Carolina Hurricanes Wiretap

Canes, Brett Pesce Agree To Six-Year Extension

Aug 2, 2017 1:34 AM

Defenseman Brett Pesce has turned his breakout season into a new contract.

The Hurricanes announced on Tuesday that the 22-year-old has agreed to a six-year extension that pays $4.025 million per season. The deal starts in the 2018-19 season.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

Peter Karmanos Jr. Wants To Sell Canes For $500M

Aug 2, 2017 1:28 AM

Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. says he wants to sell his team for about $500 million.

Karmanos told The News & Observer of Raleigh on Tuesday that he and an ownership group led by former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg have agreed to a term sheet but do not have a purchase agreement.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Legal, Misc Rumor

Peter Karmanos Jr. Considering Selling Canes

Jul 16, 2017 1:43 AM

Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering selling the NHL team.

Hurricanes spokesman Mike Sundheim said in a statement that Karmanos is deciding whether to accept an offer for the franchise or remain the owner, but he declined to say who made the offer.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Legal, Misc Rumor

Canes Sign Jaccob Slavin To Seven-Year, $37.1 Extension

Jul 12, 2017 6:54 PM

The Hurricanes locked up one of their young building blocks by giving a seven-year, $37.1 million extension to defenseman Jaccob Slavin.

The 23-year-old had a career-high 34 points and was a plus-23 last season in his second year in the league.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Misc Rumor, Signing

Canes Acquire Marcus Kruger From Golden Knights

Jul 5, 2017 12:38 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired Marcus Kruger from the Vegas Golden Knights, the forward's second trade in three days.

In the deal announced Tuesday, the Golden Knights picked up Carolina's fifth-round pick in the 2018 draft. Chicago traded Kruger to Vegas on Sunday for undisclosed future considerations.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Vegas, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Flames Acquire Lack, Murphy From Canes

Jun 30, 2017 1:10 AM

The Calgary Flames acquired goalie Eddie Lack and defenseman Ryan Murphy from the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.

Calgary also received a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft, and sent defenseman Keegan Kanzig and a 2019 sixth-round draft pick to Carolina. The Hurricanes will pick up half of Lack's $3 million deal next season, the last on his contract.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Bryan Bickell To Retire From NHL

Apr 8, 2017 8:42 PM

Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in November, announced Saturday night that he will retire after this season.

That capped an emotional day for Bickell, who made the decision to walk away from the game hours after being surprised by teammates, coaches and stuff at a Walk MS benefit event Saturday morning.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Misc Rumor

Pens Acquire Ron Hainsey From Canes; Lose Trevor Daley For Six-Weeks

Feb 24, 2017 1:28 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey from the Carolina Hurricanes on the same day they announced that defenseman Trevor Daley will miss six weeks after undergoing knee surgery.

Pittsburgh sent a second-round pick this year and prospect Danny Kristo to Carolina in the trade.

Tags: Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes, Injury, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Hurricanes Acquire Phillips Samuelsson From Habs

Feb 22, 2017 4:53 PM

The Hurricanes have acquired the son of former NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson from the Canadiens in a trade of minor leaguers.

In the deal announced Tuesday, the Hurricanes picked up defenseman Philip Samuelsson from Montreal in exchange for defenseman Keegan Lowe.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Montreal Canadiens, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

NHL Names Aho, Granlund, Budaj 'Three Stars' For The Week

Feb 6, 2017 2:40 PM

Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho, Wild center Mikael Granlund and Kings goaltender Peter Budaj have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb. 5.

FIRST STAR – SEBASTIAN AHO, RW, HURRICANES Aho tied for the League lead with four goals (4-1—5) including two game-winning tallies as the Hurricanes (24-20-7, 55 points) won all three of their games. 

SECOND STAR – MIKAEL GRANLUND, C, WILD Granlund finished the week tied for first in points with 3-3—6 as the Western Conference-leading Wild (34-12-5, 73 points) won two of three contests. 

THIRD STAR – PETER BUDAJ, G, KINGS Budaj went 3-1-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and two shutouts as the Kings, who hold the first Wild Card spot in the Western Conference, improved to 27-22-4 (58 points). 

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Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Minnesota Wild, Los Angeles Kings, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Bettman: Hurricanes 'Not Moving'
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league is committed to keeping the team in Raleigh.

Red Wings Re-Acquire Martin Frk Off Waivers
The Wings have claimed Martin Frk off waivers from the Hurricanes, and assigned him to Grand Rapids.

Carolina Extends GM Ron Francis Through 2019
Ron Francis is entering his 11th season in management with the Hurricanes and third as GM and executive vice president.

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Hurricanes Sign Coach Bill Peters To Extension
Carolina coach Bill Peters has a record of 65-72-27 in two seasons with the Hurricanes.

Hurricanes, Victor Rask Agree To Six-Year, $24M Deal
Victor Rask scored 21 goals and had 27 assists in 80 games for the Hurricanes last season.

Cam Ward Re-Signs With Hurricanes
Cam Ward has signed a new two-year deal to stay in Carolina.

Canes Send Two Draft Picks To Hawks For Teravainen, Bickell
The Hurricanes sent a second-round pick in this month's draft, and a third-round pick next year to the Blackhawks.

Hurricanes GM Ron Francis Rebuts Relocation Reports
The NHL is currently weighing its options for possible expansion.

Hurricanes, Joakim Nordstrom Agree On Two-Year Deal
The Hurricanes have also signed defenseman Jake Chelios to a one-year, two-way contract.

Kings Acquire Kris Versteeg From Hurricanes
The Hurricanes receive Valentin Zykov and a conditional 2016 fifth-round draft pick.

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Rangers Trade For Canes' Eric Staal
Forward Eric Staal has scored 322 goals in 12 seasons with the Hurricanes.

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NHL Suspends Nate Thompson Three-Games
Nate Thompson has been suspended for three games for an illegal check on the Canes' Justin Faulk last week.

Wisniewski Needs ACL Surgery, Out Six-Months
Canes defenseman James Wisniewski was injured during Thursday's game at Nashville.

Hurricanes Sign Eddie Lack To Two-Year Extension
Carolina will pay Eddie Lack $2.5 million next season and $3 million in 2017-18.


Devils Sign Jiri Tlusty To One-Year Deal
Jiri Tlusty scored 14 goals in 72 games last season with Carolina and Winnipeg.

Kris Versteeg Traded By Blackhawks To Hurricanes
Kris Versteeg had 14 goals and 34 points in 61 regular-season games for the Blackhawks in 2014-15 and one goal and two points in 12 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Canes, Elias Lindholm Agree To Two-Year Extension
Elias Lindholm had a career high 17 goals in 81 games last season.

Canadiens Sign Alexander Semin To One-Year Deal
Alexander Semin scored just 6 goals in 57 games for the Hurricanes last season.

Canes Place Alexander Semin On Buyout Waivers
Alexander Semin only scored six goals for the Hurricanes last season.

Ducks Acquire Anton Khudobin From Canes For James Wisniewski
Goaltender Anton Khudobin has appeared in 91 career NHL games.

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