Jan 31, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner (53) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal in the second period against the St. Louis Blues at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Tuesday Carolina Hurricanes Report

Carolina Hurricanes News

  • We welcomed former editor KP Kelly back yesterday. Read what she had to say about the month of January here.
  • A rumor from Eklund at Hockey Buzz says the Philadelphia Flyers are interested in Ron Hainsey (Cardiac Cane)
  • The Hurricanes play the Winnipeg Jets tonight. A preview will be posted later this morning.
  • Anton Khudobin was named NHL’s first star of the month for January (Hurricanes’ Website)
  • Matt Karash looks at some pre-Olympic trade possibilities for the Canes (Hockey Buzz)

Charlotte Checkers Preview

The Checkers will begin a stretch of four games in six nights tonight as they take on the Abbotsford Heat. This will be the first game between the two teams this season.

Charlotte won an impressive game over the Lake Erie Monsters on Saturday, scoring two goals with less than three minutes left to win the game in regulation. Zach Boychuk and Aaron Palushaj have been leading the team lately. Boychuk had a hattrick in the last game.

John Muse has continued to be the go-to in net for the Checkers, but with such a busy schedule, fans will likely see Mike Murphy in a couple of games.

The Heat are fourth in the West, while the Checkers are in 10th.

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