Carolina Hurricanes (Hockey)

State of Things
12:51 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Remembering Josef Vašíček

Josef Vašíček's jersey

When the Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup in 2006, the team had a young, Czech player on the ice named Josef Vašíček. “Big Joe,” as ‘Canes fans called him, was drafted by the team in 1998 and before his career in North Carolina was over, Vašíček was a key member in the Hurricanes’ success. The 30-year-old player died in a plane crash in Russia on Wednesday, along with 26 members of the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv, the hockey team Vašíček joined in 2008.

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5:30 am
Wed June 8, 2011

Hurricanes Add New Coaches

The Carolina Hurricanes are welcoming two new coaches to their staff. Former team captain Rod Brind’Amour and NHL head coach Dave Lewis will be assistant coaches for the team. Brind’Amour was appointed the team’s director of development last year after 20 years as an NHL player. Head Coach Paul Maurice says that year of experience will make Brind’Amour well suited for the job. 

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4:35 am
Fri February 18, 2011

Brind'Amour To Be Honored

Rod Brind'Amour

Rod Brind'Amour will be honored tonight before the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Philadelphia Flyers. He will have his jersey retired.

Rod Brind'Amour was known as one of the hardest working and toughest players in a sport that places a high value on both. He attributes his drive to his father, a pipefitter in Campbell River, Canada.

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5:00 am
Fri January 28, 2011

At 18, Skinner Scores Big For 'Canes

Jeff Skinner

As Dave DeWitt reports, Skinner is more than just another fresh young face.

The NHL All-Star Game will be played in Raleigh this weekend. The event includes the NHL Wide Open festival in downtown tomorrow, a Rookie Skills Challenge, and the game itself on Sunday.

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