Dec 5, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators center Mike Fisher (12) faces off against Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal (12) during the first period at Bridgestone Arena. The Hurricanes beat the Predators 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports

Monday Carolina Hurricanes Report

Carolina Hurricanes News

  • Yesterday’s blog on the Hurricanes’ defensive prospects can be found here.
  • Preview for the Canes Western Conference swing, which starts today (Cardiac Cane)
  • Speaking of the Western Conference swing, the Hurricanes play the Canucks tonight. A preview will be posted later this morning.
  • Corey Sznajder gives his thoughts on the current goalie situation the Canes are facing (Shutdown Line)

Metropolitan Division Update

  • The Penguins continue their lead in first place, but could be missing Brooks Orpik, because of  injury, and James Neal, because of suspension, for the next few games.
  • Washington hasn’t had a great last 10 games with a 5-4-1 record, but are maintaining second place with 34 points. They are seven behind the Penguins.
  • After being in second place at the start of the weekend, the Canes are in third with two days off.
  • The Rangers sit in fourth also with a 5-4-1 record over their last 10 games.
  • The re-surging Devils sit in fifth with 30 points. After a slow start to the season, the team has played well of late.
  • The inconsistent Flyers are in sixth with 28 points and a 6-4-0 record in the last 10. Vincent Lecavalier will miss the next few weeks.
  • One point behind them are the Blue Jackets, who also have a 6-4-0 record in the last 10.
  • After a hot start and a trade for Thomas Vanek, the Islanders are in last in the division with 21 points.

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