BOSTON (AP) — There's a dust-up in the corner, the referee raises his arm to signal a penalty, and Brad Marchand is right in the middle of it.
Islanders want to avoid getting caught in Hurricane
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders know there are things they must clean up to avoid falling into a big hole.
Playing for the first time in 10 days, the Islanders faced a Carolina team...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Staal got the Carolina Hurricanes off to a winning start in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Hurricanes a 1-0 victory...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The frustrations kept building in the third period for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals, from a disallowed tying goal to the Capitals star being sent off for a...
Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Williams earned another chance to live up to his nickname.
The rest of the Carolina Hurricanes aren't yet ready to end their first playoff appearance in a...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes waited 10 long years to finally bring the playoffs back to town. They almost seemed determined to cram a decade's worth of goals and hits into one...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Carolina Hurricanes take the ice for Game 1 of their first-round series against the Capitals on Thursday, their blue line will have less playoff experience than top...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour was pretty forgiving of his team's effort Saturday night against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Hurricanes earn 4-1 win over Leafs
TORONTO (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes had a lot on the line entering Tuesday's game against Toronto in their dash for a playoff spot.
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...
Svechnikov, Williams lead Hurricanes past Sabres 4-2
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes climbed into playoff contention by stringing together victories and piling up points during two months. Nearly everyone took part in preventing their...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho had a short-handed goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Friday night in a matchup between two of the NHL's hottest...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho watched Jake Allen chase the puck into the corner but never broke stride heading for the net.
After the St. Louis goalie stumbled, Aho had an easy goal...
Hamilton scores twice, Hurricanes rout Kings 6-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes closed out their February schedule by bolstering their playoff chances.
Dougie Hamilton had two goals and an assist and Teuvo Teravainen added a...
Carolina activates C Jordan Staal from injured reserve
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have activated center Jordan Staal from injured reserve.
General manager Don Waddell announced the move Saturday before the Hurricanes' game at...
McKegg leads Hurricanes past Blue Jackets 4-2
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Greg McKegg made his Carolina debut one to remember.
McKegg had a goal and an assist in his first game with the Hurricanes, and Carolina defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Friday night.
Carolina activates Jordan Staal from injured reserve
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Jordan Staal from injured reserve.
General manager Don Waddell announced the move Thursday, hours before the Hurricanes' game against Detroit.
Staal missed five games with a concussion. He was placed on injured reserve Dec. 12 but the move was retroactive to Dec. 5.
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Hurricanes place Jordan Staal on IR with concussion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have placed forward Jordan Staal on injured reserve with a concussion.
General manager Don Waddell also announced Wednesday that the team recalled forward Janne Kuokkanen from its AHL affiliate in Charlotte.
Staal has missed two games with the injury, and the move is retroactive to Dec. 5. He has five goals and six assists in 27 games this season.
Hurricanes beat Maple Leafs 5-2 to halt Toronto streak at 4
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Coming into the night, the Toronto Maple Leafs were tied for the NHL lead in scoring and ranked second in goal differential on the strength of a top-notch power play.
Still, the Carolina Hurricanes found a way to neutralize the Leafs behind a former Toronto goaltender and solid special-teams play.
Trevor van Riemsdyk and Justin Williams scored 22 seconds apart in the first period, sending the Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory Wednesday.
Hurricanes score twice in opening 30 seconds, top Devils 2-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina captain Justin Williams made sure the Hurricanes rebounded from a "dud" of a loss.
Williams and Micheal Ferland scored in the game's first 30 seconds and the Carolina Hurricanes held on for a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.
"Listen, winning is a lot more fun, isn't it?" Williams said. "A better attitude, a lot more fun around the dressing room."
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.
Carolina picks Williams as captain; Rask has finger surgery
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes picked forward Justin Williams as their captain and said center Victor Rask had surgery on two fingers he injured while slicing food in his kitchen.
Team officials made the announcements Thursday when the team opened training camp.
General manager Don Waddell says Rask will be out indefinitely after having the procedure on the fourth and fifth fingers on his right hand.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have hired former sports agent Paul Krepelka as a vice president of hockey operations.
Owner Tom Dundon announced Krepelka's hiring Thursday, saying his responsibilities will include negotiating player contracts.
Krepelka is a former minor league player and lawyer who spent 20 years as an agent. Among his clients were current Carolina player Jordan Staal and his older brother, ex-Hurricanes captain Eric Staal.
Lindholm scores in OT, Carolina beats Tampa Bay 3-2
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes haven't had much to celebrate at their arena in recent years, at least when it comes to the playoffs. At the end of another listless season, they kept the Tampa Bay Lightning from partying there.
Elias Lindholm scored 49 seconds into overtime, and the Hurricanes prevented Tampa Bay from clinching the top spot in the Eastern Conference by beating the Lightning 3-2 on Saturday night.
Hurricanes spoil Karlsson’s return, beat Senators 5-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes keep trying to do their part to preserve their slim playoff hopes.
Phillip Di Giusseppe and Jordan Staal each had a goal and assist to lead the Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.
