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St. Louis Blues' Mike Hoffman (68) and San Jose Sharks' Fredrik Handemark (37) chase after a loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Capped out: Flat salary cap makes NHL teams get creative

Jan. 20, 2021 11:01 AM EST

In the 16 years since the salary cap has been a reality in the NHL, it never has been this much of a challenge to maneuver. Teams that made moves in 2019 and right up to the 2020 trade deadline expected the cap to increase substantially from the current $81.5 million. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, the league...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer (47) celebrates defeating the Nashville Predators 4-2 with defenseman Haydn Fleury (4) after an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via AP)

Hurricanes score 3 in third to beat Predators 4-2

Jan. 18, 2021 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov, Sebastian Aho and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored and James Reimer made 31 saves for Carolina. Viktor Arvidsson had a goal and an assist and...

Detroit Red Wings right wing Bobby Ryan celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Fabbri's late goal lifts Red Wings over Hurricanes 4-2

Jan. 16, 2021 10:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Robby Fabbri scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:42 left in the third period, Dylan Larkin got his second goal into an empty net and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Saturday night. “They’ve got a deep D core over there, but they looked tired out by the...

Carolina Hurricanes center Ryan Dzingel celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Detroit. Carolina won 3-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Hurricanes open with 3-0 win over rebuilding Red Wings

Jan. 14, 2021 11:19 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored early in the first period and Petr Mrazek had to make just 14 saves for a shutout, helping the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. “It felt great being back on the ice," Niederreiter said....

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal (11) controls the puck against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C. Staal helped the Hurricanes reach the Eastern Conference finals in 2019 and return to the playoffs in 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)

Carolina Hurricanes aim to build on 2 straight playoff trips

Jan. 5, 2021 3:27 PM EST

The Carolina Hurricanes have gone from spending a decade out of the playoffs to putting together consecutive postseason appearances. They’re hoping that has them poised to accomplish much more in this delayed season. The Hurricanes have a roster filled with players who reached the Eastern Conference finals...