Carolina Hurricanes News
- Yesterday’s blog on adding another defenseman can be found here
- A number of former Checkers are competing for spots with the Hurricanes (Checkers Website)
- Corey Sznajder looks at the third-line winger battle in training camp (Shutdown Line)
- Andrew Luistro explains why it’s a good thing the Canes’ training camp has been physical (The Hockey Writers)
Training Camp Update
Note: Information is taken from Hurricanes beat reporters such as Chip Alexander and Michael Smith, however opinions are my own.
- Riley Nash suffered a cut in his armpit and will miss the next couple days of training camp: This is unfortunate for Nash, who is competing for the fourth-line center.
- Jiri Tlusty ended up missing today also and will apparently miss the next couple days also according to Muller.
- Zach Boychuk scored two goals to lead Team Eric to a 2-1 win in yesterday’s scrimmage. Jeff Skinner scored the lone goal for Team Jordan.
- Sergey Tolchinsky is not playing today and will be sent back to juniors: While Tolchinsky has surprised, he’s not ready for the NHL and juniors is where he should be.
- Zac Dalpe played with Jordan Staal and Tuomo Ruutu, while Radek Dvorak joined Elias Lindholm and Jeff Skinner.
- Ron Hainsey made his first appearance playing in the scrimmage yesterday
Check every day for training camp updates in the daily Hurricanes reports!