After short summer, Hurricanes optimistic to start camp
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Defenseman Brett Pesce and the Carolina Hurricanes zipped up and down the ice again, less than four months after wrapping up last season way later than usual.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes enter the offseason confident of one thing: They shouldn't have to wait another decade to return to the playoffs.
Carolina hosts New York with 2-0 series lead
New York Islanders (48-27-7, second in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (46-29-7, fourth in the Metropolitan Division during the regular...
Teravainen helps lift Hurricanes past Wild 5-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the final minutes ticked down off the clock Saturday night, the nearly sold-out crowd at PNC Arena began chanting: "We Want Play-OFFS!" at high volume and in perfect...
Aho scores in OT, Hurricanes beat Panthers 4-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For the second time in 10 days, the Carolina Hurricanes came from behind to beat the Florida Panthers.
Sebastian Aho scored at 1:46 of overtime to lift the Hurricanes to...
Williams scores twice, Hurricanes defeat Panthers 4-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Carolina's Justin Williams was hit in the face by a puck early in Thursday's game against Florida. By the end, it was the Panthers who were feeling the pain.
McElhinney, Hurricanes shut down Penguins 4-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Curtis McElhinney's been doing this a long time. More than a decade into his well-traveled NHL career, the Carolina Hurricanes goaltender understands how things tighten up after the All-Star break.
His team scrambling for a spot in the postseason for the first time in nearly 10 years, McElhinney provided the Hurricanes with a jolt, turning aside 23 shots for his first shutout of the season in a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.
Hurricanes snap Ducks’ 5-game win streak with 4-1 victory
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clark Bishop scored his first NHL goal by crashing into the Anaheim net along with the puck. Two lengthy video reviews later, the rookie finally got to celebrate.
That ramshackle goal was a fairly appropriate symbol for a night of gritty work by the Carolina Hurricanes, who don't have enough time or healthy players to worry about style points.
Aho’s 2-point night leads Hurricanes past Canucks 5-3
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho has earned a point in every game this season. So have the Carolina Hurricanes.
It adds up to the best start since the team left Hartford.
Aho had a goal and an assist, and the Hurricanes beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Warren Foegele scored an important insurance goal in the third period, Andrei Svechnikov, Jordan Staal and Brett Pesce also scored and Teuvo Teravainen had two assists.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes say defenseman Brett Pesce and forward Victor Rask will miss the rest of the season with shoulder injuries.
Team spokesman Mike Sundheim announced the injuries Wednesday. Carolina recalled defenseman Roland McKeown from its AHL affiliate in Charlotte on an emergency basis.
Hurricanes ride fast start to 4-1 win over Canucks
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes got a big lift from a pair of unlikely scorers.
Brett Pesce, Phil Di Giuseppe and Sebastian Aho scored in the first period, leading the Hurricanes to a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.
While Aho leads the team with 20 goals, Pesce scored his second of the season 14 seconds into the game. Di Giuseppe picked up his first goal in over a year.
Ward, Hurricanes beat Canadiens 2-0 for 3rd straight win
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cam Ward has beaten the Montreal Canadiens plenty of times during his long career — but until now, never in a shutout.
Ward stopped 27 shots in his second shutout of the season, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat Montreal 2-0 on Thursday night.
Hurricanes D Pesce to miss 2-game road trip with concussion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce will miss the team's upcoming two-game road trip with a concussion.
Coach Bill Peters announced Pesce's condition Wednesday, one day after the defenseman was struck in the head by a puck during practice.
Pesce is in the concussion protocol and will not travel on the trip. Carolina plays at Colorado on Thursday night and at Arizona two nights later.
Hurricanes, D Pesce agree to 6-year contract extension
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and defenseman Brett Pesce have agreed to a six-year contract extension.
Under terms of the deal announced Tuesday and taking effect in 2018-19, Pesce will make $4.025 million per season.
The 22-year-old Pesce had 18 assists and 20 points last year in his second full professional season.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and defenseman Jaccob Slavin have agreed to a seven-year contract extension.
General manager Ron Francis on Wednesday said the deal begins in 2018-19 and will carry an average annual value of $5.3 million through the 2024-25 season.
Francis says the 23-year-old Slavin is "one of the cornerstones of our team" and "one of the top young defensemen in the NHL today."
Young Hurricanes look to take another step forward
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A young group of quickly maturing defensemen nearly pushed the Carolina Hurricanes into the playoffs last season. Now they're hoping for a similar boost at the other end of the rink.