Entries by Bob Fennel

Inside the Eye: Canes Cap Washington 3-0

The Washington Capitals have owned the Carolina Hurricanes over the past two seasons with the Canes having only one win, in a shootout no less. The teams played just 5 days ago with the Canes reeling off that loss as they felt they should have won. On Friday night at RBC Center, the Canes triumphed 3-0.

Inside the Eye: Canes Rough Up Bruins 4-2

With the Bruins being the defending Stanley Cup champions and with the season they are now having, their fans came out in force. When they started to chant ‘Let’s Go Bruins’, the Caniacs drowned them with ‘Let’s Go Canes’. Most everyone joined in a Bronx cheer when one idiot wearing a Bruin sweater made an obscene gesture while being shown on the Jumbotron.

Inside the Eye: Flyers Foil Hurricanes

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Tom Mousseau. Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes failed to even up the season series when the Philadelphia Flyers won a hard-fought battle 2-1, at the RBC Center January 10, 2012. The Canes have been playing well at home going 5-1-1 in the last 7 games, 10-10-3 overall.

Inside the Eye: OT Loss to Islanders

The Carolina Hurrianes hosted the NY Islanders for the first game in 2012 with the hopes of repeating last season’s sweep in the head to head series. Bad news is they lost, 4-3 in a shootout, but on the positive side they’ve now gone 13 straight games against the Islanders without a regulation loss going 10-0-3.