10 reasons Carolina Hurricanes can win Stanley Cup in 2017-18

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 20: A general view of the Stanley Cup trophy is seen being displayed at the Park Theater Retail Store at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino on June 20, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 20: A general view of the Stanley Cup trophy is seen being displayed at the Park Theater Retail Store at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino on June 20, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images) /
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GLENDALE, AZ – NOVEMBER 04: Head coach Bill Peters of the Carolina Hurricanes getsures during third period action against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on November 4, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ – NOVEMBER 04: Head coach Bill Peters of the Carolina Hurricanes getsures during third period action against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on November 4, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images) /

3. Peters needs to save his job

Peters has his back against the wall and is not a fan favorite. A few possibilities for the Canes at head coach this season includes having Peters find some spark for this team or him getting fired and the new coach creating a spark.

The start to the season in 2017-18 is the best Peters had since he took over for Carolina. Patience is a virtue with this coach since there does not seem to be a method for a lot of his madness. If it works, it will be great. But, if it doesn’t, he could be out of a job soon.

All the line shuffling and head scratching roster and scheme moves from Peters makes it hard for him to find traction. He does not look to instill a sense of charisma, energy, or excitement with this team. But, the Canes do consistently out shoot opponents.

Most games have the Canes outplay their opposition, especially in the shot department. But, Peters needs to find a way to help his team start to convert on some of those scoring chances. You can tell the Canes are knocking on the door, they’re just not quite there yet.