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Canes Blow Opportunity for Playoff Spot, Lose to Rangers 2-1

Cary, NC – The opportunity was there, playing a team far below them in the standings and no chance to make the playoffs, but the Canes couldn’t figure out how to get more than one past future Hall of Famer, Henrik Lundqvist. The King was on his game and not acting like a 36-year-old goalie should act. He was athletic, agile, sharp with the blocker, good with the catching glove and rarely gave up a rebound.

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Canes Get Back-to-Back Wins Over the Weekend

Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes now see themselves in a playoff spot as they play an exciting series of games in 2019. Just this past weekend, the Canes got two big wins, including one against the Edmonton Oilers and one of the best hockey players in the game right now, Connor McDavid. Read more

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Canes Win One, Lose One Against Top Division Teams

Cary, NC – The Super Bowl may have been slow but the action was fast-paced at PNC Arena as the Carolina Hurricanes took on the Division leaders the Calgary Flames, as well as the Stanley Cup finalists the Las Vegas Golden Knights earlier in the weekend. Read more

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Senators Sink Canes, 4-1

Cary, NC – The Canes had made a great run towards the wild card spot in the playoffs with seven wins in eight games coming within three points to cross That Line. A week ago, looking at the schedule seeing they were playing the NY Rangers and Ottawa Senators, I thought, “Hey, with any luck of Buffalo and Pittsburgh losing their games, the Canes could cross That Line, then be in a unique position of staying above the line.”

Little did I predict they would play two of their most lackluster games of the season back to back. First the Rangers thumped the Canes in NY, 6-2. The Ottawa game had everything going for them, including the Canes unbeaten in regulation streak while in their sharp looking black sweaters, but the Senators prevailed, 4-1.

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Canes Win Big This Weekend, Including a Hat Trick

Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes won both their matches this weekend, including one game where the Canes won with a hat trick. Read more

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Canes Stay Undefeated In 2019, Beat Blue Jackets 4-2

Cary, NC – 2019 could not have started better for the Canes with two wins – Thursday night’s 5-3 win in Philly followed by a complete team win against a strong Columbus Blue Jacket team 4-2 Friday night at the PNC Arena in front of another good crowd. Call up Greg McKegg playing his first game for the Canes led the way with a goal and an assist making the most of the game low 10:17 of ice time. Read more

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Canes End 2018 With Needed Win

Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes put 2018 in the rear view mirror with a much need win, a 3-1 decision over the Philadelphia Flyers in front of a great crowd New Year’s Eve. The Canes have been in a funk in a big way over the past month, with this just their fourth win in December. Their biggest problem continues to be scoring while the goalkeeping has been excellent. Read more

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Canes Lose To Red Wings, 4-1

Cary, NC – In pro sports, probably more so in hockey, every game is considered a critical game but on this five-game home stand, all games are critical to win and especially when you’re playing a team that is on a four-game losing streak and, on paper, you should be a better team.

That wasn’t the case last night when the Canes lost to the Detroit Red Wings 4-1. This will also sound odd but goalie Petr Mrazek played a good game and couldn’t be faulted on any goal. As solid as the Canes defense is, both on paper and on the ice, the Wings burnt the Canes every time there was a defense lapse. Read more

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Canes Come Back From Narrow Loss with Shoutout Victory

Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes had a three-goal lead slip away from them at the start of the weekend against the Washington Capitals, before rallying back and beating the Arizona Coyotes in a 3-0 shutout to end the weekend. Read more

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Leafs Dominate Canes, 4-1

Cary, NC – Three weeks ago the Canes dominated the Leafs while getting off an unusually high 29 shots in that first period but the Leafs showed why they’re one of the top teams in the NHL as they were clearly the better team on the ice in a 4-1 win at the PNC Arena Tuesday December 11. Read more