Brock McGinn, Noah Hanifin and Jeff Skinner also scored, and Cam Ward stopped 34 shots as Carolina remained nine points behind New Jersey, which also won, for the last wild card in the Eastern Conference with seven games remaining.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tinged with sadness, the Hurricanes welcomed their captain back to the lineup.
Jordan Staal helped give them the boost they needed toward a playoff push.
Justin Williams scored two goals, Cam Ward stopped 21 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal and his wife say their infant daughter died of a terminal birth defect.
The team released a statement Wednesday from Staal and his wife, Heather. The Hurricanes announced Hannah's death Sunday, though they didn't publicly reveal the cause.
Teravainen has 2 goals, assist as Hurricanes edge Canadiens
MONTREAL (AP) — Carolina kept taking the lead, only to see the Montreal Canadiens tie it up.
The Hurricanes remained resilient and found a way to come up with a victory.
Justin Williams scored the winner at 9:41 of the third period when he deflected Teuvo Teravainen's shot past Carey Price, giving Carolina a 6-5 win Thursday night. It came exactly 10 seconds after Montreal's Max Pacioretty made it 5-5 with a deflection of his own.
Lindholm scores 2 goals, Hurricanes beat Red Wings 3-1
DETROIT (AP) — Elias Lindholm made the most of his chance to fill in for Sebastian Aho on Carolina's top line.
Lindholm's second goal of the game broke a third-period tie and the Hurricanes went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night.
Lindholm played an increased role in the team's first game this season without Aho, its leading scorer. Aho is out with a concussion and lower-body injury.
Bergeron scores 4 goals for Bruins in 7-1 win over Carolina
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron had four goals and an assist, surpassing 700 points for his career while leading the Boston Bruins to a 7-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Brad Marchand assisted on all of Bergeron's goals and David Pastrnak had a goal and two assists for the Bruins, who scored on their first two shots and led 5-1 after the first period. Boston also got goals from Riley Nash and Jake DeBrusk while improving to 8-0-2 in its last 10 games.
Hanifin, Darling help Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 2-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After six consecutive games on the road, Noah Hanifin and Scott Darling made sure the Carolina Hurricanes had a happy homecoming.
Hanifin scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, Darling stopped 35 shots and the Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 Saturday night.
Jordan Staal also scored for Carolina, which won its third straight in its first home game after a two-week trip.
Jaccob Slavin scores in OT, Hurricanes top Sabres 5-4
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are heading home on a winning streak.
Jaccob Slavin scored 2:15 into overtime to give the Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
Jordan Staal, Derek Ryan, Elias Lindstrom, Justin Williams and Slavin each had a goal and an assist to help the Hurricanes win their second in a row to close out a season-long six-game trip after starting 0-2-2.
"That's huge, especially when we started off the road trip like that," Ryan said.
Teravainen scores 3 in 3rd, Hurricanes beat Stars 5-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen had a natural hat trick in the third period and an assist Monday night, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Sebastian Aho added his first goal of the season and two assists, and Jordan Staal's career-high four assists gave him 201 with the Hurricanes. Jeff Skinner scored the other Carolina goal in the closing seconds.
Teravainen scores 3 in 3rd as Hurricanes beat Stars 5-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho made an early splash Monday night before fellow Finn Teuvo Teravainen stole the show.
Teravainen had a natural hat trick in the third period, his first three-goal game in the NHL, to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Aho added his first goal of the season and two assists, and Jordan Staal's career-best four assists gave him 201 with the Hurricanes. Jeff Skinner scored the other Carolina goal in the closing seconds.
Staal scores twice as Carolina beats Columbus 3-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Staal got himself into the right place at the right time on Friday night.
Staal had two goals, Cam Ward made 25 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 for their second straight victory.
Keller helps Arizona beat Carolina 2-1 for 2nd win
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes finally got their first home win on Saturday night.
Rookie Clayton Keller and Antti Raanta led the way.
Keller scored in regulation and the shootout, sending Arizona to a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Raanta had 36 saves in the Coyotes' second win of the season. Derek Stepan also scored in the shootout, and Raanta stopped Derek Ryan's attempt to end the game.
Keller's backhand goal opened the shootout for Arizona.
Pitlick scores 2, Stars hold on to beat Hurricanes 4-3
DALLAS (AP) — After Tyler Pitlick's first career two-goal game helped Dallas build a four-goal lead, the Stars had to hold on to keep their winning streak going.
Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin also scored to help Dallas beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Saturday night for its fourth straight win. Ben Bishop stopped 36 shots.
Dallas coach Ken Hitchcock credited the line centered by Radek Faksa with Pitlick and Antoine Roussel. Faksa assisted on both of Pitlick's goals.
Teravainen’s 2 goals lift Hurricanes to 5-3 win over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Milan Lucic wants to stem the tide for the Edmonton Oilers before they rack up too many losses and it becomes a lost season.
Teuvo Teravainen had a pair of goals and Jordan Staal a goal and three assists as the Carolina Hurricanes scored early and didn't look back in a 5-3 victory over the Oilers on Tuesday.
Mark Letestu, Ryan Strome and Milan Lucic replied for the Oilers (1-4-0), who have now lost four in a row.