27-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Noah Hanifin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Sebastian Aho is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Elias Lindholm has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Victor Rask has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Phillip Di Giuseppe has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brock Mcginn has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alex Nedeljkovic has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Scott Darling has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games. Justin Williams has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Raven Tinordi has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Egor Afanasiev has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-9-2019 Team captain meets with Elias Lindholm
Following the team's recent 4-3 OT loss at Winnipeg Jets on 24-9-2019, Carolina Hurricanes captain Jimmy Vesey and Elias Lindholm did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jimmy Vesey

24-9-2019 Scott Darling frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Scott Darling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Scott Darling, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 82 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 211 goals. The 30 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, allowing 28 goals on 156 while booking 0 shutouts.


20-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Brock Mcginn has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Sebastian Aho has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alex Nedeljkovic hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Justin Williams has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Raven Tinordi has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Egor Afanasiev has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-9-2019 Teuvo Teravainen frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Teuvo Teravainen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Teuvo Teravainen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 285 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 62 assists along with 73 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 5 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.


19-9-2019 Team captain meets with Justin Williams
Team captain Jimmy Vesey called a short meeting with Justin Williams after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Justin Williams as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

15-9-2019 Joakim Nordström frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Joakim Nordström feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Joakim Nordström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 208 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 41 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


13-9-2019 Brett Pesce frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brett Pesce was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 50 assists along with 35 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 17 PIM.


13-9-2019 Marcus Kruger frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Marcus Kruger feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Marcus Kruger was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 328 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 60 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


13-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Scott Darling has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-9-2019 Joakim Nordström frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Joakim Nordström feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Joakim Nordström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 208 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 41 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


12-9-2019 Alex Nedeljkovic frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Alex Nedeljkovic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


10-9-2019 Valentin Zykov frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Valentin Zykov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Valentin Zykov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


9-9-2019 Spencer Smallman uncertain about future
Spencer Smallman wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

8-9-2019 Justin Faulk frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Justin Faulk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 492 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 177 assists along with 181 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


8-9-2019 Marcus Kruger frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Marcus Kruger feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Marcus Kruger was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 328 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 60 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


6-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jimmy Vesey is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Noah Hanifin is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-9-2019 Scott Darling frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Scott Darling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Scott Darling, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 75 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 183 goals. The 30 year old goaltender is expecting a good season for the team.


3-9-2019 Brett Pesce frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brett Pesce was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 225 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 49 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


3-9-2019 Clark Bishop frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Clark Bishop feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Clark Bishop was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


1-9-2019 Alex Nedeljkovic frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Alex Nedeljkovic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


1-9-2019 Andrew Poturalski frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Andrew Poturalski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Andrew Poturalski, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2019 Haydn Fleury uncertain about future
Haydn Fleury wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2019 Training camp preview
Carolina Hurricanes will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Carolina Hurricanes and Charlotte Checkers:
- Brenden Kichton D
- Jimmy Vesey L
- Keegan Kanzig D
- Jay McClement C
- Lee Stempniak R
- Cam Ward G
- Eetu Luostarinen L
- Justin Faulk D
- Elias Lindholm C
- Victor Rask C
- Joakim Nordström L
- Teuvo Teravainen C
- Andrej Nestrasil R
- Noah Hanifin D
- Brett Pesce D
- Jaccob Slavin D
- Phillip Di Giuseppe R
- Brock Mcginn L
- Andrew Miller R
- Patrick Brown R
- Brendan Woods C
- Derek Ryan R
- Sergei Tolchinsky L
- Trevor Carrick D
- Jake Bean D
- Aleksi Saarela C
- Callum Booth G
- David Cotton C
- Jeremy Helvig G
- Julien Gauthier L
- Luke Stevens L
- Nicolas Roy R
- Sebastian Aho L
- Alex Nedeljkovic G
- Clark Bishop C
- Haydn Fleury D
- Josh Wesley D
- Roland McKeown D
- Spencer Smallman R
- Steven Lorentz L
- Warren Foegele L
- Lucas Wallmark C
- Tyler Ganly D
- Valentin Zykov R
- Andrew Poturalski C
- Collin Olson G
- Daniel Altshuller G
- Erik Karlsson L
- Brendan Collier L
- Dennis Robertson D
- Jake Chelios D
- Marcus Kruger C
- Scott Darling G
- Jeremy Smith G
- Jonathan Marchessault R
- Philip Samuelsson D
- Anthony Beauvillier L
- Josh Jooris R
- Danny Kristo R
- Justin Williams R
- Brandon Pirri C
- Stelio Mattheos C
- Luke Martin D
- Martin Necas C
- Raven Tinordi C
- Ryan McLeod C
- Egor Afanasiev L

