Player News - Hurricanes

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Lucas Wallmark has been returned to the minors.

Wallmark made his fifth appearance of the season in Sunday's game versus New Jersey. He hasn't earned a point in four NHL outings since he got his first NHL goal back on Dec. 30.
Feb 19 - 2:13 PM

Cam Ward allowed three goals on 21 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Devils on Sunday.

Ward's teammates came through with a goal late in regulation to salvage a point. Ward has allowed eight goals in his last three games and falls to 17-8-4 this season with a .911 save percentage and 2.59 goals against average.
Feb 18 - 8:36 PM

Jeff Skinner scored his 20th goal of the season in Sunday's 3-2 loss to New Jersey.

It was goal No. 200 of Skinner's career, and it earned the Hurricanes a point. Skinner scored late in the third to send the game to overtime, and now has 37 points in 60 games this season.
Feb 18 - 8:08 PM

Cam Ward will be in the crease Sunday versus the New Jersey Devils.

Ward was beaten two times on 22 shots in Friday's 3-0 loss to the Islanders. He has registered a 17-8-3 record this year with a 2.58 goals-against average and .912 save percentage in 30 appearances.
Feb 18 - 4:30 PM

Lee Stempniak will be scratched Sunday against New Jersey.

Coach Bill Peters said that recent call-up Lucas Wallmark will be in the lineup and Stemniak, who logged just 7:02 of ice time on Friday, will sit.
Feb 18 - 3:19 PM

Patrick Brown has been returned to the minors.

Brown was a healthy scratch in two games after he was brought up from the minors. He has produced six goals and 20 points in 44 games with the AHL's Charlotte Checkers this season.
Feb 18 - 12:09 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled Lucas Wallmark from the AHL.

The 22-year-old has one goal in four games with the 'Canes this season. Wallmark has also accumulated 13 goals and 36 points in 34 AHL games in 2017-18. He shouldn't pop up on your fantasy radar.
Feb 17 - 5:31 PM

The Hurricanes were shut out 3-0 by Thomas Greiss and the Islanders Friday night despite dominating the game.

The Canes out shot the Islanders 45 to 22 in the contest, took an additional 27 shots that were blocked and directed a whopping 20 more shots that went wide. That's 95 attempts without a goal. Not an easy feat in today's NHL. Carolina will be looking to rebound Sunday afternoon against the Devils.
Feb 17 - 10:09 AM

Cam Ward allowed two goals on 22 shots in Friday's 3-0 loss to the New York Islanders.

He came into this game having won each of his last two starts. Ward blanked the Islanders in the first half of the game, but he allowed the first goal of the night to Johnny Boychuk midway through the second frame. The veteran now owns a 17-8-3 record with a 2.58 goals-against-average and a .912 save percentage this season.
Feb 16 - 10:18 PM

Sebastian Aho and the Carolina Hurricanes dropped a 3-0 decision to the New York Islanders on Friday night.

Aho was one of five Hurricanes to finish the game with a minus-2 rating. The Hurricanes forward had three shots on goal in 21:11 of ice time. He's now posted a minus-5 rating in each of his last two games. The 20-year-old has 21 goals and 46 points in 54 games this season.
Feb 16 - 10:10 PM

Haydn Fleury will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the New York Islanders.

He has no goals and six assists in 46 games this season. Fleury has been a healthy scratch in three of his team's last six games.
Feb 16 - 7:16 PM

Cam Ward will get the start in Friday's game against the New York Islanders.

Ward is coming off a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. He has a 17-7-3 record with a 2.60 goals-against-average and a .912 save percentage this season.
Feb 16 - 6:03 PM

Jaccob Slavin is on a four-game point streak.

Slavin kept that run going with an assist on Thursday. He's up to five goals and 17 points in 58 contests in 2017-18. That's still well behind his 2017-18 total of 34 points.
Feb 16 - 10:09 AM

Jeff Skinner is just one goal away from the 200th of his career.

Skinner inched within striking distance of that milestone by scoring a goal on Thursday. He's red hot right now with four goals and five points in his last four games. Skinner's goal on Thursday also gave him sole position of fifth place on the Hurricanes' all-time goals list, ahead of Jeff O'Neill. Blaine Stoughton is in fourth place on that list with 219 goals.
Feb 16 - 10:07 AM

Scott Darling allowed five goals on 22 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

The Hurricanes scored the first goal of the game and they managed to tie the game at two in the second period, but they allowed the Devils to score the final three goals of the contest. Darling has now lost four of his last five games. He owns a 10-15-6 record with a 3.05 goals-against-average and a .891 save percentage this season. It's been a tough first season in Carolina for the 29-year-old netminder.
Feb 15 - 10:36 PM


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