Sometimes addition by subtraction works out for some teams, and sometimes it doesn’t. Let’s take a look at some examples of that for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Managing an NHL team is a tough and unforgiving business. Whether it be by the draft, trades, or free agency, teams are always looking for ways to improve their roster. Sometimes, letting go of players who’ve overstayed their welcome, or trading guys in an effort to improve can backfire, and those replaced players go on to have great success elsewhere.
The Carolina Hurricanes, along with every team in the NHL, have a few of those guys who kind of just “got away”. Whether it has been enough time to move on from the certain player or a lack of opportunity, here’s 5 guys who the Carolina Hurricanes probably wish they would have kept around.