28-1-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Lawson Crouse is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Seth Jones is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Alex Ovechkin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Aleksi Saarela has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 28 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 36 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 38 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 10 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is sliding on a 23 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tornqvist is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-1-2022 Henrik Tornqvist speaks up.
Henrik Tornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 11 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-1-2022 Ryan Hughes resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers center Ryan Hughes has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

23-1-2022 Brendan De Jong frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brendan De Jong 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, Brendan De Jong was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 6th round of the 2017 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 46 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 12 PIM.


21-1-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

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

Who's cold

Aleksi Saarela has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 25 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 33 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 35 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tornqvist is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-1-2022 Henrik Tornqvist speaks up.
Henrik Tornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 11 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-1-2022 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
-Seth Jones
-Alex Ovechkin
-Andrei Svechnikov


16-1-2022 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


14-1-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jordan Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Seth Jones is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Valeri Nichushkin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Alex Ovechkin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Aleksi Saarela has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Luke Martin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 30 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 32 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-1-2022 Lawson Crouse speaks up.
Lawson Crouse is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-1-2022 Lawson Crouse speaks up.
Lawson Crouse is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-1-2022 Trevor Carrick frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor Carrick 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, Trevor Carrick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 39 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 20 PIM.


7-1-2022 Max Zimmer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Max Zimmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Max Zimmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 27 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 4+1=5 with 4 PIM.


7-1-2022 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Ovechkin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 27 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 29 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-1-2022 Henrik Tornqvist speaks up.
Henrik Tornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 11 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-1-2022 Carolina Hurricanes players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Carolina Hurricanes organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Maxim Nekrasov (RUS)
-Teodor Sturdza (SVK)
-Otto Bahnsen (GER)


31-12-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Aleksi Saarela is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Julien Gauthier is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 24 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 26 games without a goal. Alex Ovechkin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Andre Burakovsky has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-12-2021 Ryan Hughes injured.
Ryan Hughes of Charlotte Checkers suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Hey sometimes you do all the right things but something still goes wrong, you can't worry about injuries or you won't be playing long, were his words after the game.

24-12-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 32 games without a goal. Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Luke Martin has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Calvin Petersen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Steven Santini is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Olli Juolevi has played 22 games without a goal. Alex Ovechkin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-12-2021 Valeri Nichushkin reaches a milestone !
Valeri Nichushkin scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, he said 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 440 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 103 assists along with 75 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 31 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+6=15 with 12 PIM.


23-12-2021 Hunter Shinkaruk injured.
Hunter Shinkaruk of Charlotte Checkers suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, he said after the game.

22-12-2021 Trevor Carrick frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor Carrick 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, Trevor Carrick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 31 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 10 PIM.


21-12-2021 Brendan De Jong frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brendan De Jong 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, Brendan De Jong was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 6th round of the 2017 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 31 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 12 PIM.


17-12-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

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

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 30 games without a goal. Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Luke Martin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Steven Santini is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Olli Juolevi has played 20 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-12-2021 Henrik Tornqvist speaks up.
Henrik Tornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-12-2021 Alex Longthorne injured.
Alex Longthorne of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Stockton Heat. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he commented to the press.

10-12-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 27 games without a goal. Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 13 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 15 games without a goal. Garret Sparks has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Olli Juolevi has played 17 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 27 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-12-2021 Brendan De Jong frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brendan De Jong 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, Brendan De Jong was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 6th round of the 2017 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+5=6 with 12 PIM.


5-12-2021 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


3-12-2021 Nikita Popugaev frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Nikita Popugaev feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Nikita Popugaev was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 4th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 16 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 6+1=7 with 2 PIM.


3-12-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Ovechkin is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 25 games without a goal. Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 11 games without a goal. Henrik Borgstrom has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 13 games without a goal. Olli Juolevi has played 15 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 25 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-11-2021 Hunter Shinkaruk resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers left wing Hunter Shinkaruk has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-11-2021 Ville Rasanen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ville Rasanen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Ville Rasanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 22 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.


