22-4-2020 Nick Paul frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Nick Paul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Nick Paul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 115 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 19 assists along with 31 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 26 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM. He has also played 21 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 8+5=13 with 0 PIM.


20-4-2020 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 74 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 8 PIM.


18-4-2020 Alex Turcotte resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Alex Turcotte has resumed full training after his injury.

17-4-2020 Player of the week: Garret Sparks (G)
NHL has awarded Garret Sparks (G) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 4 wins and allowed 3 goals in 4 games last week. He also had 1 shutout.

A native of USA, Garret Sparks was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, booking 7 career shutouts and allowing 147 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 62 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 98 goals on 1005 while booking 6 shutouts.


17-4-2020 Playoff news
Carolina Hurricanes have won their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

17-4-2020 Gabriel Vilardi injured.
Gabriel Vilardi (CAR) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Martin Marincin (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. This comes at a really bad time for us, but all I can do follow the rehab program and try to get back into the lineup as soon as possible, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

13-4-2020 Alex Turcotte resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers center Alex Turcotte has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

12-4-2020 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 73 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 3+11=14 with 10 PIM.


11-4-2020 Jordan Staal resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal has resumed light training after his chest injury and is listed day to day.

11-4-2020 Jordan Staal injured.
Jordan Staal (CAR) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with John Tavares (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Doctors said that I should be back in a week or so, were his words after the game.

10-4-2020 Topi Nättinen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Topi Nättinen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Topi Nättinen, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 26 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 12 PIM.


10-4-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 22 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 27 game streak without registering a single point. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Henrik Tornqvist remains sidelined with injury.



9-4-2020 Playoff series preview
Carolina Hurricanes will start at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round clash. On paper, the Carolina Hurricanes seem to have an advantage over the Toronto Maple Leafs and should have little trouble winning the series.

Carolina Hurricanes injuries: Henrik Tornqvist remains sidelined with injury.

Toronto Maple Leafs injuries: Cam Fowler remains sidelined with abdomen injury. Nathan Horton remains sidelined with injury.

Prediction: Carolina Hurricanes wins the series 4-0.



5-4-2020 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 78 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 13+9=22 with 10 PIM.


3-4-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Seth Jones is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Olli Juolevi is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 20 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Brett Ritchie has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 27 game streak without registering a single point. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Henrik Tornqvist remains sidelined with injury.



3-4-2020 Alex Turcotte injured.
Alex Turcotte of Charlotte Checkers suffered head injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . This comes at a really bad time for us, but all I can do follow the rehab program and try to get back into the lineup as soon as possible, he commented to the media.

1-4-2020 William Lagesson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman William Lagesson 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 Sweden, William Lagesson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 13 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


30-3-2020 Team captain meets with Alex Nedeljkovic
Following the team's recent 4-2 win against Tampa Bay Lightning on 30-3-2020, Carolina Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal and Alex Nedeljkovic did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jordan Staal

30-3-2020 Luke Stevens frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Luke Stevens 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, Luke Stevens was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 50 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 4 PIM.


30-3-2020 Steven Santini speaks up.
Steven Santini is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-3-2020 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 68 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 8 PIM.


27-3-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Gabriel Vilardi is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals. Olli Juolevi is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 16 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Seth Jones has played 48 games without a goal. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Nick Paul is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 25 game streak without registering a single point. Brett Connolly has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Henrik Tornqvist remains sidelined with injury.



26-3-2020 William Lagesson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman William Lagesson 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 Sweden, William Lagesson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 11 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


26-3-2020 Jeremie Bucheler resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Jeremie Bucheler has resumed full training after his injury.

21-3-2020 Jeremie Bucheler resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Jeremie Bucheler has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

21-3-2020 Jeremie Bucheler injured.
Jeremie Bucheler of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Laval Rocket. 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 commented to the press.

20-3-2020 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 65 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 3+10=13 with 10 PIM.


20-3-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 14 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 46 games without a goal. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Nick Paul is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 22 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 23 game streak without registering a single point. Brett Connolly has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Henrik Tornqvist remains sidelined with injury.



18-3-2020 Aleksi Saarela frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Aleksi Saarela feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aleksi Saarela was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 73 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 17+17=34 with 16 PIM.


18-3-2020 Team captain meets with Alex Nedeljkovic
Team captain Jordan Staal called a short meeting with Alex Nedeljkovic after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Alex Nedeljkovic 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.

17-3-2020 Korbinian Holzer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Korbinian Holzer 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 Germany, Korbinian Holzer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 191 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 36 assists along with 119 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 72 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 4+21=25 with 31 PIM.


16-3-2020 Lucas Wallmark frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Lucas Wallmark feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Lucas Wallmark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 10 PIM. He has also played 39 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 10+27=37 with 4 PIM.


16-3-2020 Paul Maurice praises Sebastien Tremblay
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice has praised young center Sebastien Tremblay 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.

