Author: Kat Whetstone

Weekly Carolina Hurricanes Recap: Prospects Galore, Road Trips, and Final Regular Season Conclusions 04/08-04/2024

The Carolina Hurricanes finished their regular season with a bang, as they had yet another busy week.

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Carolina Hurricanes Sign Juha Jaaska and Jackson Blake, Furthering AHL Speculation

On Apr. 8, the Carolina Hurricanes made yet another surprise signing – Juha Jaaska. After over a week of speculation, the organization also announced the signing of Jackson Blake. These signings have caused Carolina fan speculation, wondering if the organization reached an AHL deal after over a year.

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Understanding Andrei Svechnikov’s Recovery from ACL Surgery – Interview with a Collegiate Athlete and Advocate

RALEIGH, North Carolina: Lexi Warnock is an athlete at Meredith College- just two miles from PNC Arena. She is fresh off of an ACL injury, returning to competitive sorts in the first time in ten months. She is an advocate for athletes returning from sports injuries, which is why she’s encouraging Hurricanes fans to “lay off Andrei Svechnikov.”

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Hurricanes Sign Bradly Nadeau to Rookie Contract, Furthering Team’s Rookie Signings

RALEIGH, North Carolina: On Apr. 7, the Carolina Hurricanes furthered a multi-day streak of signing prospects. This time, it was University of Maine forward Bradly Nadeau to a three-year entry-level deal.

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Signings, Final Homestand, and Pre-Playoff Takeaways: Weekly Carolina Hurricanes Recap 04/01-04/07/2024

RALEIGH, North Carolina: After an intensive stint of games last week, the Carolina Hurricanes went into a temporary hibernation. After a four-day rest period, the Canes emerged on a multi-day homestand, beginning with the Boston Bruins on Apr. 4.

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Hurricanes Sign Gleb Trikozov to Rookie Contract

On Apr. 6, the Carolina Hurricanes released surprising news surrounding signing prospects – the organization officially signed forward Gleb Trikozov to a three-year-entry-level deal for the 2024-2025 season.
Trikozov is coming to Carolina from the VHL, where he was known for his physicality and high-scoring ability.

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Frederik Andersen Named Carolina Hurricanes’ Masterton Trophy Nominee

On Apr. 5, the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association (PHWA)’s Carolina chapter nominated their 2024 Bill Masterson Memorial trophy pick from the Carolina Hurricanes: goaltender Frederik Andersen. Perseverance is a light word for Andersen’s season.

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Opinion: Misogyny Has No Place in Hockey

On Apr. 1, hockey fans all over Twitter were greeted by former NHL’er Bobby Ryan tweeting “Name 7 players. Not 1. Not 2…5-7. First and last names…go for it.” While Ryan’s comments may seem harmless, they are not – they demonstrate a wider issue in hockey culture.

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Canes Sign Scott Morrow to Three-Year Rookie Deal

RALEIGH, North Carolina: On Apr. 3, the Carolina Hurricanes made a slightly unexpected announcement – they were officially signing prospect defenseman Scott Morrow to a three-year entry-level deal.

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Opinion: Pyotr Kochetkov, Thank You for Wearing a Neck Guard

Neck guards – the age-old hockey question of will they, won’t they. The hockey world has long argued about mandating neckguards at the NHL level. For Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Pyotr Kochetkov, his decision to wear a neckguard is one that grows the game.

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