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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Minnesota Wild center Eric Staal (12) skates against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. The Buffalo Sabres acquired veteran center Eric Staal in a trade that sent forward Marcus Johansson to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres acquire Eric Staal in sending Johansson to Wild

Sep. 16, 2020 8:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kevyn Adams didn’t have to do too much homework on center Eric Staal in completing his first trade as Buffalo Sabres general manager. A former NHL player, Adams had plenty of firsthand insight on the 17-year veteran going back to their days as teammates with the 2006 Stanley Cup...

FILE - Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette answers questions during a news conference Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Washington Capitals hired Peter Laviolette, who won the Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, as coach on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, FIle)

Capitals hire Stanley Cup-winning coach Peter Laviolette

Sep. 15, 2020 2:54 PM EDT

Peter Laviolette sees the Washington Capitals as another opportunity to take a team to the Stanley Cup Final and try to win it all again. The Capitals see Laviolette as the experienced, steady hand who can help them contend for another title in what could be the final few years of their championship window. ...

Washington Capitals hire Peter Laviolette, who won Stanley Cup with Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, as coach

Sep. 15, 2020 10:01 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals hire Peter Laviolette, who won Stanley Cup with Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, as coach.

Canes trade Edmundson's rights to Montreal for 5th rounder

Sep. 12, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes parted ways with defenseman Joel Edmundson after one season, trading his free agent rights to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday for a fifth-round pick. Carolina acquired Edmundson after he won the Stanley Cup with the Blues in the 2019 trade that sent...

Carolina Hurricanes reach AHL affiliation deal with Chicago

Sep. 10, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed a three-year affiliation agreement with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. The Hurricanes announced the agreement Thursday. The Hurricanes had been affiliated with the instate Charlotte Checkers for the past 10 seasons, with that...

Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour, back center, looks on as players on the bench hang their heads after being eliminated by the Boston Bruins in an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey game in Toronto, Ontario, on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Playoff trips have Hurricanes aiming for growth, deeper run

Aug. 24, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have moved past a long playoff drought and look ready to remain a postseason fixture. They just have to figure out what changes will carry them even farther. “We’re not talking about this team just making playoffs anymore,” president and...

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) and Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrate with teammates after eliminating the Carolina Hurricanes during third period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP

Bruins eliminate 'Canes, get time to plan for repeat Cup run

Aug. 20, 2020 2:33 AM EDT

The Boston Bruins dispatched the Carolina Hurricanes in five games, and now they have time. Time for David Pastrnak to fully heal. Time for Jaroslav Halak to settle in as the No. 1 goaltender. And time to reload for another long run the playoffs. “Hopefully Pasta is no worse for the wear tomorrow,...

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) and Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrate with teammates after eliminating the Carolina Hurricanes during third period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP

Bergeron, Bruins beat Hurricanes 2-1 to advance in playoffs

Aug. 19, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Boston Bruins look as if they've moved past their shaky postseason start. Patrice Bergeron broke a tie with 3.5 seconds left in the second period, David Pastrnak returned with two assists and the Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Wednesday to win the first-round playoff series...

Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) scores against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) as Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) helps out during the second period of NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup first round playoff hockey action in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lightning, Bruins, Avalanche, Flyers eye clinching series

Aug. 18, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

One victory away from advancing in the NHL playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche and Philadelphia Flyers feel a sense of urgency to finish the task as soon as possible. It doesn’t matter that the teams, up 3-1 in their respective first-round series, could have up to three...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer (47) makes a save on a shot from Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin (74) looks on during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

DeBrusk, Bruins rally in 3rd to beat Hurricanes 4-3

Aug. 17, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jake DeBrusk, Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins quickly went from trailing by two goals to overwhelming the Carolina Hurricanes with a dominating third period. DeBrusk scored twice while the Bruins scored four straight goals to rally and beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on Monday to take a 3-1 lead...