Sebastien Tremblay has played 71 games with Moncton Wildcats this season, collecting 42+31=73 with 28 PIM.


15-3-2020 Josh Wesley resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Josh Wesley has resumed full training after his injury.

14-3-2020 Valeri Nichushkin reaches career high !
Valeri Nichushkin marked a new career high in goals with 19 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Andrei Svechnikov. I'm just happy to be playing the game, were his words after the game.

A native of Russia, Valeri Nichushkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 315 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 76 assists along with 59 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 70 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 19+13=32 with 0 PIM.


13-3-2020 Aleksi Saarela frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Aleksi Saarela feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aleksi Saarela was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 70 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 14+17=31 with 16 PIM.


13-3-2020 Zach Stepan frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Zach Stepan 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, Zach Stepan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 25 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 4 PIM.


13-3-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Korbinian Holzer has played 36 games without a goal. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 15 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 10 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Boone Jenner is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Seth Jones has played 42 games without a goal. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brett Ritchie has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 18 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-3-2020 Josh Wesley injured.
Josh Wesley of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolf Pack. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

10-3-2020 William Lagesson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman William Lagesson 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 Sweden, William Lagesson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 4 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


6-3-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Garret Sparks is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Korbinian Holzer has played 33 games without a goal. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 12 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Boone Jenner is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Seth Jones has played 39 games without a goal. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 15 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-3-2020 Lucas Wallmark frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Lucas Wallmark feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Lucas Wallmark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 10 PIM. He has also played 32 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 7+23=30 with 4 PIM.


1-3-2020 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 56 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 3+8=11 with 10 PIM.


1-3-2020 Cameron Askew resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Cameron Askew has resumed full training after his injury.

29-2-2020 Blake Heinrich interviewed in paper
Blake Heinrich was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Anaheim Ducks to Carolina Hurricanes. I'm sorry to have to go, this is a great sports town, and I was very involved in the community. This is something I'll have to discuss with my agent and family for a few days before any further comment, he told us after being contacted at home.

29-2-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Nicolas Roy to Anaheim Ducks for Blake Heinrich

29-2-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Trevor van Riemsdyk, Logan Stanley and PIT's round 1 pick in 2020 to Columbus Blue Jackets for Korbinian Holzer and STL's round 2 pick in 2020

A native of Germany, Korbinian Holzer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 183 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 36 assists along with 108 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 64 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+21=23 with 20 PIM.

A native of USA, Trevor van Riemsdyk, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 278 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 44 assists along with 68 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 38 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Logan Stanley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 65 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+16=17 with 22 PIM.


29-2-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded STL's round 2 pick in 2020 to New Jersey Devils for Martin Hanzal

A native of Czech, Martin Hanzal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 773 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 234 assists along with 615 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 63 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 13+12=25 with 44 PIM.


28-2-2020 Brayden McNabb speaks up.
Brayden McNabb is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-2-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brett Ritchie is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Brett Connolly is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 10 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Boone Jenner is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Seth Jones has played 37 games without a goal. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Garret Sparks hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 13 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-2-2020 Cameron Askew injured.
Cameron Askew of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

21-2-2020 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 56 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 6 PIM.


21-2-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

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

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 33 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-2-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Eetu Luostarinen and CGY's round 2 pick in 2020 to Anaheim Ducks for Gabriel Vilardi and ANA's round 5 pick in 2021

20-2-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Brett Pesce, Morgan Geekie and Denis Gurianov to New Jersey Devils for Steven Santini, Nikita Popugaev and WSH's round 2 pick in 2021

17-2-2020 Lucas Wallmark frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Lucas Wallmark feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Lucas Wallmark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 10 PIM. He has also played 31 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 7+23=30 with 4 PIM.


15-2-2020 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 55 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 10+8=18 with 10 PIM.


15-2-2020 Zeb Turcotte resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers right wing Zeb Turcotte has resumed full training after his injury.

14-2-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andre Burakovsky is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Eetu Luostarinen has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 30 games without a goal. Denis Gurianov has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-2-2020 Zach Stepan frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Zach Stepan 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, Zach Stepan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 15 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


11-2-2020 Stanislav Galiev agrees on a contract.
Stanislav Galiev has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

11-2-2020 Luke Stevens uncertain about future
Luke Stevens wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

10-2-2020 Zeb Turcotte resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers right wing Zeb Turcotte has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

10-2-2020 Jordan Staal reaches a milestone !
Jordan Staal notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Winnipeg Jets on a goal by Brett Ritchie. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 903 NHL games during his career, notching 220 goals and adding 300 assists along with 439 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 57 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 11+23=34 with 28 PIM.


8-2-2020 Aleksi Saarela frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Aleksi Saarela feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aleksi Saarela was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 56 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 12+11=23 with 6 PIM.


