NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Connor has won the Lady Byng Trophy, given to the NHL’s most gentlemanly player.
The league announced the honor Monday night before Game 4 of the Western Conference final between Colorado and Edmonton.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are getting the offensive production they need so far from their blue liners in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Hurricanes outlasted the Boston Bruins in a seven-game series with defensemen Jaccob Slavin and Tony DeAngelo leading the team in points.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes swore they’d be fine after losing a two-game lead and momentum in their first-round playoff series. It was just a matter of cutting down on mistakes and staying out of the penalty box.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists on Friday night to help the Boston Bruins take their first lead against the Hurricanes all season — and hold onto it for a 4-2 victory over Carolina in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Seth Jarvis has been watching his Carolina Hurricanes teammates closely as a rookie learning the NHL game. And he's following their advice when it comes to finding the back of the net.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 32 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, Andrei Svechnikov scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes dominated the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Thursday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov’s strong play across the past month has been rewarded with rising numbers for the Carolina Hurricanes.
BOSTON (AP) — The Hurricanes looked lost in a shutout loss against Columbus last week without defenseman Jaccob Slavin.
In his return, they showed the Bruins just how much he was missed.
Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice during Carolina's five-goal first period, Slavin added a goal and two assists after a two-game absence on the COVID-19 list, and the Hurricanes snapped Boston's five-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory Tuesday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Antti Raanta made 26 saves, Teuvo Teravainen scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes excelled on special teams in a 4-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Sebastian Aho had two goals and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive win.
The 24-year-old Finnish forward has 12 points in his last five games.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored his second goal of the game 4:07 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
Aho sped into the Calgary zone while being pressured by former teammate Elias Lindholm.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Martin Necas and Vincent Trocheck scored power-play goals, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Jaccob Slavin and Sebastian Aho each had a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks demoted Philipp Kurashev on Monday, assigning the struggling forward to Rockford of the American Hockey League.
The 22-year-old Kurashev has no goals and five assists in 19 games.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 24 saves against his former team and the unbeaten Carolina Hurricanes matched the best five-game start in franchise history by defeating the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The past three seasons have seen the Carolina Hurricanes end a long postseason drought, become an every-year playoff team and win their first division championship in 15 years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin won the Lady Byng Memorial trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct Saturday, becoming the fourth blue-liner to win the award.
The 27-year-old from Denver received 73 of 100 first-place votes submitted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Nedeljkovic stayed composed and steady all night in net. It's a good thing the Carolina Hurricanes' penalty kill did, too.
That's why they are up 2-0 in their first-round playoff series on the Nashville Predators.
DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn scored the overtime winner for the second straight game and assisted on Dallas’ three regulation goals as the Stars beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Monday night.
Benn scored on a pass from Jason Robertson at 2:44 of overtime after Robertson took the puck from Vincent Trocheck along the boards in the Dallas zone.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jani Hakanpaa scored his first goal with Carolina to break a tie in the third period and the Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 3-1 Saturday night.
Hakanpaa, a defenseman acquired Monday at the trade deadline from the Anaheim Ducks, was in his second game with Carolina.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter had two goals and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes cooled off the Chicago Blackhawks with a 5-3 victory Friday.
Niederreiter capped his big night by scoring on the power play with 4:56 left, pushing the puck past Kevin Lankinen from the top of the crease for his ninth of the season.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes made one more play at the very end, and that was enough for coach Rod Brind'Amour on Tuesday night.
Andrei Svechnikov scored in regulation and again in the shootout, leading Carolina to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Martin Necas beat Andrei Vasilevskiy at 1:12 of overtime and Carolina beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on Thursday night in the Hurricanes’ return from a pause due to COVID-19 concerns.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have moved past a long playoff drought and look ready to remain a postseason fixture. They just have to figure out what changes will carry them even farther.
TORONTO (AP) — Players watching the opening minutes of the first NHL game in several months marveled at the familiar feeling from half a continent away.
“Not necessarily laughing but just (noticing) how intense it was right away,” Vancouver's Tyler Toffoli said.
TORONTO (AP) — Hockey's back, and Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour couldn't be more impressed with how Carolina ushered in its return after 4 1/2 months of waiting.
Brady Skjei set the tone with a big hit on New York Rangers' Jesper Fast in the opening minute.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Morgan Geekie scored twice and added an assist in his NHL debut, Justin Williams added two third-period goals and the Carolina Hurricanes surged past the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 on Sunday.