26-11-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alex Ovechkin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Aleksi Saarela has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Luke Martin has played 11 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Calvin Petersen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Steven Santini has played 10 games without a goal. Jake Dotchin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olli Juolevi has played 12 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 22 games without a goal. Ryder Rolston is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2021 Trevor Carrick resumes light training.
Charlotte Checkers defenseman Trevor Carrick has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-11-2021 Trevor Carrick injured.
Trevor Carrick of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Milwaukee Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It hurts a bit but it'll be okay in a week or so I'm told, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

25-11-2021 William Bitten frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center William Bitten feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, William Bitten was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 21 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 10 PIM.


20-11-2021 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 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 19 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 2 PIM.


20-11-2021 Nikita Popugaev uncertain about future
Nikita Popugaev wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

20-11-2021 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Felix Clarke and Marco Rossi to Anaheim Ducks for Jake Dotchin and Ryder Rolston

A native of Canada, Jake Dotchin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 281 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 40 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Anaheim Ducks this season.

A native of USA, Ryder Rolston was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2020 entry draft. He has appeared in 45 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 10 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 22 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Felix Clarke was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2021 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.

A native of Austria, Marco Rossi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2020 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 13 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 19 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+7=9 with 0 PIM.


19-11-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Lawson Crouse is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 19 games without a goal. Aleksi Saarela has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Calvin Petersen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Kevin Bahl has played 19 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Marco Rossi has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Henrik Tornqvist has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-11-2021 Julien Gauthier speaks up.
Julien Gauthier is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-11-2021 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


12-11-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Seth Jones is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Andrei Svechnikov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 16 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 16 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Marco Rossi has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-11-2021 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 25 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 10 PIM.


5-11-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Ovechkin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Tornqvist is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Oliver Ekman-Larsson has played 13 games without a goal. Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Aleksi Saarela has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 13 games without a goal. Valeri Nichushkin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 13 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Marco Rossi has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-11-2021 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


2-11-2021 William Bitten frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center William Bitten feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, William Bitten was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 11 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 10 PIM.


1-11-2021 Trevor Carrick frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor Carrick 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, Trevor Carrick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 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+1=1 with 10 PIM.


29-10-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Valeri Nichushkin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Borgstrom is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alex Ovechkin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Andre Burakovsky is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Andrei Svechnikov is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Lawson Crouse has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jordan Staal has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Aleksi Saarela has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Luke Martin has played 10 games without a goal. Hudson Elynuik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Seth Jones has played 10 games without a goal. Steven Santini has played 10 games without a goal. Kevin Bahl has played 10 games without a goal. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Henrik Tornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alex Turcotte has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-10-2021 William Bitten injured.
William Bitten of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

27-10-2021 Hunter Shinkaruk injured.
Hunter Shinkaruk of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the W-B/Scranton Penguins. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he said to the press.

25-10-2021 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


25-10-2021 Brendan De Jong injured.
Brendan De Jong of Charlotte Checkers suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, were his words after the game.

22-10-2021 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


22-10-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Aleksi Saarela has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marco Rossi has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-10-2021 Max Zimmer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Max Zimmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Max Zimmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 5 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


15-10-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jordan Staal is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Borgstrom is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Steven Santini is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alex Ovechkin is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



14-10-2021 Ville Rasanen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ville Rasanen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Ville Rasanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 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.


8-10-2021 Ville Rasanen uncertain about future
Ville Rasanen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

8-10-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Lawson Crouse is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Alex Ovechkin is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Marco Rossi is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Alex Turcotte is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-10-2021 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 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 1 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