8-2-2020 Alex Turcotte resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers right wing Alex Turcotte has resumed full training after his injury.

7-2-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Alex Nedeljkovic is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals.

Who's cold

Eetu Luostarinen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 28 games without a goal. Denis Gurianov has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-2-2020 Media praises the Carolina Hurricanes
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Carolina Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice after today's game against the Colorado Avalanche. This brings their current streak to 10 games undefeated.

7-2-2020 Alex Turcotte injured.
Alex Turcotte of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the San Antonio Rampage. 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 quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

6-2-2020 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 46 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 10 PIM.


6-2-2020 Nicolas Roy resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Nicolas Roy has resumed full training after his injury.

5-2-2020 Nicolas Roy uncertain about future
Nicolas Roy wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

4-2-2020 Zeb Turcotte injured.
Zeb Turcotte of Charlotte Checkers suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the Tucson Roadrunners. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Well, there's not much I can say, it happens, he said after the game.

4-2-2020 Nicolas Roy injured.
Nicolas Roy of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Tucson Roadrunners. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he commented to the press.

2-2-2020 Zach Stepan frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Zach Stepan 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, Zach Stepan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 15 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


31-1-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Victor Rask is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 13 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Trevor van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Eetu Luostarinen is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Seth Jones has played 26 games without a goal. Denis Gurianov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-2-2020 Rookie of the month: Garret Sparks (G)
NHL has awarded Garret Sparks (G) of Carolina Hurricanes as Rookie Of The Month He registered 10 wins and allowed 23 goals in 16 games last month.

A native of USA, Garret Sparks was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 62 NHL games during his career, booking 6 career shutouts and allowing 119 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 45 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 70 goals on 721 while booking 5 shutouts.


31-1-2020 Noah Carroll released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Noah Carroll to free agency.

31-1-2020 Spencer Smallman released.
Carolina Hurricanes released Spencer Smallman to free agency.

31-1-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Michael Ferland and CAR's round 1 pick in 2021 to Washington Capitals for Brett Connolly and WSH's round 1 pick in 2021

A native of Canada, Brett Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 410 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 58 assists along with 172 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 52 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 8+7=15 with 14 PIM.

A native of Canada, Michael Ferland was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 5th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 298 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 58 assists along with 138 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 43 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+5=14 with 21 PIM.


30-1-2020 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 44 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 10 PIM.


30-1-2020 Media praises the Carolina Hurricanes
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Carolina Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice after today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

29-1-2020 Aleksi Saarela frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Aleksi Saarela feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aleksi Saarela was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 52 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 6 PIM.


24-1-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Julien Gauthier is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Michael Ferland has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 19 games without a goal. Brett Pesce is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Eetu Luostarinen has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 22 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brayden McNabb is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with ankle injury.



24-1-2020 Brett Ritchie injured.
Brett Ritchie (CAR) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Derek Forbort (WSH). 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 said while limping toward the dressing room.

20-1-2020 Brayden McNabb speaks up.
Brayden McNabb is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

20-1-2020 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Marcus Foligno to Calgary Flames for CGY's round 2 pick in 2020

A native of USA, Marcus Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 445 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 81 assists along with 364 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 10 PIM.


20-1-2020 Jordan Staal injured.
Jordan Staal (CAR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Pavel Zacha (PHI). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It is just a minor bump, he said to the press.

18-1-2020 Carolina Hurricanes players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Carolina Hurricanes were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Oliver Ekman-Larsson
-Garret Sparks


17-1-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

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

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 15 games without a goal. Brett Pesce is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brett Ritchie has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olli Juolevi has played 25 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Seth Jones remains sidelined with thigh injury.



17-1-2020 Seth Jones resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Seth Jones has resumed light training after his thigh injury and is listed day to day.

17-1-2020 Seth Jones injured.
Seth Jones (CAR) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Brendan Perlini (CHI). 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 commented in a radio interview after the game.

15-1-2020 Josh Wesley resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Josh Wesley has resumed full training after his injury.

12-1-2020 Josh Wesley injured.
Josh Wesley of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Thunderbirds. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he said as the trainers examined him.

10-1-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 11 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 14 games without a goal. Denis Gurianov has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olli Juolevi has played 21 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with knee injury.



10-1-2020 Liam Coughlin resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Liam Coughlin has resumed full training after his injury.

10-1-2020 Brett Ritchie resumes full training.
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Brett Ritchie has resumed full training after his knee injury.

7-1-2020 Aleksi Saarela uncertain about future
Aleksi Saarela wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

6-1-2020 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 38 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 10 PIM.


5-1-2020 Liam Coughlin resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers center Liam Coughlin has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

5-1-2020 Brett Ritchie resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Brett Ritchie has resumed light training after his knee injury and is listed day to day.

