Carolina Hurricanes News
- Yesterday’s blog on whether or not the Hurricanes should send Elias Lindholm to the minors can be found here.
- The Hurricanes play the Penguins tonight at 7 p.m. ET. A preview will be posted later.
- Franklin Steele explains why the Hurricanes are hurting without Cam Ward and Anton Khudobin (FanSided)
- Michael Smith gives a notebook on the latest Canes news (Hurricanes Website)
- Chip Alexander explains why the Hurricanes need better first periods to earn wins (Raleigh News & Observer)
Charlotte Checkers Recap
John Muse earned his second shutout of the weekend as the Checkers beat the Chicago Wolves, 5-0. Terry, Blanchard, Shugg, Palushaj and Sutter all scored for the Checkers. Muse was signed last week and has made a huge impact including making 27 saves yesterday.
The Checkers finished the weekend 2-1 and improved their overall record to 4-2-1. They currently sit at fifth place in the Western conference. The Checkers next play Wednesday against the Grand Rapids Griffins, who they beat on Friday.
Metropolitan Division Recap
- Penguins still in first place with 14 points.
- The Islanders and Hurricanes are tied for second with 11.
- Blue Jackets and Capitals both have 10 and are tied for fourth.
- The Devils have sole possession of sixth, while Flyers and Rangers are tied for seventh with 6 points.