Dec 14, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA; Carolina Hurricanes forward Eric Staal (12) handles the puck against the Phoenix Coyotes defensemen Oliver Ekman-Larsson (23) in the third period at Jobing.com Arena. The Hurricanes defeated the Coyotes 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

Tuesday Carolina Hurricanes Report


Carolina Hurricanes News

  • The Hurricanes are planning to allow Elias Lindholm to play for Team Sweden at the World Junior Championships (Cardiac Cane)
  • Yesterday’s blog on why now is the time for the Canes to make a trade can be found here.
  • Weekly report on the Checkers (Checkers Website)
  • Corey Sznajder looks at the Hurricanes’ past week (Shutdown Line)
  • Matt Karash gives his thoughts on how to solve the current goalie problem (Hockey Buzz)

Metropolitan Division Update

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins are maintaing the lead that they’ve had since the beginning of the season with an 8-1-1 record in the last 10 and 47 points.
  • Eight points behind the Pens, sit the Washington Capitals, who have kept second place for a while now.
  • But the Hurricanes sit only four points behind, but have played one more game than the Caps.
  • The Rangers are hot on the Canes’ tail with 33 points and a 4-5-1 record in the last 10.
  • With a game in hand on the Rangers, the Flyers sit in fifth with 32 points.
  • The Devils also have 32 points, but have played one more game and one less win than the Flyers.
  • The Blue Jackets also have 32 points, but have played one more game than the Flyers. The sixth place has quickly become a contested spot in the division.
  • Bringing up the rear are the New York Islanders with 24 points and one win in their last 10.

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