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 Teravainen and Bickell from Chicago

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team as acquired forwards Teuvo Teravainen(pronounced TAY-voh tair-uh-VIGH-nehn) and Brian Bickell from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a second-round draft pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and a third-round pick in the…

Was the MKG injury the impetus to a roster adjustment?

The Bobcats were a defensive stalwart. Top 5 league ranking, opposing coaches praising, fun to watch. Then one of their defensive cogs, second-year player Michael Kidd-Gilchrist broke a bone in his hand, and it immediately went down the toilet. MKG left the game, Charlotte lost its lead over the Dallas Mavericks, and the Bobcats lost….

Olsen: I think I’m going to a good place

The Chicago Bears sent fifth-year Tight End Greg Olsen (@gregolsen82) to the Carolina Panthers on Thursday in exchange for the Panthers’ thrid-round pick in the 2012 draft. The Bears gave Olsen’s agent Drew Rosenhaus permission to shop him earlier in the week, and it’s believed that the Panthers and Bears struck a deal quickly afterward….

Diaw on his way out?

It’s become apparent that Bobcats head coach Paul Silas has become disenchanted with power forward Boris Diaw. Diaw missed part of practice this morning, having overslept. In turn coach Silas stated that Diaw will not start tonight against the Lakers, and will start Eduardo Najera in his place. That turned out to not be the…

Wallace to Cleveland for cap space?

According to an article by Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the ‘Cats are shopping forward Gerald Wallace around the league. A rumored deal with the Cavaliers has surfaced, which would see the Bobcats sending Wallace … and a first round pick to Cleveland for … cap space. At least that is all that Wojnarowski reported. Per the…