Posted by Chip Alexander on February 27, 2015
All but overshadowed by Canes goalie Cam Ward playing his 500th career game is a nice milestone for defenseman John-Michael Liles.
Ward, in net for No. 500 on Tuesday in a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, will be honored by the Hurricanes in a pregame ceremony Friday. As for Liles, he's expected to more quietly play his 700th career game, which is fine with him.
"It's definitely an honor," Liles said Friday. "To have played one game in this league would have been a pretty amazing thing. If you had told me at 10 or 12 years old that I would play one game, much less 700
Posted by Chip Alexander on February 15, 2015
Carolina Hurriicanes coach Bill Peters didn't see much that he liked Saturday in a 6-3 road loss to the Minnesota Wild, but one bright spot on a dismal night might have been the play of forward Andrej Nestrasil.
Posted by Chip Alexander on February 13, 2015
The NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and speculation abounds, and the Carolina Hurricanes are only adding to it with such pending UFAs as Andrej Sekera and Jiri Tlusty.
Posted by Chip Alexander on February 11, 2015
Two teams took to the ice Wednesday for practices at Raleigh Center Ice, and one with a lot more smiles and chatter than the other. The Carolina Hurricanes, after two wins, were in better spirits than the Anaheim Ducks.