Latest Carolina Hurricanes News

Hurricanes top Isles 5-2 for best start in franchise history

Oct. 11, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina's win over the New York Islanders showed the Hurricanes they have a team worthy of the best start in franchise history. Dougie Hamilton and Andrei Svechnikov each had a goal and an assist as the Hurricanes improved to 5-0-0 for the first time with a 5-2 win over the Islanders...

Martinook expected to miss 6-8 weeks with core injury

Oct. 10, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordan Martinook is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a core muscle injury. General manager Don Waddell said Thursday that Martinook will have surgery Friday to repair the injury. Martinook has an assist in four games this season, his second with the team and...

Hurricanes rally to beat Lightning in overtime

Oct. 6, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes fall behind in the first two periods, then figure out a way to win after regulation. The unconventional formula worked again Sunday night, with Jaccob Slavin scoring at 1:53 of overtime to give the Hurricanes a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The...

Gardiner scores OT winner, Carolina beats Caps 3-2

Oct. 5, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three new players helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat an old nemesis on Saturday night. Jake Gardiner scored his first goal for his new team in the last minute of overtime, James Reimer debuted by making 33 stops and the Hurricanes rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period for a...

Hoffman hat trick leads Panthers over Lightning

Oct. 5, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Panthers beat their Florida rivals for the first time in nearly two years. Mike Hoffman had his second career hat trick to help Florida beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on Saturday night to split an opening home-and-home series. Noel Acciari also scored and Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves for his...

Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

Oct. 3, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes rode a second-half surge all the way to the Eastern Conference final last season. They started their follow-up season with a strong finish to their first game. Dougie Hamilton scored in the shootout, Petr Mrazek stopped three shots in the tiebreaker and the...

Jarry wins backup goalie job, Pens put DeSmith on waivers

Sep. 30, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Backup goaltending competitions around the NHL have come into focus after the latest round of waiver moves. The Pittsburgh Penguins for now are keeping Tristan Jarry as Matt Murray's backup and waived Casey DeSmith. James Reimer won the Carolina Hurricanes backup job, and the team on Monday...

Vrana, Oshie each score twice, Capitals beat Hurricanes

Sep. 29, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jakob Vrana scored two goals, including the winner at 4:57 of the third period, in the Washington Capitals' 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. T.J. Oshie also scored twice goals for Washington, and Braden Holtby made 28 saves. Sebastian Aho scored twice for Carolina,...

Carolina picks Jordan Staal to replace Williams as captain

Sep. 29, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes. The team announced Staal's selection Sunday before its exhibition game against Washington, adding that forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Jaccob Slavin will be the alternates. Staal shared the captaincy with...

Blues acquire defenseman Justin Faulk in trade with 'Canes

Sep. 24, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues acquired All-Star defenseman Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday in exchange for defenseman Joel Edmundson and a prospect. The Blues also announced Faulk had signed a seven-year contract extension worth $45.5 million that goes into effect following this...