Oct 25, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Ryan Murphy (7) pushes the puck past the blue line as Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cory Sarich (16) defends in the third period at Pepsi Center. The Avalanche defeated the Hurricanes Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Monday Hurricanes Report


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.

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