4-1-2020 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 8 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CAR and headcoach Paul Maurice

3-1-2020 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Nedeljkovic is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals. Boone Jenner is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 25 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 11 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olli Juolevi has played 18 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with knee injury.



2-1-2020 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:

-Eetu Makiniemi (FIN)


1-1-2020 Paul Maurice praises Dmitri Rodionichev
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice has praised young defenseman Dmitri Rodionichev in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Dmitri Rodionichev has played 25 games with Severstal Tsherepovets this season, collecting 3+6=9 with 13 PIM.


1-1-2020 Nicolas Roy resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Nicolas Roy has resumed full training after his injury.

31-12-2019 Cameron Askew resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Cameron Askew has resumed full training after his injury.

1-1-2020 Rookie of the month: Henrik Tornqvist (R)
NHL has awarded Henrik Tornqvist (R) of Carolina Hurricanes as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 7 assists for 13 points in 16 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tornqvist, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 19 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 13+19=32 with 0 PIM.


30-12-2019 Brayden McNabb speaks up.
Brayden McNabb is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-12-2019 Alex Nedeljkovic frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Alex Nedeljkovic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 26 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 44 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 8 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 18 goals on 129 while booking 1 shutouts.


29-12-2019 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager CAR and headcoach Paul Maurice

27-12-2019 Player of the week: Michael Ferland (L)
NHL has awarded Michael Ferland (L) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Michael Ferland was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 5th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 280 NHL games during his career, notching 42 goals and adding 57 assists along with 134 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 25 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 17 PIM.


27-12-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Michael Ferland is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 22 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 27 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 15 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with knee injury.



27-12-2019 Nicolas Roy resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers center Nicolas Roy has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

27-12-2019 Topi Nättinen resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Topi Nättinen has resumed full training after his injury.

26-12-2019 Cameron Askew resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers center Cameron Askew has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

23-12-2019 Oliver Ekman-Larsson reaches a milestone !
Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Michael Ferland. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Sweden, Oliver Ekman-Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 199 assists along with 326 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 34 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+12=15 with 2 PIM.


23-12-2019 Topi Nättinen injured.
Topi Nättinen of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

22-12-2019 Nick Paul frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Nick Paul feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Nick Paul was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 100 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 17 assists along with 27 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 11 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM. He has also played 10 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 5+1=6 with 0 PIM.


20-12-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jaccob Slavin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 19 games without a goal. Michael Ferland has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Trevor van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Boone Jenner is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Denis Gurianov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with knee injury.



18-12-2019 Ryan Hughes resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Ryan Hughes has resumed full training after his injury.

18-12-2019 Topi Nättinen agrees on a contract.
Topi Nättinen has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

18-12-2019 Michael Ferland returns
Michael Ferland has served his suspension and is available for the next game.

17-12-2019 Jaccob Slavin frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of USA, Jaccob Slavin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 258 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 78 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 31 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 2 PIM.


16-12-2019 Brett Ritchie speaks up.
Brett Ritchie is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-12-2019 Andrei Svechnikov reaches career high !
Andrei Svechnikov marked a new career high in assists with 11 assists after assisting in tonights game against Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Jaccob Slavin. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, the happy player commented.

A native of Russia, Andrei Svechnikov, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 60 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 21 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 30 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 10+11=21 with 4 PIM.


16-12-2019 Ryan Hughes injured.
Ryan Hughes of Charlotte Checkers suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rochester Americans. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he said in a TV interview.

16-12-2019 Cameron Askew injured.
Cameron Askew of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rochester Americans. 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 to the press.

16-12-2019 Nick Paul injured.
Nick Paul (CAR) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Jack Eichel (BUF). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It is just a minor bump, he said in a TV interview.

13-12-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 15 games without a goal. Michael Ferland has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 29 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Boone Jenner is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with knee injury. Marcus Foligno remains sidelined with leg injury.



13-12-2019 Morgan Geekie resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Morgan Geekie has resumed full training after his injury.

13-12-2019 Zach Stepan agrees on a contract.
Zach Stepan has signed a one year deal with the Charlotte Checkers. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

13-12-2019 Marcus Foligno injured.
Marcus Foligno (CAR) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Zach Werenski (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It is just a minor bump, he said as the trainers examined him.

9-12-2019 Morgan Geekie injured.
Morgan Geekie of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Iowa Wild. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he commented to the media.

8-12-2019 Brayden McNabb frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brayden McNabb feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Brayden McNabb was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 336 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 64 assists along with 244 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 8 PIM.


8-12-2019 Brett Ritchie injured.
Brett Ritchie (CAR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Matt Martin (WPG). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. It's something we need to take care of now before it becomes a problem. It's one of those things where you can play with it, but as the wear and tear of the season goes on it becomes much more serious, the injured player commented.

8-12-2019 Oliver Ekman-Larsson injured.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson (CAR) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Matt Martin (WPG). 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 from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

7-12-2019 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 26 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 4 PIM.


