Carolina Hurricanes set schedule for 2017-18 season

The National Hockey League released its schedule for all 31 of their member clubs, and the Carolina Hurricanes will begin its 20th season of NHL hockey in North Carolina on Saturday, October 7th at PNC Arena in Raleigh as they take on the Minnesota Wild.  It will be the first time in three years that…

Hurricanes acquire defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from Vegas

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that they have acquired defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk, along with a seventh-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, from the expansion Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for Pittsburgh’s second round selection(62nd overall) in the 2017 NHL…

Hurricanes to face Minnesota on October 7th

The National Hockey League’s schedule for the 2017-18 season will be released tomorrow, but we do know the date for when the Carolina Hurricanes will have their 20th home opener in their franchise’s history, and it will come on Saturday, October 7th, when they will face off against the Minnesota Wild at PNC Arena in…

Vellucci named Checkers head coach

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, the parent club of the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers, announced today that Mike Vellucci has been named the new head coach of the Checkers.  Currently in his fourth season as the Assistant General Manager of the Hurricanes,…

Hurricanes trade defenseman Hainsey to Pittsburgh for draft pick and Kristo

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has traded defenseman Ron Hainsey to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft and forward Danny Kristo. In 40 American Hockey League(AHL) games this season with…

Hurricanes acquire Philip Samuelsson from Montreal in exchange for Keegan Lowe

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired defenseman Philip Samuelsson from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Keegan Lowe. In 40 games this season with Montreal’s AHL affiliate, the St. John’s IceCaps, the 25-year-old Samuelsson has scored…

Hurricanes rookie Aho named NHL’s 1st Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League announced today that Carolina Hurricanes rookie Sebastian Aho has been named one of the NHL’s Three Stars of the Week for the week ending February 5th.  Aho was named the league’s number one Star of the Week, while Mikael Granlund of the Minnesota Wild was the Second Star of the…

Aho’s hat trick lifts Hurricanes over Flyers

RALEIGH, NC – After a tough loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings last Thursday night in Raleigh, the Carolina Hurricanes had the All-Star Break to figure out how will they come out firing in the second half of the 2016-17 NHL season, and in tonight’s match-up at PNC Arena against the Philadelphia Flyers,…