Raleigh, NC — Andrei Svechnikov had 2 powerplay goals in the third period of the battle against the Nashville Predators Friday night, along with an assist earlier in the game. And, despite yielding 2 third-period goals, Frederik Andersen was solid in net all night, leading the Hurricanes to a much-needed win over a very good team, 5-3.
Cary, NC — The Carolina Hurricanes, with their 2-1 wins over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday and San Jose Sharks on Sunday, have won 7 of their last 8 games. In case you missed the action, here’s a recap of their weekend victories.
Cary, NC — The Canes needed to face a good opponent to get back in their rhythm after a disappointing effort in New Jersey against the Devils.
Cary, NC — The Carolina Hurricanes beat a very good New York Ranger team in a solid 6-3 win to take over first place in the Metro division.
Cary, NC — Rod Brind’Amour is not the shout-in-your-face type coach so after the disastrous last game, he would just tell the players to pack that one away and concentrate on the next game.
Cary, NC — The Columbus Blue Jackets were stunned on New Year’s Day after getting a “comfortable” 4-0 lead over the Carolina Hurricanes only to see the Canes pound in 7 unanswered goals to lose 7-4.
Well, the Jackets did some pounding of their own Thursday night in a 6-0 thumping on the listless Canes.
Cary, NC — The Canes played the Flames in Calgary just a month ago, winning the game 2-1 with Sebastian Aho scoring both goals.
Cary, NC — There was only one thing not going right for the Canes in the first half of the game on New Year’s Day against the Columbus Blue Jackets and that was the score.
Cary, NC — The Canes returned to action with the last game a long 12 days ago as the NHL extended the Christmas break due to 29 of the 32 teams having multiple players, and staff, on the Covid protocol.
Cary, NC — Better than 10% of the players in the NHL are in Covid protocol with 5 teams having all games this week postponed so the Canes were lucky to have the game against the surging LA Kings be played.