Game 39 Preview: Leafs at Hurricanes

Abbreviated version due to server issues. Toronto Maple Leafs (18-14-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (12-20-6)7 p.m. RBC CenterTV: FS-Carolinas, Leafs TV It took a super-human effort from Cam Ward to get the Canes a point the last time they played the Leafs, so hopefully he won’t need to stand on his head tonight for the Canes […]

Game 38 Preview: Hurricanes at Penguins

Carolina Hurricanes (12-19-6) at Pittsburgh Penguins (20-11-4)Consol Energy Center, 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, ROOT Sports If you’re wondering why there was no scoring chance report for yesterday’s game against the Devils and are an NHL Game Center subscriber, try to watch the replay of that game and tell me what happens. That should answer your question. […]

Game 34 Preview: Hurricanes at Panthers

Carolina Hurricanes (10-18-5) at Florida Panthers (17-9-6)5 p.m., Bank Atlantic CenterTV: FS-Florida One of the most important things to do during the season is win games in your division, the Hurricanes have only one victory in the Southeast this year. On top of that, they have only gained three points in games against Southeast teams […]

Game 33 Preview: Canucks at Hurricanes

Vancouver Canucks (18-10-2) at Carolina Hurricanes (9-18-5)7:00 p.m., RBC CenterTV: FS-Carolinas, Sportsnet-Vancouver It’s unknown that all general managers look at all of these advanced stats that are gaining popularity on the Internet, but I suspect that Mike Gillis of the Vancouver Canucks might be one of them. He’s made some very good trades over the […]

Game 32 Preview: Hurricanes at Maple Leafs

Carolina Hurricanes (9-18-4) at Toronto Maple Leafs (15-11-3) 7:00 p.m., Air Canada CentreTV: FS-Carolinas, SportsNet-Ontario One phrase people love to throw around when things get tough is “at least it can’t get any worse.” Well, for the Carolina Hurricanes it can. We have one of the worst records in the NHL, injuries all over our […]

Game 31 Preview: Hurricanes at Jets

Carolina Hurricanes (9-17-4) at Winnipeg Jets (12-11-4)MTS Centre, 8:30 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, TSN-Jets Zone starts are something that I pay attention to every game but with Tomas Kaberle being traded to Montreal, I’m going to be keeping an extra eye on them now because I’m curious to see how Kirk Muller uses the defense. Next to […]

Game 30 Preview: Hurricanes at Oilers

Carolina Hurricanes (8-17-4) at Edmonton Oilers (13-11-3)Rexall Place 9:30 p.m. ESTTV: FS-Carolinas, TSN There is a good chance that Carolina goes down a similar path to these Oilers that we’re facing tonight. They have lost seven in a row, have already replaced their head coach, have some promising youth in the system and are on […]

Game 28 Preview: Penguins at Hurricanes

Pittsburgh Penguins (15-7-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (8-15-4)RBC Center, 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, ROOT Sports Instead of going into the details on this game, I’m going to spread a word of advice that commonly gets spread around at concerts; Don’t be a dick. No one wants to be that guy who is always causing problems in the […]

Game 27 Preview: Rangers at Hurricanes

New York Rangers (13-5-3) at Carolina Hurricanes (8-14-4)RBC Center 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolina, MSG If there’s one thing that annoys me more than having to watch my team play poorly, it’s the media coming up with bogus narratives to explain why “x team/player is struggling.” Before Maurice was fired, the narrative circulating around the Hurricanes was […]

Game 26 Preview: Panthers at Hurricanes

Florida Panthers (12-7-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (8-13-4)7:00 p.mTV: FS-Carolinas, FS-Florida Only one day into his new job and Kirk Muller will already be coaching his first game as the new bench boss of the Carolina Hurricanes. He had his first practice with the team this morning and there seemed to be good vibes all around. […]

Game 25 Preview: Hurricanes at Senators

Carolina Hurricanes (8-12-4) at Ottawa Senators (10-10-4)Scotiabank Place 5 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, Sportsnet Ottawa What was once a blue line that was rich in depth and talent has begun to dwindle down as Jay Harrison has joined the list of injured defensemen right as Joni Pitkanen re-joined the lineup. At the very least we can hope […]

Game 24 Preview: Winnipeg Jets at Carolina Hurricanes

Winnipeg Jets (9-9-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (8-11-3)RBC Center 7 p.m.TV: FS Carolinas, TSN Jets The Canes are 2-1-1 in the past week and have looked considerably better after that 4-0 whitewashing they took at the hands of the Montreal Canadiens. I’ve noticed that the team has been playing a lot better in the defensive zone […]

Game 23 Preview: Montreal Canadiens at Carolina Hurricanes

Montreal Canadiens (9-9-3) at Carolina Hurricanes (8-11-3)RBC Center, 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, RDS The Canes are looking to get retribution out of the way early as they take on the Montreal Canadiens in a rematch of last week’s 4-0 beatdown where Carolina alledgedly hit “rock bottom.” Some were saying that would be Paul Maurice’s final game […]

Game 20 Preview: Sabres at Hurricanes

Buffalo Sabres (11-7-0) at Carolina Hurricanes (6-10-3)RBC Center, 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, MSG-Buffalo With the Canes coming off their worst performance of the season and speculations about whether or not head coach Paul Maurice will make it through Christmas, the common belief among Canes fans is that we are at rock bottom now and there is […]

Game 19 Preview: Hurricanes at Canadiens

Carolina Hurricanes (6-9-3) at Montreal Canadiens (7-7-3)Bell Centre, 7 p.m.TV: TSN, RDS This is one game I have been looking forward to all season because it marks the first time this year that the Hurricanes will face former teammate Erik Cole. I’ve said a lot about Cole this off-season and how I felt that Carolina […]