Carolina Hurricanes (36-25-5, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (39-22-6, third in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host Carolina after the Hurricanes took down New York 3-2 in overtime.
Carolina Hurricanes (35-24-5, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (39-20-7, second in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia hosts Carolina trying to prolong its five-game home winning streak.
Colorado Avalanche (37-18-7, second in the Central Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (35-23-4, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nathan MacKinnon and Colorado square off against Carolina.
Carolina Hurricanes (33-21-4, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Nashville Predators (29-22-7, fourth in the Central Division)
Nashville, Tennessee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators host Carolina after Sebastian Aho scored two goals in the Hurricanes' 4-3 overtime loss to the Oilers.
Carolina Hurricanes (32-20-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Dallas Stars (31-19-5, third in the Central Division)
Dallas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina visits the Dallas Stars after the Hurricanes beat Vegas 6-5 in a shootout.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov and Sebastian Aho each scored two goals and had one assist, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
Jaccob Slavin also scored and Trevor van Riemsdyk had two assists for Carolina, which scored four straight goals and rallied from a 2-0 deficit for its fourth win in six games.
Vegas Golden Knights (25-20-7, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (29-18-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina hosts the Vegas Golden Knights after Justin Williams scored two goals in the Hurricanes' 4-1 victory over the Jets.
DENVER (AP) — Jaccob Slavin's homecoming was a celebration for his family and a disappointment for his boyhood team.
Slavin scored a go-ahead goal 1:17 after Carolina tied it late the third period, and the Hurricanes rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Thursday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — James Reimer didn't get his second consecutive shutout. He settled for a strong outing against high-powered Tampa Bay.
Reimer made 36 saves, Sebastian Aho and Jaccob Slavin each had a goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Lightning 3-2 on Saturday night.
Carolina Hurricanes (10-7-1, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (9-6-2, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Buffalo, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo aims to stop its five-game skid when the Sabres play Carolina.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have been winning without the usual scoring production from Sebastian Aho. He came through Friday night.
The star center had two goals and an assist in the Hurricanes' 7-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes fall behind in the first two periods, then figure out a way to win after regulation.
The unconventional formula worked again Sunday night, with Jaccob Slavin scoring at 1:53 of overtime to give the Hurricanes a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes.
The team announced Staal's selection Sunday before its exhibition game against Washington, adding that forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Jaccob Slavin will be the alternates.
Getting swept in the first round wasn't enough to knock the Tampa Bay Lightning off the mountaintop.
After finishing 21 points ahead of everyone else during the 2018-19 regular season, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving Eastern Conference.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Jake Gardiner to a four-year contract.
Under terms of the deal announced Friday by Carolina general manager Don Waddell, Gardiner will make an average of $4.05 million each season.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes enter the offseason confident of one thing: They shouldn't have to wait another decade to return to the playoffs.
They hope their nucleus will make postseason appearances an every-year thing.
When Rod Brind'Amour watched pregame shows during the regular season, he didn't think much thought was put into analyzing his Carolina Hurricanes.
"They'd look at the stat sheet and they'll say: 'Oh, Sebastian Aho is a good player.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Petr Mrazek earned his fourth career postseason shutout and the Carolina Hurricanes won their first home playoff game in a decade, routing the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes waited 10 long years to finally bring the playoffs back to town. They almost seemed determined to cram a decade's worth of goals and hits into one game.
BOSTON (AP) — Troy Brouwer scored a short-handed goal, Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots and the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-1 on Saturday to end the Bruins' home winning streak at 12.
Evgenii Dadonov scored twice and Riley Sheahan added a goal for Florida.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Hurricanes broke a long power-play drought and moved closer to securing a playoff berth.
Teuvo Teravainen and Dougie Hamilton scored 21 seconds apart in the first period, and Carolina beat Philadelphia 5-2 on Saturday, officially eliminating the Flyers from playoff contention.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It didn't take long for Nino Niederreiter to fit in with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Niederreiter and Lucas Wallmark each scored twice to lead the Hurricanes to a 7-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Williams, a three-time Stanley Cup winner, has scored many big goals. The puck found his stick after he left the penalty box in the third period Tuesday night, and the veteran forward scored another to lift Carolina to a fifth-straight win.