6-12-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Denis Gurianov is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Olli Juolevi is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 12 games without a goal. Michael Ferland has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 26 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-12-2019 Alex Turcotte resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers right wing Alex Turcotte has resumed full training after his injury.

6-12-2019 Andrei Svechnikov reaches career high !
Andrei Svechnikov marked a new career high in points with 16 after scoring in tonights game against New York Rangers on a feed by Olli Juolevi. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Russia, Andrei Svechnikov, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 55 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 18 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 25 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 4 PIM.


2-12-2019 Oliver Ekman-Larsson resumes light training.
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson has resumed light training after his abdomen injury and is listed day to day.

2-12-2019 Alex Turcotte injured.
Alex Turcotte of Charlotte Checkers suffered head injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They're being cautious about my condition, but I feel pretty good right now and want to get back on the ice as soon as possible, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

2-12-2019 Oliver Ekman-Larsson injured.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson (CAR) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Stefan Noesen (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Injuries are a part of the game, I'm just happy it's not too serious, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

1-12-2019 Rookie of the month: Garret Sparks (G)
NHL has awarded Garret Sparks (G) of Carolina Hurricanes as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 wins and allowed 8 goals in 8 games last month.

A native of USA, Garret Sparks was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 7th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 35 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 77 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 18 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 28 goals on 294 while booking 2 shutouts.


29-11-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Julien Gauthier is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Michael Ferland has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 22 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Seth Jones has played 13 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-11-2019 League suspends Michael Ferland
The league board has suspended Carolina Hurricanes player Michael Ferland for 10 games for injuring Drew Doughty of Florida Panthers.

29-11-2019 Liam Coughlin injured.
Liam Coughlin of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Thunderbirds. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he commented to the media.

29-11-2019 Liam Coughlin injured.
Liam Coughlin of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Thunderbirds. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Hopefully the team won't suffer for the next month or so, the injured player commented.

28-11-2019 Aleksi Saarela resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers left wing Aleksi Saarela has resumed full training after his injury.

27-11-2019 Brayden McNabb frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brayden McNabb feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Brayden McNabb was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 336 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 64 assists along with 244 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 8 PIM.


25-11-2019 Media praises the Carolina Hurricanes
Everyone is buzzing about the strong play of the Carolina Hurricanes after an amazing 5 game undefeated streak. This streak belongs to our coaching and administrative staff, said team captain Jordan Staal stoically. has made some very important moves and he's really shown a commitment to winning.

25-11-2019 Aleksi Saarela injured.
Aleksi Saarela of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he commented from the trainers bench.

25-11-2019 Nicolas Roy injured.
Nicolas Roy of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . It's something we need to take care of now before it becomes a problem. It's one of those things where you can play with it, but as the wear and tear of the season goes on it becomes much more serious, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

22-11-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Seth Jones is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Brett Ritchie is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 19 games without a goal. Lucas Wallmark has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Boone Jenner has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 14 games without a goal. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-11-2019 Brayden McNabb speaks up.
Brayden McNabb is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

20-11-2019 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 15 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 10 PIM.


20-11-2019 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Dougie Hamilton and Lars Eller to Columbus Blue Jackets for Boone Jenner and Seth Jones

A native of Canada, Boone Jenner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 352 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 65 assists along with 198 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 21 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Seth Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 418 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 138 assists along with 105 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 21 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Dougie Hamilton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 441 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 162 assists along with 213 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 0 PIM.

A native of La-la-land, Lars Eller was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 95 goals and adding 113 assists along with 381 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 18 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+9=14 with 10 PIM.


19-11-2019 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 15 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 10 PIM.


19-11-2019 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 18 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


17-11-2019 Andrei Svechnikov reaches career high !
Andrei Svechnikov marked a new career high in goals with 6 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Brett Ritchie. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Russia, Andrei Svechnikov, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 46 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 17 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 16 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 2 PIM.


15-11-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Dougie Hamilton is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Lars Eller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 16 games without a goal. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Sutter has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 11 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Brett Ritchie remains sidelined with head injury.



15-11-2019 Brett Ritchie injured.
Brett Ritchie (CAR) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with TJ Brodie (FLA). 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 from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

13-11-2019 Jordan Staal reaches a milestone !
Jordan Staal scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Winnipeg Jets on a goal by Henrik Tornqvist. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 860 NHL games during his career, notching 215 goals and adding 285 assists along with 423 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 14 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 12 PIM.


10-11-2019 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Erik Gudbranson to Las Vegas Golden Knights for Brayden McNabb and MIN's round 3 pick in 2020

A native of Canada, Brayden McNabb was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 336 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 64 assists along with 244 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Las Vegas Golden Knights this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Erik Gudbranson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 423 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 53 assists along with 400 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 0 PIM.


