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,…

‘Canes McGinn named NHL Third Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes forward Brock McGinn was named the National Hockey League’s Third Star of the Week for the week ending January 15th.  McGinn joins Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, who was named the league’s second star of the week, and Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals, who was named the first star…

Hurricanes-Red Wings game to be played on March 27th

RALEIGH, NC – The game between the Carolina Hurricanes and Detroit Red Wings, which was originally scheduled to be played back on Monday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 27th at PNC Arena.  The game was postponed back on Monday due to issues with the cooling system that made it…

Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward named NHL’s Second Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward was named today the National Hockey League’s Second Star of the week, after going 3-0-0 with wins over the San Jose Sharks, Montreal Canadiens, and Winnipeg Jets, to help the Carolina Hurricanes(7-6-4, 18 points) win four straight games, and to go 4-1 on their most recent homestand at…

Canes Bickell diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that forward Bryan Bickell has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis(MS). In a statement released an hour ago, Francis said that the team will support him through this process. “The most important thing for Bryan is…

Canes assign McKeown to Charlotte

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 the team has assigned defenseman Roland McKeown to Charlotte.  McKeown was a healthy extra in last night’s season-opening loss in Winnipeg and is expected to…