Rod Brind’Amour
The Carolina Hurricanes have traded overhauls for retooling in becoming a perennial playoff team. The hope is the latest changes are enough to win the Stanley Cup.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes found themselves in a quick hole in a Game 7 against the New York Rangers.
Vincent Trocheck buried a short-handed goal, Teuvo Teravainen had a rare power-play score for Carolina and the Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round playoff series.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes needed to finish the regular season strong to hold off the New York Rangers for the Metropolitan Division title.
Max Domi scored twice in the second period while Antti Raanta had 27 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 to win the deciding Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.
The physicality of the NHL playoffs is creeping into the crease. Goaltenders typically move without concern of being hit.
NEW YORK (AP) — Vincent Trochek had a goal and an assist, rookie Pyotr Kochetkov stopped 31 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night to win their fifth straight and clinch the Metropolitan Division title.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For 55 minutes against the lowly New Jersey Devils, the Carolina Hurricanes were in danger of seeing their chances at winning the Metropolitan Division take a major hit.
The Carolina Hurricanes gave the Washington Capitals something to think about if the division rivals meet in the playoffs.
Once they did, the goals kept coming.
Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau each had a goal and an assist for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-2 victory over Carolina.
BOSTON (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored twice, Frederik Andersen made 34 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes shut out the short-handed Boston Bruins 6-0 on Thursday night.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored the shootout winner for the Carolina Hurricanes in their 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
The NHL will stop testing asymptomatic players, coaches and staff who are fully vaccinated following the All-Star break.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Necas scored and Seth Jarvis had a goal for the third straight game in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms on an eight-year contract with forward Andrei Svechnikov.
Rod Brind’Amour never worried much about being able to reach a deal to remain coach of the Carolina Hurricanes.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Coach Rod Brind’Amour figured the puck would eventually have to bounce the right way for his Carolina Hurricanes.
The NHL is relaxing virus protocols during the playoffs for teams that reach a vaccination threshold.
A list of the NHL’s current longest-tenured head coaches with name, team and starting date:

Jon Cooper, Tampa Bay Lightning, Mar. 26, 2013
NHL players and coaches were split Wednesday on whether changes are needed to video review protocol a day after a major penalty played a dramatic role in San Jose’s Game 7 victory over Vegas.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A barrage of punches from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin could have an impact on the Stanley Cup champions’ playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes were working on their power play during practice when first-year coach Rod Brind’Amour pulled first-round draft pick Andrei Svechnikov aside for some quick one-on-one instruction.