Underachieving Hurricanes part ways with Muller

May 6, 2014

Underachieving Hurricanes part ways with Muller

Ron Francis wasted little time putting his stamp on the Carolina Hurricanes. One week into his new job as general manager, Francis fired coach Kirk Muller and most of his staff. Now leading a franchise that has made the playoffs just once in eight ...

Sabres edge Hurricanes

Feb 26, 2014

Sabres edge Hurricanes

Ryan Miller was more concerned about overcoming jetlag than thinking about providing a memorable send-off in what could potentially have been one of the goalie’s final games for the Buffalo Sabres. A little over a day after returning to Buffalo from the Sochi Games, ...

Gerbe, Tlusty lift Hurricanes over Flyers

Jan 23, 2014

Gerbe, Tlusty lift Hurricanes over Flyers

Nathan Gerbe enjoys working on trick shots in practice, so he figured why not try it in a game. Gerbe’s remarkable highlight-reel tally — one that likely will be a candidate for top NHL goal of the season — helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat ...

Flames halt skid with win over Canes

Jan 14, 2014

Flames halt skid with win over Canes

Having lost three straight, the Calgary Flames were looking for something positive when they visited the Carolina Hurricanes. Karri Ramo delivered just what they needed. Ramo made 22 saves in his first NHL shutout, and Mikael Backlund and Sean Monahan provided the offense in ...

Bobrovsky helps Blue Jackets to win

Jan 11, 2014

Bobrovsky helps Blue Jackets to win

By the end, a crowd of 16,008 was chanting his nickname. Sergei Bobrovsky made 36 saves and Cam Atkinson had a goal and an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past Carolina 3-0 on Friday night, ending the Hurricanes’ season-best five-game winning streak. ...

Canucks hold off surging Hurricanes

Dec 2, 2013

Canucks hold off surging Hurricanes

Ryan Kesler shut off the Carolina Hurricanes’ onslaught after an early second-period surge and put the Vancouver Canucks back in control. They maintained it for much of the final 40 minutes and skated off with a 3-2 road win on Sunday. Kesler capped a ...

Rangers find scoring touch

Nov 3, 2013

Rangers find scoring touch

Initially, New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wasn’t pleased with Derek Stepan and his linemates. By the end of the night, Vigneault’s assessment of his top line had changed dramatically. Derek Stepan scored his first three goals of the season, and Carl Hagelin added ...