Latest Carolina Hurricanes News

Carolina goalie coach Mike Bales resigns

Jun. 12, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes say goaltending coach Mike Bales has resigned. General manager Don Waddell announced the move Wednesday. The 47-year-old Bales spent two years with the Hurricanes. This season, the goaltending tandem of Petr Mrazek and Curtis McElhinney helped the Hurricanes...

Sabres' Skinner tells AP he welcomes higher expectations

Jun. 8, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forward Jeff Skinner is both grateful and motivated by the new contract he signed to remain a member of the Buffalo Sabres for the next eight seasons. He's impressed by the faith the Sabres showed by making him the team's second highest-paid player behind captain Jack Eichel. And...

Bruins will scrimmage to stay sharp for Stanley Cup Final

May. 21, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins think they've found a way to stay sharp for the Stanley Cup Final while waiting a total of 10 days between games. The Eastern Conference champions will hold a public intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday night, and coach Bruce Cassidy said he'll try to maintain a regular game-day...

Canes' Martinook, de Haan have offseason surgeries

May. 21, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Calvin de Haan have had offseason surgeries. General manager Don Waddell said Tuesday that Martinook had a procedure on a core muscle while de Haan's surgery was on his right shoulder. Martinook is expected to recover in 4-6...

'Canes surge into summer with confidence after playoff run

May. 20, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

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. They hope their nucleus will make postseason appearances an every-year thing. The Hurricanes made their first playoff berth since 2009 last much...

Sweep gives surging Bruins a break before Stanley Cup Final

May. 17, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Boston Bruins have earned a break before their biggest series in a few years. Their sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference final has afforded them a few extra days to rest up before their third Stanley Cup Final appearance in nine years. So they can sit back,...

Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final

May. 16, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston's top line kept finding ways to score, especially on the power play. With a chance to clinch another series, Tuukka Rask was perfect — again. Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final,...

AP NewsAlert

May. 16, 2019 10:44 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston Bruins sweep Carolina Hurricanes to advance to Stanley Cup Final.

Bruins beat Carolina 2-1, take 3-0 series lead

May. 15, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins stood tall during an early deluge of shots and penalties, patiently waiting for their chance to take over the game. Then one big burst put them on the brink of another trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on...

Carolina starts McElhinney in Game 3 vs Bruins

May. 14, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are changing starting goalies, going with Curtis McElhinney for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final against the Boston Bruins. Coach Rod Brind'Amour did not disclose his starter in the lead-up to Tuesday night's game. McElhinney led the team onto the ice for...