchinson 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, Andrew Hutchinson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 54 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 12 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


13-9-2008 Chad LaRose frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose 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, Chad LaRose, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 12 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ray Whitney 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

Ryan Bayda remains sidelined with head injury.



9-9-2008 Dennis Seidenberg frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dennis Seidenberg 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 minor league player.

A native of Germany, Dennis Seidenberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 292 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 78 assists along with 130 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


9-9-2008 Ryan Bayda resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda has resumed light training after his head injury and is listed day to day.

9-9-2008 Ryan Bayda injured.
Ryan Bayda (CAR) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Barret Jackman (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Sometimes when you give it 110%, the other player gives it right back to you. I'll still be practicing with the team, and may be back in time for the next home stand, he commented to the media.

6-9-2008 Kyle Turris resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes center Kyle Turris has resumed light training after his knee injury and is listed day to day.

6-9-2008 Kyle Turris injured.
Kyle Turris (CAR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Adam Pineault (CBS). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. It's a team game alright, I guess I just won't be part of this team for a few games, he said as the trainers examined him.

4-9-2008 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.



2-9-2008 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 18 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


1-9-2008 Eric Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal 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 minor league player.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 327 NHL games during his career, notching 144 goals and adding 196 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-8-2008 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 289 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 106 assists along with 268 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2008 Casey Borer uncertain about future
Casey Borer wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2008 Ryan Bayda frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Ryan Bayda 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, Ryan Bayda was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 18 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2008 Kevin Nastiuk uncertain about future
Kevin Nastiuk wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2008 P.J. Fenton uncertain about future
P.J. Fenton wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2008 Bret Hedican retires
Bret Hedican has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2008 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 Albany River Rats:
- John Grahame G
- Frantisek Kaberle D
- Cory Stillman R
- Josef Vasicek L
- Craig Adams R
- Niclas Wallin D
- David Tanabe D
- Ray Whitney L
- Scott Walker R
- Wayne Simmonds L
- Daniel Manzato G
- Erik Cole L
- P.J. Martin D
- Kevin Estrada R
- Brad Parsons C
- Craig Kowalski G
- Steve Saviano C
- Cam Ward G
- Nicolas Blanchard C
- Vince Bellissimo C
- Andrew Hutchinson D
- Mike Commodore D
- Jesse Boulerice L
- Tyson Strachan D
- Keith Aucoin C
- Nick Dodge R
- Casey Borer D
- Jason Spence L
- Brett Carson D
- Justin Peters G
- Stephen Peat R
- Anson Carter C
- Trevor Letowski R
- Ryan Bayda L
- Chris Dyment D
- Scott Kelman C
- Tim Gleason D
- Jack Skille R
- Kyle Turris C
- Anton Babchuk D
- David Gove C
- Jakub Voracek R
- Dennis Seidenberg D
- Bill Kinkel L
- Mike Angelidis L
- Brad Zancanaro C
- Pat Dwyer R
- Eric Staal C
- Mark Flood D
- Kevin Nastiuk G
- Matej Trojovsky D
- Graham Belak L
- J.D. Forrest D
- Chad LaRose R
- Jakub Vojta D
- Joe Barnes C
- P.J. Fenton L
- Bobby Nadeau G
- Kevin Shattenkirk D

Players reporting out of shape:
- P.J. Martin D
- Vince Bellissimo C
- Jesse Boulerice L
- Keith Aucoin C
- Nick Dodge R
- Stephen Peat R
- Ryan Bayda L
- Chris Dyment D
- Scott Kelman C
- Kyle Turris C
- Kevin Nastiuk G
- Graham Belak L
- Chad LaRose R
- Jakub Vojta D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Wayne Simmonds L
- Craig Kowalski G
- Tim Gleason D
- Jack Skille R
- Jakub Voracek R
- Eric Staal C
- Matej Trojovsky D
- J.D. Forrest D
- Bobby Nadeau G
- Kevin Shattenkirk D


30-6-2008 Jason Karmanos leaves team
Jason Karmanoss contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Jim Rutherford leaves team
Jim Rutherfords contract has expired and he has left the team.

27-6-2008 Stephen Peat frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Stephen Peat 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, Stephen Peat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 130 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 2 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


27-6-2008 Mike Angelidis uncertain about future
Mike Angelidis wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

25-6-2008 Wayne Simmonds returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Wayne Simmonds has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Mike Commodore frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Mike Commodore 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, Mike Commodore was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 147 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 16 assists along with 226 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2008 Kyle Turris returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Kyle Turris has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Jakub Voracek returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Jakub Voracek has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Jakub Vojta returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Jakub Vojta has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 P.J. Fenton returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that P.J. Fenton has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Bobby Nadeau returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Bobby Nadeau has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Kevin Shattenkirk returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Kevin Shattenkirk has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Bret Hedican (Albany River Rats) UFA
-Mike Commodore (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Keith Aucoin (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-David Gove (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Graham Belak (Albany River Rats) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jason Karmanos(pro)
-Jim Rutherford(pro)


20-6-2008 Tim Gleason frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 289 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 106 assists along with 268 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 7+40=47 with 83 PIM.


20-6-2008 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $8 700 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $8 700 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager