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Hurricanes re-sign Necas; Pacioretty to have surgery

Aug. 09, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes re-signed forward Martin Necas to a two-year, $6 million contract and said Tuesday that new acquisition Max Pacioretty will have surgery for a torn Achilles tendon and face a six-month recovery. The team announced Necas' deal and...

Hurricanes add Burns from Sharks, Pacioretty from Knights

Jul. 13, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are betting that trading for veteran defenseman Brent Burns will help a regular playoff team make an even deeper postseason push. Getting another scoring option in winger Max Pacioretty essentially for free won’t hurt, either. ...

Hurricanes face challenge of improving on 4-year playoff run

May. 31, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are facing the challenging stretch of building a perennial Stanley Cup contender. A second-round exit to the New York Rangers highlighted the need for more postseason goal scoring and better special-teams play. Yet the Hurricanes must...

Russians star in NHL playoffs as nation wages war in Ukraine

May. 30, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

A little more than a mile from the United Nations, where Russia’s war in Ukraine is front and center, the crowd at Madison Square Garden chanted goaltender Igor Shesterkin’s name in the final moments of a playoff victory. Similar scenes played out in the nation’s capital during...

Hurricanes win Game 5, push Rangers to brink of elimination

May. 26, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes controlled long stretches of play, stayed aggressive and even got a breakthrough in a two-month struggle on the power play. It was enough to secure another home playoff victory. Now they can turn their attention to trying to put away the...

Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

May. 21, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brendan Smith had gone nine years since last finding the back of the net in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And Antti Raanta, well, he never had a postseason game like this. The Carolina Hurricanes keep finding different ways to win in the playoffs....