The Carolina Hurricanes had a forgetful two-game road trip out west, losing to two of the worst teams in the NHL, only to return to the PNC Arena to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 in an exciting game Thursday, March 9, 2017. The Rangers beefed up their team for a deep playoff run and it’s not that they took the Canes lightly, it’s more that the Canes again played to the level of their opponents.
About Bob Fennel
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Bob Fennel contributed a whooping 187 entries.
Entries by Bob Fennel
It wasn’t the prettiest or most physical game you’ll ever see but the effort was present on some players while lacking for others.
While the Carolina Hurricanes got one victory over the weekend, their chances of going to the playoffs melted with one loss too many on Sunday.
The Carolina Hurricanes lost to the defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1 for their fifth straight loss and dimming the light on any chance of making the wild card spot for the playoffs.
The Carolina Hurricanes had a hard weekend with two losses, including one particularly nasty one against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Canes held on after an early leady for a tight 2-1 win over the same franchise they won the Stanley Cup over back in 2006.
Sebastian Aho is just 19 years old but plays with the confidence and savvy of a seasoned veteran who has played hockey for 19 years, scored his first career Hat Trick against the Flyers in a solid game for the entire team after the All Star break.
It was a tight checking game for the first 55 minutes last night before the bottom fell out for the Canes as the LA Kings scored 3 goals in the last 5 minutes.
The first time the Canes played the Pittsburgh Penguins it was a close checking, hard fought but clean game as there were no penalties. Friday night’s game was a completely different story as the current Stanley Cup Champions dominated the Carolina Hurricanes in a 7-1 one sided loss.
Over the weekend, the Carolina Hurricanes played back-to-back home games and didn’t show any sign of exhaustion, winning both games handily.