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jay McClement C
- Cam Ward G
- Elias Lindholm C
- Derek Ryan R
- Trevor Carrick D
- Spencer Smallman R
- Erik Karlsson L
- Brendan Collier L
- Scott Darling G
- Philip Samuelsson D
- Stelio Mattheos C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Brenden Kichton D
- Jimmy Vesey L
- Keegan Kanzig D
- Teuvo Teravainen C
- Jaccob Slavin D
- Brock Mcginn L
- Sergei Tolchinsky L
- Aleksi Saarela C
- David Cotton C
- Nicolas Roy R
- Josh Wesley D
- Warren Foegele L
- Collin Olson G
- Daniel Altshuller G
- Dennis Robertson D
- Anthony Beauvillier L
- Josh Jooris R
- Danny Kristo R
- Justin Williams R


30-6-2019 Claude Larose leaves team
Claude Laroses contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Nick Kenney leaves team
Nick Kenneys contract has expired and he has left the team.

27-6-2019 Lee Stempniak frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Lee Stempniak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Lee Stempniak was originally drafted to the NHL by the St-Louis Blues in the 5th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 873 NHL games during his career, notching 193 goals and adding 241 assists along with 336 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


27-6-2019 Joakim Nordström frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Joakim Nordström feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Joakim Nordström was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 208 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 41 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


27-6-2019 Andrew Poturalski frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes center Andrew Poturalski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Andrew Poturalski, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


27-6-2019 Paul Maurice praises Gabriel Sylvestre
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice has praised young defenseman Gabriel Sylvestre in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



26-6-2019 Jake Chelios frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jake Chelios feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jake Chelios, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 28 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


24-6-2019 Patrick Brown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Patrick Brown feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Patrick Brown, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2019 Jeremy Smith frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Jeremy Smith feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jeremy Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 30 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2019 Phillip Di Giuseppe agrees on a contract.
Phillip Di Giuseppe has signed a $2 400 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Phillip Di Giuseppe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 37 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2019 Luke Martin agrees on a contract.
Luke Martin has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Luke Martin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2019 Patrick Brown frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Patrick Brown feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Patrick Brown, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2019 Ryan McLeod agrees on a contract.
Ryan McLeod has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Ryan McLeod was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2019 Egor Afanasiev agrees on a contract.
Egor Afanasiev has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

24-6-2019 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2019 Lee Stempniak frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Lee Stempniak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Lee Stempniak was originally drafted to the NHL by the St-Louis Blues in the 5th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 873 NHL games during his career, notching 193 goals and adding 241 assists along with 336 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


22-6-2019 Valentin Zykov frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Valentin Zykov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Valentin Zykov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


22-6-2019 Stelio Mattheos agrees on a contract.
Stelio Mattheos has signed a $750 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Stelio Mattheos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


22-6-2019 Martin Necas agrees on a contract.
Martin Necas has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Czech, Martin Necas was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2017 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Brenden Kichton (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jay McClement (Charlotte Checkers) UFA
-Andrej Nestrasil (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Phillip Di Giuseppe (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA
-Andrew Miller (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Patrick Brown (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brendan Woods (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Derek Ryan (Charlotte Checkers) UFA
-Trevor Carrick (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Collin Olson (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Daniel Altshuller (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Erik Karlsson (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brendan Collier (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Dennis Robertson (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jake Chelios (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jeremy Smith (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Philip Samuelsson (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Danny Kristo (Charlotte Checkers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brandon Pirri (Carolina Hurricanes) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Claude Larose(pro)
-Nick Kenney(farm)


21-6-2019 Raven Tinordi agrees on a contract.
Raven Tinordi has signed a $390 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Raven Tinordi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 2019 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


20-6-2019 Derek Ryan frustrated
Carolina Hurricanes right wing Derek Ryan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Derek Ryan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season. He has played 5 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $14 800 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Willy Lindstrom retires
Carolina Hurricanes staff member Willy Lindstrom has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Eero Salonen retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Eero Salonen has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Anatoli Bure retires
Charlotte Checkers staff member Anatoli Bure has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Jonathan Marchessault agrees on a contract.
Jonathan Marchessault has signed a $2 100 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Marchessault, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 214 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 29 assists along with 75 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


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