5 Things the Carolina Hurricanes Should be Thankful For

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Nov 10, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner (53) celebrates his 2nd period goal against the Calgary Flames at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

The holiday season is among us, and that means that the Carolina Hurricanes are well-into their 2014-2015 schedule.

It has been a rough one for the Carolina Hurricanes. A winless October left the team well-out of playoff contention as they ranked last in the entire league. A bounceback month of November has led the team to a slight rise in the standings, and they sit 7 points back of 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division going into Wednesday’s NHL action.

Through the ups and downs, there have been many things to be thankful for for the Hurricanes. Let’s take a look at some of those things in the spirit of Thanksgiving.