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Hurricanes Report Cards: Goalies

I’ve assigned grades to the forwards and defensemen, and now it’s time for the netminders! It was certainly an interesting year in the blue paintFor the second time in as many years, Cam Ward did not lead the team in games played, but for the first time since 2006, his spot as #1 goalie on the team was seriously challenged.

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Hurricanes Report Cards: Defensemen

I’ve graded out all the forwards who played at least 20 games here, so now it’s time to do the same for defensemen. One big difference: every d-man who finished the season in Carolina played at least 20 games, so there’s no one to omit… even Komisarek!   834 more words

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Carolina Hurricanes Enter Offseason Of Uncertainty

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have entered perhaps their most uncertain offseason since they moved to North Carolina.

There are lingering questions nearly everywhere they look: in the front office, behind the bench and on the ice. 631 more words


Ducks feel 'very comfortable' with rookie Andersen in net, says Boudreau

Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed the speculation today — rookie Frederik Andersen will start in goal for the Ducks tonight when they kick off their first-round series with Dallas. 178 more words

Staal, Ward say they want to stay in Carolina

After missing the playoffs for the fifth straight season, the ‘Canes know there are likely to be major changes this summer — changes that could include two of the most prominent faces from the 2006 Stanley Cup-winning team, Eric Staal and Cam Ward. 458 more words

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Sabres GM confirms obvious, calls Leino buyout a 'very good possibility'

Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray all but rubber-stamped the inevitable on Tuesday, saying the compliance buyout of beleaguered forward Ville Leino was a “very good possibility… 193 more words

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Hurricanes Report Cards: Forwards

With the 2013-14 season mercifully coming to a close, it’s time to grade the players on their performances. Since this evaluation is nearly equal parts objectivity and subjectivity, there’s plenty of room for discussion. 1,342 more words

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