5 Storylines to watch for Hurricanes in 2017-18 season

The Carolina Hurricanes will open up its 20th season in North Carolina tomorrow night at PNC Arena in Raleigh as they take on the Minnesota Wild, and on the eve of the season opener, here are some of the storylines to watch for in the 2017-18 season for the Carolina Hurricanes. 1. GETTING BACK TO…

Checkers announce Training Camp schedule

The Charlotte Checkers announced its schedule for Training Camp earlier today, and after spending almost a decade training at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, the Checkers have decided to move this year’s training camp to Bojangles’ Coliseum, marking the first time that the Checkers have held training camp in the facility since moving back prior…

Checkers set 2017-18 regular season schedule

The American Hockey League released its schedules for all of its member clubs today, and the Charlotte Checkers will open up its 8th season as a member of the American Hockey League on Friday, October 6th in Hartford against the Wolf Pack, marking just the seventh time that Charlotte will open up the season on…

Hurricanes broadcast team to return in 2017-18 season

RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes announced today that the team’s broadcasters, including television play-by-play voice John Forslund, color analyst Tripp Tracy, and radio play-by-play voice Chuck Kaiton have all signed new agreements to remain with the Hurricanes organization, while in an additional announcement made by Hurricanes president Don Waddell, Mike Maniscalco will continue his role…

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…