1-10-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2021 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 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-9-2021 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
David RittichA-A-B29Calgary Flames
Joonas KorpisaloA-A-B27Winnipeg Jets
Semyon VarlamovBBB33Anaheim Ducks
Anton ForsbergBBB28Columbus Blue Jackets
Carey Price82808234Montreal Canadiens
Matthew MurrayBBB27Ottawa Senators
Garret SparksBBB28Carolina Hurricanes
Marc-Andre FleuryA-BB36Detroit Red Wings
Connor HellebuyckB-BB28Arizona Coyotes
Ville HussoBBB26St. Louis Blues
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Victor HedmanA-BB30Tampa Bay Lightning
Kris LetangBBB34Pittsburgh Penguins
Jacob TroubaB-A-B27Winnipeg Jets
Rasmus RistolainenB-BB26Tampa Bay Lightning
Seth JonesB-A-B26Carolina Hurricanes
Miro HeiskanenA-A-B22Vancouver Canucks
Aaron EkbladB-BB25Calgary Flames
P.K. SubbanBBB32New York Rangers
Erik KarlssonBBB31Winnipeg Jets
Olli JuoleviB-A-B23Carolina Hurricanes
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Connor McDavidABA-24Edmonton Oilers
Auston MatthewsA-BB24Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex OvechkinAB-B36Carolina Hurricanes
Alexander WennbergBA-B27Columbus Blue Jackets
Jack HughesA-BB20Anaheim Ducks
Artemi PanarinA-B-B29Dallas Stars
Matthew TkachukBAB23Calgary Flames
Gabriel LandeskogBB-B-28Colorado Avalanche
Radek FaksaBA-B-27Dallas Stars
Lars EllerBB-B-32New York Islanders
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyABA-34Colorado Avalanche
Jack EichelA-AA-24Buffalo Sabres
Leon DraisaitlBBB25New Jersey Devils
Mark ScheifeleABB28Winnipeg Jets
Devin ShoreBA-B27Winnipeg Jets
Andrei SvechnikovA-AB21Carolina Hurricanes
Elias LindholmBA-B26Anaheim Ducks
Aleksander BarkovBA-B26Edmonton Oilers
Steven StamkosAB-B31Columbus Blue Jackets
Elias PetterssonAA-B22Dallas Stars
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nikita KucherovABA-28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrik LaineBBB23Winnipeg Jets
Tyler SeguinABB29Dallas Stars
Evgeni MalkinAB-B35Pittsburgh Penguins
Vladimir TarasenkoA-B-B29St. Louis Blues
Patrick KaneAB-B32Edmonton Oilers
Brendan PerliniB-BB25Dallas Stars
Anthony ManthaBBB27New York Rangers
Jesse PuljujarviBA-B23Chicago Blackhawks
Mark StoneA-BB29Tampa Bay Lightning


29-9-2021 Felix Clarke returns to Nebraska-Omaha
Carolina Hurricanes's Felix Clarke did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Nebraska-Omaha.

29-9-2021 Dave Allaire returns to Erie Otters
Carolina Hurricanes's Dave Allaire did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Erie Otters.

24-9-2021 Max Zimmer frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Max Zimmer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Max Zimmer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


24-9-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

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

Who's cold

Luke Martin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Julien Gauthier has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Sebastien Cardinal has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Felix Clarke has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Garret Sparks hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jason Mckenna has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brayden McNabb has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kevin Bahl has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Vladimir Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Michael Gildon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Vyacheslav Gordeyev has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Longthorne has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dave Allaire has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tornqvist has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-9-2021 Luke Martin uncertain about future
Luke Martin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

17-9-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Nichushkin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-9-2021 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Boone Jenner, Ville Leskinen, Francis Htu and CAR's round 2 pick in 2022 to Los Angeles Kings for Alex Ovechkin

15-9-2021 Jack LaFontaine frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jack LaFontaine 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, Jack LaFontaine was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


12-9-2021 Trevor Carrick frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor Carrick 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, Trevor Carrick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


10-9-2021 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Lawson Crouse is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Marco Rossi is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Eetu Makiniemi has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-9-2021 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.



1-9-2021 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 25 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


31-8-2021 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 core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular 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 24 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


31-8-2021 Carl Jakobsson interviewed in paper
Carl Jakobsson was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Columbus Blue Jackets to Carolina Hurricanes. I couldn't believe it when I heard it, it's going to be rough for a while with a new team, he said at the news conference.