9-11-2019 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 13 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


8-11-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brett Ritchie is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Dougie Hamilton has played 12 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 13 games without a goal. Trevor van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Nedeljkovic has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Sutter has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-11-2019 William Lagesson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman William Lagesson 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 Sweden, William Lagesson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2014 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.


3-11-2019 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 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 9 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 10 PIM.


2-11-2019 Morgan Geekie resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers center Morgan Geekie has resumed full training after his injury.

1-11-2019 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 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 9 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 10 PIM.


1-11-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Lucas Wallmark is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Brandon Sutter is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Lars Eller is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Dougie Hamilton has played 10 games without a goal. Michael Ferland has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jaccob Slavin has played 11 games without a goal. Trevor van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-11-2019 Roland McKeown resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Roland McKeown has resumed full training after his injury.

1-11-2019 Morgan Geekie injured.
Morgan Geekie of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolf Pack. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

31-10-2019 Jordan Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan 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 core player.

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 856 NHL games during his career, notching 214 goals and adding 283 assists along with 417 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 10 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 6 PIM.


1-11-2019 Rookie of the month: Henrik Tornqvist (R)
NHL has awarded Henrik Tornqvist (R) of Carolina Hurricanes as Rookie Of The Month He registered 3 goals and 7 assists for 10 points in 10 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tornqvist, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 0 PIM.


31-10-2019 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Sebastian Aho and CAR's round 2 pick in 2020 to Pittsburgh Penguins for Andre Burakovsky and PIT's round 1 pick in 2020

28-10-2019 Oliver Ekman-Larsson reaches a milestone !
Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a feed by Henrik Tornqvist. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, he said before boarding the teams chartered jet.

A native of Sweden, Oliver Ekman-Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 584 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 190 assists along with 324 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.


28-10-2019 Roland McKeown injured.
Roland McKeown of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Belleville Senators. 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 from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

27-10-2019 Brett Ritchie injured.
Brett Ritchie (CAR) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Roman Polak (DET). 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 as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

27-10-2019 Oliver Ekman-Larsson injured.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson (CAR) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with David Backes (DET). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, were his words after the game.

26-10-2019 Steven Lorentz resumes full training.
Charlotte Checkers left wing Steven Lorentz has resumed full training after his injury.

25-10-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Victor Rask is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Nick Paul has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-10-2019 Victor Rask injured.
Victor Rask (CAR) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Nikita Zadorov (COL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

21-10-2019 Steven Lorentz resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers left wing Steven Lorentz has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

20-10-2019 Steven Lorentz injured.
Steven Lorentz of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Iowa Wild. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Of course, spending a week or so nursing your injury can take you off your game, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

18-10-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-10-2019 Trevor van Riemsdyk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Trevor van Riemsdyk, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 243 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 40 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


15-10-2019 Jordan Staal frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan 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 core player.

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 849 NHL games during his career, notching 212 goals and adding 280 assists along with 411 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


14-10-2019 Spencer Smallman frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Spencer Smallman 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, Spencer Smallman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 3 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking good with 5 points in 2 games last week. Garret Sparks is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-10-2019 Brandon Sutter frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Brandon Sutter feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Brandon Sutter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 676 NHL games during his career, notching 130 goals and adding 117 assists along with 114 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


9-10-2019 Lars Eller frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Lars Eller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of La-la-land, Lars Eller was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 576 NHL games during his career, notching 91 goals and adding 105 assists along with 375 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 2 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.


4-10-2019 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.



2-10-2019 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


1-10-2019 Alex Turcotte sent back juniors
Carolina Hurricanes's Alex Turcotte did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Carolina Hurricanes expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

1-10-2019 Jeremie Bucheler sent back juniors
Carolina Hurricanes's Jeremie Bucheler did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Carolina Hurricanes expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

1-10-2019 Zeb Turcotte sent back juniors
Carolina Hurricanes's Zeb Turcotte did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Carolina Hurricanes expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

