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Carolina Hurricanes' Martin Necas (88), of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Williams scores twice, Hurricanes defeat Jets 4-1

Jan. 21, 2020 10:56 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Williams couldn’t have scripted a better return to the NHL. Williams scored two goals in his second game since signing to return for his 19th season, helping the Carolina Hurricanes win 4-1 over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. In his first game of the season two days...

Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Williams, center, plays the puck in front of New York Islanders' Tom Kuhnhackl, left, of Germany, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Williams returns, gets shootout goal in Hurricanes' win

Jan. 19, 2020 8:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — On a losing streak and missing their All-Star defenseman, the Carolina Hurricanes needed a boost Sunday. They got one from Justin Williams, who returned to the lineup and scored in the eighth round of a shootout to lift Carolina over the New York Islanders 2-1. Williams played for the...

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) celebrates his goal with teammates Patrik Laine (29) and Mark Scheifele (55) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian network kicks off 6 NHL broadcasts in Plains Cree

Jan. 18, 2020 3:11 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Clarence Iron believes he is on a divine mission to revitalize the Plains Cree language through hockey. He will be the play-by-play announcer with host Earl Wood and analyst John Chabot on Sunday night when APTN televises the Winnipeg Jets game in Chicago against the Blackhawks....

Anaheim Ducks center Sam Steel (34) celebrates his overtime goal against Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer (47) in an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Anaheim won 2-1. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Sam Steel's OT goal lifts Ducks over Hurricanes 2-1

Jan. 17, 2020 11:18 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks don't have another game for nine days. After a 2-1 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night, Ducks coach Dallas Eakins would like to change the schedule. "I wish we were playing the day after tomorrow," Eakins said. “I don't quite understand...

Carolina Hurricanes' head athletic trainer Doug Bennett attends to Dougie Hamilton after Hamilton was injured in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Hurricanes D-man Hamilton out indefinitely with broken leg

Jan. 17, 2020 7:36 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes All-Star defenseman Dougie Hamilton is out indefinitely with a broken left leg. The team announced Friday that Hamilton broke his left fibula during a loss at Columbus on Thursday night and underwent surgery Friday. Hamilton was hurt in the second period while...

Carolina Hurricanes' Petr Mrazek, left, of the Czech Republic, makes a save as teammate Trevor van Riemsdyk, right, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Eric Robinson looks for a rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Foligno scores late to push Blue Jackets past Hurricanes 3-2

Jan. 16, 2020 11:09 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored after missing a dozen games with an injury, Nick Foligno got his first goal in 23 games and rookie goalie Elvis Merzlikins turned in another gem. All that said, the Columbus Blue Jackets probably shouldn't have won Thursday night. The Blue Jackets had trouble...

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, and Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce (22) reach for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago)

Ovechkin, Samsonov lead Capitals over Hurricanes 2-0

Jan. 13, 2020 11:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — By now, it almost seems like no big deal when Alex Ovechkin reaches another milestone. Ovechkin scored two first-period goals Monday night and moved into 11th place on the NHL's career list, leading the Washington Capitals to a 2-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The 34-year-old...

Carolina Hurricanes' Nino Niederreiter (21), of Switzerland, celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings with teammates Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, Dougie Hamilton (19) and Sebastian Aho (20), also of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Hurricanes shut out Kings 2-0 behind Reimer's 41 saves

Jan. 11, 2020 10:59 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The only thing better than having a hot goalie is having two of them. James Reimer made 41 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes posted a shutout for the second consecutive game with a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. One night earlier, Petr Mrazek stopped 32 shots as...

Arizona Coyotes' Carl Soderberg (34), of Sweden, loses control of the puck in front of Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Hurricanes shut out Coyotes 3-0 as Mrazek makes 32 saves

Jan. 10, 2020 11:16 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Petr Mrazek made this shutout look easy. He made it sound simple, too. Mrazek stopped 32 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes scored twice in 63 seconds late in the second period to defeat the Arizona Coyotes 3-0 on Friday night. The Carolina goalie credited his teammates with doing a...

FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Williams faces reporters during a media availability in Boston. Justin Williams is back with the Carolina Hurricanes. The question now is how long it will take him to be ready for game action. The 38-year-old former captain said Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, he isn’t sure exactly when he’ll be ready to play, though he has been skating and working out in hopes of easing the transition back to the ice after he stepped away from the sport last fall. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Back with Carolina, Williams has work ahead to be game-ready

Jan. 8, 2020 2:35 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Williams is back with the Carolina Hurricanes. The question now is how long it will take him to be ready for game action. The 38-year-old former captain said Wednesday he isn’t sure exactly when he’ll be ready to play, though he has been skating and working out in...