31-8-2021 Carolina Hurricanes trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Brock Nelson to Columbus Blue Jackets for Henrik Borgstrom and Carl Jakobsson

30-8-2021 Trevor Carrick frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor Carrick 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, Trevor Carrick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2021 William Bitten uncertain about future
William Bitten wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-6-2021 Olli Juolevi frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Olli Juolevi 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 Finland, Olli Juolevi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2016 entry draft. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 47 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


30-6-2021 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
- Lawson Crouse R
- Cliff Pu L
- Hunter Shinkaruk L
- Jordan Staal C
- Trevor Carrick D
- Aleksi Saarela L
- Alex Nedeljkovic G
- Roland McKeown D
- Luke Martin D
- Julien Gauthier L
- Max Zimmer L
- Ville Rasanen D
- Brendan De Jong D
- Josh Wesley D
- Hudson Elynuik C
- Jeremy Helvig G
- Eetu Makiniemi G
- Jack LaFontaine G
- Luke Stevens L
- Liam Coughlin C
- Boone Jenner L
- Seth Jones D
- Valeri Nichushkin R
- William Bitten C
- Brock Nelson C
- Ville Leskinen L
- Steven Santini D
- Nikita Popugaev R
- Garret Sparks G
- Pierre Engvall R
- Olli Juolevi D
- Brayden McNabb D
- Andre Burakovsky L
- Jeremie Bucheler D
- Andrei Svechnikov C
- Ryan Hughes C
- Jack Drury C
- Kevin Bahl D
- Vladimir Kolnik L
- Zeb Turcotte R
- Michael Gildon R
- Vyacheslav Gordeyev L
- Marco Rossi C
- Henrik Tornqvist R
- Cameron Askew C
- Daniil Miromanov R
- Blake Heinrich D
- Connor Moynihan R
- Alex Turcotte R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson D
- Cliff Pu L
- Jeremy Helvig G
- Boone Jenner L
- Pierre Engvall R
- Michael Gildon R

Players reporting in good shape:
- Aleksi Saarela L
- Roland McKeown D
- Jack LaFontaine G
- Olli Juolevi D
- Andrei Svechnikov C
- Ryan Hughes C
- Connor Moynihan R


30-6-2021 Bob Luccini leaves team
Bob Luccinis contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2021 Glen Wesley leaves team
Glen Wesleys contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2021 Geordie Kinnear leaves team
Geordie Kinnears contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2021 Robert Kron leaves team
Robert Krons contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2021 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 25 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2021 Ville Rasanen returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Ville Rasanen has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Eetu Makiniemi returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Eetu Makiniemi has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Liam Coughlin frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Liam Coughlin 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, Liam Coughlin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 5th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2021 William Bitten returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that William Bitten has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Jack Drury returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Jack Drury has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Vladimir Kolnik returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Vladimir Kolnik has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Michael Gildon returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Michael Gildon has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Vyacheslav Gordeyev returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Vyacheslav Gordeyev has returned to the team.

25-6-2021 Marco Rossi returns
Carolina Hurricanes were delighted to hear that Marco Rossi has returned to the team.

24-6-2021 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2021 Cliff Pu frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Cliff Pu 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, Cliff Pu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


23-6-2021 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Cliff Pu (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Alex Nedeljkovic (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jeremy Helvig (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Luke Stevens (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Liam Coughlin (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Cameron Askew (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Daniil Miromanov (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Blake Heinrich (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Connor Moynihan (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2021 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Bob Luccini(pro)
-Glen Wesley(pro)
-Geordie Kinnear(farm)
-Robert Kron(pro)


21-6-2021 Jeremy Helvig frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jeremy Helvig 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, Jeremy Helvig was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old goaltender is expecting a good season for the team.


20-6-2021 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $18,800,000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2021 Don Waddell retires
Carolina Hurricanes staff member Don Waddell has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

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