Jan 19, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) stops Carolina Hurricanes forward Eric Staal (12) during the 2nd period at PNC Arena. The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Wednesday Carolina Hurricanes Report

Carolina Hurricanes News

  • Alexander Semin was named to Team Russia after an injury caused an opening (Cardiac Cane)
  • The preview for the rescheduled game against the Philadelphia Flyers can be found here.
  • Friday’s game against the Ottawa Senators has been pushed back to Saturday at noon.
  • Matt Karash does a mock game blog for the postponed game (Hockey Buzz)
  • Mark Jones explains how the rescheduled game is another example of NHL’s rescheduling inconsistencies (Bleacher Report)
  • Andrew Luistro tries to find a home for Tuomo Ruutu (Sunbelt Hockey Journal)

Metropolitan Division Update

  • All the Pittsburgh Penguins do is win as the team remains as the top seed in the division with 70 points and a 7-2-1 record in their last 10.
  • The New York Rangers match the Penguins last 10 record and have climbed into second place with 57 points.
  • In third place is tonight’s opponent, the Flyers who have 56 points, but two games in hand on the Rangers.
  • With a seven-game winning streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets now sit in fourth place in the Metro with 54 points. The returns of Nathan Horton and Sergei Bobrovsky have had a huge effect.
  • One point below them are the New Jersey Devils.
  • After controlling the second-place spot for some time the Washington Capitals have fallen to sixth with a 2-5-3 record in their last 10.
  • The Hurricanes are in seventh with 49 points, three points behind the Caps, but with two games in hand.
  • Bringing up the last spot in the division are the New York Islanders, who have played better of late, but can’t pull out of the division basement.

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