Game 3 Preview: Sabres at Hurricanes

Buffalo Sabres at Carolina Hurricanes PNC Arena, 7 p.m. TV: SportsSouth, MSG Buffalo With every team having to deal with a shortened training camp, there are bound to be a lot of roster and lineup changes throughout these first few weeks. Carolina's head coach, Kirk Muller made a few adjustments to the lineup before Tuesday […]

Game 2 Preview: Lightning at Hurricanes

Tampa Bay Lighting at Carolina Hurricanes PNC Arena,  7 p.m. TV: SportsSouth, Sun Sports We are only one game into the season and the overreactions have already begun. Fans everywhere are calling for players to be benched, coaches to be on the hot seat and front office decision are already being questioned. Yes, the season […]

Game 1 Preview: Hurricanes at Panthers

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Florida Panthers BankAtlantic Center, 7:30 p.m. TV: FS-Carolinas, FS-Florida The long wait is finally over and the much anticipated 2013 season will begin tonight for the Carolina Hurricanes. Carolina comes into this season with a new-look offense and greater expectations than they've had in a few years. It's definitely an exciting time […]

Game 64 Preview: Rangers at Hurricanes

New York Rangers (40-15-6) at Carolina Hurricanes (24-26-13)TV: MSGRBC Center 7 p.m. February is behind us and the Hurricanes certainly enjoyed themselves during that month going 6-1-4 and actually posting some respectable underlying numbers. Like I said in the scoring chance recap, the rebuilding process is going to be slow and steady and that’s pretty […]

Game 63 Preview: Predators at Hurricanes

Nashville Predators (37-19-7) at Carolina Hurricanes (23-26-13)TV: FS-Carolinas, FS-TennesseeRBC Center 7 p.m. The Hurricanes did not make any trades on deadline day but they did make a few small moves within the organization and the one that caught everyone’s eye was the decision to re-call Zach Boychuk from Charlotte. Many thought that this should have […]

Game 56 Preview: Hurricanes at Canadiens

Carolina Hurricanes (20-25-11) at Montreal Canadiens (23-24-9)Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, TSN-Habs Tonight’s game should be a very emotional night for Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller as he returns to Montreal for the first time as the Carolina bench boss. Muller was well-traveled over his NHL career but he is best known for his time […]

Game 55 Preview: Hurricanes at Avalanche

Carolina Hurricanes (20-25-10) at Colorado Avalanche (27-25-3)Pepsi Center, 9 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, Altitude The Hurricanes have faced the Western Conference only 10 times this year and have a middling record of 4-4-2 against those teams. Out of who they have faced in the Western Conference, the division they have had the most success against it he […]

Game 53 Preview: Hurricanes at Bruins

Carolina Hurricanes (18-25-9) vs. Boston Bruins (32-14-2) TD Garden, 7 p.m.TV: NHL-Network (US) If you told me at the beginning of the year that the only teams that the Hurricanes would be on the verge of sweeping the Boston Bruins then I wouldn’t have believed you. Well, they are 3-0 against the Bruins this year […]

Game 50 Preview: Hurricanes at Islanders

Carolina Hurricanes (17-24-8) at New York Islanders (18-21-6)7 p.m. Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumTV: FS-Carolina, MSG Plus One thing that has been supposedly killing the Hurricanes this year is their performance in back-to-back games, especially in ones where they have to travel. Doing this is tough for any team because it’s tough for players to find […]

Game 48 Preview: Hurricanes at Penguins

Carolina Hurricanes (16-24-7) at Pittsburgh Penguins (23-17-4)7 p.m. Consol Energy CenterTV: FS-Carolinas, ROOT Sports Tonight’s game marks the final meeting this season between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins and only the second time  that one of the team’s will not be playing as part of a back-to-back when they play each other. Although, […]

Game 45 Preview: Hurricanes at Lightning

Carolina Hurricanes (14-23-7) at Tampa Bay Lightning (17-20-4)Tampa Bay Times Forum, 7:30 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, Sun Sports If you can believe it, the Hurricanes have yet another player on the shelf with Jaro Spacek possibly being out for tonight’s game after being hit by a puck in Tuesday’s game against the Flyers. This means that another […]

Game 43 Preview: Hurricanes at Predators

Carolina Hurricanes (14-21-7) at Nashville Predators (21-15-4)Bridgestone Arena, 8 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas Yet another roster move was made earlier today as winger Drayson Bowman was sent back to Charlotte to make room for returning RW Patrick Dwyer. Do I agree with this move? Absolutely not, because Bowman was doing just about everything right ever since being […]

Game 42 Preview: Sabers at Hurricanes

Buffalo Sabers (18-17-4) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (13-21-7)RBC Center, 7 p.m. TV: MSG-Buffalo I said earlier that you have to take risks to be a successful franchise and head coach Kirk Muller is doing that tonight by putting Tuomo Ruutu and Jussi Jokinen on the first line with Eric Staal. Why is this risky you ask? […]

Game 41 Preview: Islanders at Hurricanes

New York Islanders (13-17-16) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (13-21-6)7 p.m. RBC CenterTV: MSG+ It’s a battle for the bottom of the Eastern Conference as the Hurricanes take on the New York Islanders. Both of these teams are in the “Fail for Nail” sweepstakes and if there is one team that’s shown the dangers of using “tanking […]

Game 40: Hurricanes at Lightning

Carolina Hurricanes (13-20-6) at Tampa Bay Lightning (17-16-3)5:00 p.m., St. Pete Times ForumTV: FS-Carolinas, Sun Sports Assuming that realignment gets approved by the NHLPA, this will be the final year that the Canes and Bolts will be divisional “rivals” and will no longer have to play them six times a year. Part of me will […]