30-9-2019 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joonas KorpisaloA-A-B25Winnipeg Jets
David RittichA-A-B27Calgary Flames
Marc-Andre FleuryA-BB34Columbus Blue Jackets
Semyon VarlamovB-B-B31New York Rangers
Carey PriceB-B-B32Montreal Canadiens
Connor HellebuyckB-B-B26Arizona Coyotes
Tuukka Rask79808032Boston Bruins
Jonathan QuickB-B-B-33Los Angeles Kings
Matthew MurrayB-BB-25Pittsburgh Penguins
Sergei BobrovskyB-B-B-31Anaheim Ducks
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Victor HedmanA-BA-28Tampa Bay Lightning
Kris LetangBBB32Pittsburgh Penguins
Jacob TroubaB-A-B25Winnipeg Jets
Roman JosiBB-B29Columbus Blue Jackets
Seth JonesB-AB24Columbus Blue Jackets
Erik KarlssonBBB29Winnipeg Jets
Dustin ByfuglienBB-B34Tampa Bay Lightning
Rasmus RistolainenB-BB24Buffalo Sabres
Shea WeberB-BB34Dallas Stars
P.K. SubbanBBB30Nashville Predators
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Auston MatthewsA-B-B22Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex OvechkinAB-B34Pittsburgh Penguins
Artemi PanarinA-B-B27Dallas Stars
Devin ShoreBBB25Winnipeg Jets
Patrik LaineBB-B21Winnipeg Jets
Brendan PerliniB-BB23Chicago Blackhawks
Jamie BennA-B-B30Edmonton Oilers
Jeff SkinnerBB-B-27Toronto Maple Leafs
Sean CouturierB-BB-26Chicago Blackhawks
Michael BournivalBB-B-27Arizona Coyotes
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyABA-32Pittsburgh Penguins
Jack EichelA-AA-22Buffalo Sabres
Connor McDavidABA-22Edmonton Oilers
Leon DraisaitlBB-B23Edmonton Oilers
Mark ScheifeleABB26Winnipeg Jets
Dylan StromeB-BB22Winnipeg Jets
Patrice Bergeron86808234Boston Bruins
Jonathan ToewsBB-B31Chicago Blackhawks
Aleksander BarkovB-A-B24Florida Panthers
John TavaresA-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Tyler SeguinABB27Dallas Stars
Nikita KucherovAB-B26Tampa Bay Lightning
Evgeni MalkinAB-B33Pittsburgh Penguins
Vladimir TarasenkoA-B-B27St. Louis Blues
Patrick KaneAB-B30Winnipeg Jets
Mikko RantanenBBB22Colorado Avalanche
Charlie CoyleB-AB27Detroit Red Wings
Mark StoneBB-B27San Jose Sharks
Bryan LittleBB-B31Philadelphia Flyers
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B36Arizona Coyotes


29-9-2019 Michael Gildon returns to Bowling Green
Carolina Hurricanes's Michael Gildon did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Bowling Green.

28-9-2019 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 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.


27-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Victor Rask is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brett Ritchie is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Denis Gurianov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Lars Eller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Lucas Wallmark has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Thornton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. James van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olli Juolevi has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Stanley has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeremie Bucheler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrei Svechnikov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryan Hughes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zeb Turcotte has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Turcotte has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2019 Spencer Smallman frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Spencer Smallman 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, Spencer Smallman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


24-9-2019 Trevor van Riemsdyk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Trevor van Riemsdyk, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 247 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 42 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


24-9-2019 James van Riemsdyk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing James van Riemsdyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, James van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 185 goals and adding 191 assists along with 289 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


20-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brett Ritchie is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Lucas Wallmark has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Nick Paul has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joe Thornton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. James van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Garret Sparks has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games. Pierre Engvall has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olli Juolevi has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Stanley has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeremie Bucheler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan Hughes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zeb Turcotte has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Turcotte has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-9-2019 Marcus Foligno frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Marcus Foligno feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Marcus Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 419 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 78 assists along with 356 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 1 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


18-9-2019 Alex Nedeljkovic frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Alex Nedeljkovic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 22 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 39 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 4 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 13 goals on 76 while booking 0 shutouts.


18-9-2019 Erik Gudbranson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Erik Gudbranson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Erik Gudbranson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 414 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 50 assists along with 400 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


17-9-2019 Joe Thornton frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Joe Thornton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1518 NHL games during his career, notching 397 goals and adding 1023 assists along with 1168 penalty minutes. The 40 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


17-9-2019 James van Riemsdyk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing James van Riemsdyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, James van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 185 goals and adding 191 assists along with 289 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


16-9-2019 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 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.


16-9-2019 Pierre Engvall interviewed in paper
Pierre Engvall was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Toronto Maple Leafs to Carolina Hurricanes. I'm the last one to make excuses, but it's all about winning and losing. Obviously I'm disappointed things didn't work out, he said as he cleaned out his locker.

16-9-2019 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Jean-Gabriel Pageau to Toronto Maple Leafs for Eemeli Rasanen and Pierre Engvall

14-9-2019 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


13-9-2019 Joe Thornton frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Joe Thornton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1518 NHL games during his career, notching 397 goals and adding 1023 assists along with 1168 penalty minutes. The 40 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


13-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Lars Eller is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Alex Nedeljkovic has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-9-2019 Lucas Wallmark frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Lucas Wallmark feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Lucas Wallmark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 18 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 4 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


12-9-2019 Erik Gudbranson frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Erik Gudbranson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Erik Gudbranson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 412 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 50 assists along with 400 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


10-9-2019 Lucas Wallmark frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Lucas Wallmark feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Sweden, Lucas Wallmark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 18 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 4 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


9-9-2019 Spencer Smallman uncertain about future
Spencer Smallman wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

