April 25, 2013; Raleigh, NC, USA; New York Rangers right wing ryan Callahan (24) shot is the game winner in overtime past the Carolina Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis (31) at the PNC center. The Rangers defeated the Hurricanes 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Wednesday Hurricanes Report

Carolina Hurricanes News

  • Yesterday’s blog on the Washington Capitals can be found here
  • Tim Wallace has signed with a club in Sweden (NBC Sports)
  • Corey Sznajder ranks Brock McGinn 14th in his Top 25 Under 25 (Shutdown Line)
  • Corey also considers if the Canes’ roster have improved (Shutdown Line)

My Opinion: It’s a little hard to tell if the offense will be better considering how many holes there are and who will fill them, but right now the offense, I believe, is a tad better. Having Tuomo Ruutu for a whole season will help and Elias Lindholm should be a big upgrade on the third line. Hopefully the bottom six will be solved by the players in the system.

On defense, Andrej Sekera will help the top four and I disagree with Corey. I believe Mike Komisarek will be better than any of the three defensemen the Canes lost this summer. Mark Flood was a good depth signing also.

But goaltending is where the Hurricanes have improved the most with Anton Khudobin being signed.

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