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