Latest Carolina Hurricanes News

After short summer, Hurricanes optimistic to start camp

Sep. 13, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Defenseman Brett Pesce and the Carolina Hurricanes zipped up and down the ice again, less than four months after wrapping up last season way later than usual. For a team that suffered through plenty of long summers, they can get used to these quick turnarounds. The Hurricanes opened...

Carolina signs defenseman Jake Gardiner to 4-year deal

Sep. 6, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Jake Gardiner to a four-year contract. Under terms of the deal announced Friday by Carolina general manager Don Waddell, Gardiner will make an average of $4.05 million each season. "He's a great player. He's a great skater," Carolina...

Canes need to fill leadership void after Williams steps away

Sep. 4, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes once again are looking for leadership — and maybe another captain. Veteran forward Justin Williams' decision to step away from the sport leaves them with questions about their captaincy heading into a season in which they will try to build upon their run...

Carolina's Williams to 'step away' from NHL to start season

Sep. 2, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes captain Justin Williams says he is taking a break from the NHL to start this season. With the start of training camp looming later this month, the 37-year-old forward said Monday that he will "step away" from the sport. "This is the first time in my life that I've...

G Cam Ward signs 1-day contract, retires with Hurricanes

Aug. 28, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Goalie Cam Ward has signed a one-day contract with the Carolina Hurricanes and is retiring as a member of the team he helped lead to a Stanley Cup. General manager Don Waddell announced the signing and retirement Wednesday, calling Ward "a cornerstone for this organization for more...

Canes prospect Mattheos to miss camp while fighting cancer

Aug. 26, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes prospect Stelio Mattheos will miss training camp while he fights testicular cancer. General manager Don Waddell said Monday that the 20-year-old forward is expected to return to full health and will resume training for the upcoming season once he completes treatment...

Carolina signs GM Don Waddell to 3-year extension

Aug. 12, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed team president and general manager Don Waddell to a three-year contract extension. Owner Tom Dundon announced the signing Monday. Terms were not disclosed. The 60-year-old Waddell had been mentioned as a candidate for the Minnesota Wild's GM vacancy....

Hurricanes, Brock McGinn agree on 2-year, $4.2 million deal

Jul. 20, 2019 11:50 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million contract with Brock McGinn and avoided arbitration. In the deal announced Saturday, the 25-year-old forward will earn $1.9 million next year and $2.3 million for the 2020-21 season. Team president and general manager Don...