9-9-2019 Steven Lorentz frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Steven Lorentz 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, Steven Lorentz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


8-9-2019 Marcus Foligno frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Marcus Foligno feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Marcus Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 418 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 78 assists along with 354 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


7-9-2019 James van Riemsdyk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing James van Riemsdyk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, James van Riemsdyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 610 NHL games during his career, notching 185 goals and adding 191 assists along with 289 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


6-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Victor Rask is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Brett Ritchie is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Alex Nedeljkovic has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-9-2019 Joe Thornton frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Joe Thornton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1518 NHL games during his career, notching 397 goals and adding 1023 assists along with 1168 penalty minutes. The 40 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


1-9-2019 Lars Eller frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Lars Eller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of La-la-land, Lars Eller was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 574 NHL games during his career, notching 90 goals and adding 104 assists along with 371 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-6-2019 Justin Williams retires
Justin Williams has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2019 Training camp preview
Carolina Hurricanes will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Carolina Hurricanes and Charlotte Checkers:
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson D
- Jordan Martinook L
- Cliff Pu R
- Dougie Hamilton D
- Michael Ferland R
- Austin Carroll R
- Jordan Staal C
- Victor Rask L
- Jaccob Slavin D
- Brett Pesce D
- Sebastian Aho L
- Trevor van Riemsdyk D
- Trevor Carrick D
- Lucas Wallmark C
- Aleksi Saarela L
- Alex Nedeljkovic G
- Nicolas Roy C
- Roland McKeown D
- Luke Martin D
- Spencer Smallman L
- Noah Carroll D
- Callum Booth G
- Clark Bishop C
- Morgan Geekie C
- Eetu Luostarinen L
- Julien Gauthier R
- Steven Lorentz C
- Josh Wesley D
- Hudson Elynuik L
- Jeremy Helvig G
- Luke Stevens L
- Valeri Nichushkin L
- Denis Gurianov R
- Dan Renouf D
- William Lagesson D
- Marcus Foligno R
- Jaroslav Halak G
- Jean-Gabriel Pageau R
- Nick Paul L
- Joe Thornton L
- James van Riemsdyk R
- Brandon Sutter C
- Erik Gudbranson D
- Derek Dorsett R
- Andrei Pedan D
- Olli Juolevi D
- Lars Eller C
- Logan Stanley D
- Andrei Svechnikov C
- Nick Spaling C
- Zack Stortini R
- Saku Maenalanen C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Victor Rask L
- Jaccob Slavin D
- Sebastian Aho L
- Trevor van Riemsdyk D
- Aleksi Saarela L
- Nicolas Roy C
- Luke Martin D
- Luke Stevens L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Jordan Martinook L
- Jordan Staal C
- Brett Pesce D
- Trevor Carrick D
- Morgan Geekie C
- Eetu Luostarinen L
- Josh Wesley D
- Hudson Elynuik L
- Valeri Nichushkin L
- Denis Gurianov R
- Jaroslav Halak G
- Derek Dorsett R
- Logan Stanley D
- Andrei Svechnikov C


30-6-2019 Jim Rutherford leaves team
Jim Rutherfords contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Claude Larose leaves team
Claude Laroses contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Nick Kenney leaves team
Nick Kenneys contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2019 Paul Maurice praises Alexis Binner
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice has praised young defenseman Alexis Binner 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.



27-6-2019 Roland McKeown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Roland McKeown 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, Roland McKeown was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2019 Cliff Pu returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Cliff Pu has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Hudson Elynuik returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Hudson Elynuik has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Jeremy Helvig returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Jeremy Helvig has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Luke Stevens returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Luke Stevens has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Andrei Svechnikov returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Andrei Svechnikov has returned to the team.

24-6-2019 Josh Wesley frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Josh Wesley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Josh Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2019 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jordan Martinook (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Austin Carroll (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Justin Williams (Carolina Hurricanes) UFA
-Trevor Carrick (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Clark Bishop (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Dan Renouf (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Derek Dorsett (Carolina Hurricanes) UFA
-Nick Spaling (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Zack Stortini (Charlotte Checkers) UFA
-Saku Maenalanen (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jim Rutherford(pro)
-Claude Larose(pro)
-Nick Kenney(farm)


20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $5 600 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Willy Lindstrom retires
Carolina Hurricanes staff member Willy Lindstrom has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2019 Peter Friesen retires
Carolina Hurricanes staff member Peter Friesen has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2019 Stu Lempke retires
Carolina Hurricanes staff member Stu Lempke has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Eero Salonen retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Eero Salonen has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Per-Johan Sundin retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Per-Johan Sundin has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2019 Anatoli Bure retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Anatoli Bure has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2019 Daniel Simechek retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Daniel Simechek has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2019 Pierre-Paul Dore retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Pierre-Paul Dore has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

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