Chris Borland’s sudden decision to retire from the NFL at 24, fearing future health risks, created shockwaves in other sports. The Carolina Hurricanes have some young players who have had concussion issues.
Facing a back-to-back against New Jersey and Boston, a number of Carolina Hurricanes players were off the ice for Saturday's morning skate. Forward Alex Semin did skate but may miss Saturday’s game because of a hamstring problem.
The Carolina Hurricanes ripped the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 Thursday at PNC Arena as Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, 11 players had points and goalie Cam Ward came up with some high-quality, did-you-see-that saves.
Nathan Gerbe of the Carolina Hurricanes refused to let a lack of size, a back injury or other adversity stop him from playing in the NHL. The 5-foot-5 winger has been nominated for the 2015 Masterton Trophy.
The Carolina Hurricanes announced Friday they have signed defenseman Brett Pesce and goalie Alex Nedeljkovic to three-year, entry-level contracts. Both will report to the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL.
In spending a few days in Raleigh, former Canes defenseman Nic Wallin was able to chat with a couple of fellow Swedes: Elias Lindholm and Victor Rask. He also had some thoughts on their play for the Canes.
Niclas Wallin flew in from Sweden to play in the Canes' Alumni Fantasy Game on Sunday, to be back with former Carolina teammates. Paul Lawson flew in from Scotland for the game. For him, it was a bucket-list thing.