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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...

Carolina Hurricanes' goaltender James Reimer (47) reaches for a puck against the New York Rangers during second period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff action in Toronto on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Mrazek, Reimer help Hurricanes advance with play in net

Aug. 5, 2020 3:07 AM EDT

Petr Mrazek got the Carolina Hurricanes off to a strong start in net for the NHL’s return to play, only to see James Reimer turn in an even better performance when it was his turn. And that has the Hurricanes moving on in the expanded Stanley Cup playoffs with confidence in their goaltending after some...

New York Rangers' Ryan Strome (16) fights with Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Williams during the first period in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Drop the puck for summer hockey: NHL playoffs get under way

Aug. 1, 2020 9:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Players watching the opening minutes of the first NHL game in several months marveled at the familiar feeling from half a continent away. “Not necessarily laughing but just (noticing) how intense it was right away,” Vancouver's Tyler Toffoli said. If the first game is any...