The Carolina Hurricanes may not have made the playoffs last season, but they are not going to let that get them down. They are working on rebuilding their team and are optimistic that this season will be the one that gets them to the playoffs. They will be looking to make some improvements in their goal tending, despite resigning Cam Ward. Nathan Gerbe has departed and the team has said hello to Viktor Stalberg, Lee Stempniak, Teuvo Teravainen and Bryan Bickell. There is hope that this will help to provide a much-needed boost to the offense. Get your tickets to catch the action in person on Razorgator.
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In another division of the NHL, the 24-21-7 Carolina Hurricanes would be sitting in a better position. But in the competitive Metropolitan Division, the Hurricanes are in last place with 55 points. In the Central Division, for example, 55 points would be good enough for fifth place.
It didn’t help Carolina’s cause that the team lost five straight games from Jan. 17 to Jan. 26. However, the Hurricanes followed this up with three straight victories by defeating Philadelphia, Edmonton and the New York Islanders. The modest streak came to an end Feb. 7 with a 5-0 shutout loss to Washington.
Carolina next hosts Colorado on Feb. 17. Tickets start at $13.
The Carolina Hurricanes had a four game winning streak before falling to the Blue Jackets on January 17. In this game, the Hurricanes scored first when Sebastian Aho found the next in the final minutes of the first period. However, it was not long before the Blue Jackets scored two goals to end the period ahead. The Hurricanes were unable to equalize and allowed the Blue Jackets two more goals. The Hurricanes will look for a win when they host the Penguins on January 20, then they head on the road to play the Blue Jackets on the 21 and the Capitals on the 23. They return home to host the Kings on the 26. There is still time to get your tickets, with prices starting at $52.
Just when it seemed like the Carolina Hurricanes were finally starting to get some momentum going, they go and lose two games in a row. In their first game of the year on Tuesday night, Carolina hosted the visiting New Jersey Devils. Fans knew to expect a close match, as the Devils and Hurricanes shared nearly identical records. After a 0-0 tie at the end of the first period, New Jersey took over and won the game 3-1. The Hurricanes will now embark on a terrifying road trip against the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks before returning home to host the Boston Bruins on Sunday, January 8. Tickets to that game are $29.
The Carolina Hurricanes are in sixth place in the Metropolitan Division, which makes the playoffs an unknown thing for the team. Each game that’s played is extremely important to determine if the Hurricanes will make it into postseason play. Last Saturday, the Hurricanes took on the Buffalo Sabres after coming off of a tough shootout loss against the Capitals the day earlier. However, the Hurricanes came out blazing offensively and scored a goal early on in the first. The game eventually ended up going into a shootout, which the Hurricanes won. See if they can defeat the Boston Bruins when they take compete against them on Saturday 24. Get your tickets today.
After losing three in a row, the Carolina Hurricanes got a win when they beat the Lightning in overtime on December 4. It was a scoreless game during the regulation periods, with goalie Cam Ward making an impressive 30 saves to keep the Lightning from getting any points. In the overtime period, Phillip Di Giuseppe made it past the Lightning's defense to get a goal for the Hurricanes and secure the win. The Hurricanes head out to California to play the Ducks on the 7, the Kings on the 8 and the Sharks on the 10 before heading home to host the Canucks on the 13. You can still get tickets, with prices starting at $10.
The Carolina Hurricanes had a five game winning streak until they lost to the Canadiens 1-2 on November 24. The Hurricanes were first on the board when Elias Lindholm scored 10 minutes into the game. Then, just two minutes later the Canadiens tied up the game. After a scoreless second period, the Canadiens were able to score in the first seconds of the third period. The Hurricanes were unable to equalize and found their streak ended. The Hurricanes will look to start another winning streak when they play the Senators on November 26 in Ottawa and then come home on the 27 to host the Panthers. You can still get tickets for prices starting at $12.
The Carolina Hurricanes were ale to force a shootout against the New Jersey Devils but couldn’t take advantage in the extra time and lost the game 3-2. Carolina took the lead in the second period, getting goals from Jordan Staal and Klas Dahlbeck to go up 2-1. Devils’ rookie Nick Lappin went on to tie the game in the third period and after that Carolina was never able to regain control. The Hurricanes are still looking to get a few signature wins that will help get the young season back on track. The team will aim to score a big victory when the Sharks come to town on November 15. Tickets for that game start as low as $11.
The Carolina Hurricanes ran into a bit of a buzz saw when visiting the Detroit Red Wings on October 25. Detroit put the Hurricanes away with ease, winning 4-2 and claiming the team’s fifth straight victory. Carolina actually played well for the final two periods, outscoring the Red Wings 2-1. Had the Hurricanes not given up three goals to start the game the outcome probably would have been different. Unfortunately, the loss dropped Carolina’s record to 1-3-2 to start the season. The team will look to turn things around in the coming weeks. The New Jersey Devils come to Carolina for a game on November 6, and tickets are available starting as low as $11.
The Carolina Hurricanes start their 2016-2017 season with a game against the Jets on October 13. During the preseason, the Hurricanes went 4-3, with a win in their final preseason game against the Capitals. The Hurricanes were ahead 2-0 early in the third period, thanks to goals from Lee Stempniak and Noah Hanifin. However, the Capitals equalized by the end of the game to send it into overtime. After a scoreless overtime, the game was decided by a shootout, during which the Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin scored the winning goal to take the victory. There is still time to get tickets for this season's games, including the opener in Winnipeg on the 13. Prices start at $56.
The Carolina Hurricanes are coming off a season where they ended 10th in the Eastern Conference and did not have a post-season. They have spent the offseason preparing their roster and will be heading to training camp in just a few weeks. One person that will definitely be around for the next few years is coach Bill Peters. The team recently signed a contract that will lock him in as coach until 2019. Peters has been building up the team the past two seasons and will look to continue to improve their performance. The preseason begins for the Hurricanes on September 26 when they play the Capitals in Washington. You can get tickets for this and other games for $5 and up.