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Hurricanes and Warren Foegele can still avoid arbitration

November 1, 2020 - 4:25 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Four players in the Carolina Hurricanes organization filed for arbitration, however, just one has yet to sign a contract to avoid arbitration. That player is forward Warren Foegele, whose arbitration hearin...

Hurricanes re-sign Warren Foegele

November 2, 2020 - 1:45 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes The Carolina Hurricanes signed forward Warren Foegele to a one-year contract extension yesterday, worth $2.15 million. The deal comes just three days before Foegele's scheduled arbitration hearing. The...

Analyzing Warren Foegele’s new contract

November 3, 2020 - 4:05 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes The Carolina Hurricanes re-signed forward Warren Foegele to a one-year contract a couple days ago, worth $2.15 million. In this article, I’ll give some thoughts on the contract and will look to analyze wh...

Will the Hurricanes stick with Petr Mrazek and James Reimer in net?

November 5, 2020 - 6:00 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Heading into the offseason, it was clear that the Carolina Hurricanes’ biggest area of need was in net. While we speculated as to who the team could acquire as an upgrade, free agency came and went, with...

Hurricanes will need to be prepared for an expensive 2021 offseason

November 6, 2020 - 6:58 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes The Carolina Hurricanes made few moves this offseason and didn’t have much of a problem managing their cap situation. However, with key players like Dougie Hamilton and Andrei Svechnikov in need of extens...

Jake Bean should have a spot in the Hurricanes' lineup next season

November 7, 2020 - 7:34 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Jake Bean is one of the Carolina Hurricanes’ top prospects. He was drafted 13th overall in 2016 and was just named AHL Defenseman of the Year this past season. Now 22 years old though, he’s still played...

Weekly Recap: Hurricanes Edition (November 8)

November 8, 2020 - 7:46 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes The Carolina Hurricanes re-signed their last major restricted free agent this week. Here are the updates: HURRICANES RE-SIGN FOEGELE The Carolina Hurricanes re-signed forward Warren Foegele to a one...

Jordan Staal’s no-move clause could cause issues for Hurricanes

November 11, 2020 - 7:33 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Looking ahead to next offseason, the Carolina Hurricanes are all but guaranteed to lose a quality player in the expansion draft. However, Jordan Staal’s no-move clause could take away Carolina’s option...

Hurricanes looking to re-sign Dougie Hamilton prior to start of season

November 13, 2020 - 4:15 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes The Carolina Hurricanes will have some key players in need of new contracts next offseason but apparently, they’re looking to get some of those concerns taken care of sooner rather than later. Accordin...

Hurricanes could still potentially re-sign Sami Vatanen

November 15, 2020 - 7:33 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Despite the Carolina Hurricanes’ depth on defense, it appears as though the team could still re-sign free agent Sami Vatanen. According to NHL.com’s Tom Gulitti, the Hurricanes “haven’t closed th...

Hurricanes unveil Reverse Retro jersey

November 16, 2020 - 7:48 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes The Carolina Hurricanes unveiled their Reverse Retro alternate jersey today, shown below. Cue up Brass Bonanza. Introducing the #Canes adidas #ReverseRetro jersey. Hitting the ice in 2021 pic.twitter.com...

A bridge deal seems likely for Andrei Svechnikov's next contract

November 17, 2020 - 7:47 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov is due for a new contract next summer and despite a breakout season, it appears as though a bridge deal may be likely for the young forward. Sportsnet’s El...

Vasiliy Ponomarev invited to Russia’s World Juniors selection camp

November 21, 2020 - 2:00 PM ET

Follow me on Twitter: @BenShelley_20 Follow HockeyBuzz Hurricanes on Twitter: @HB_Canes Carolina Hurricanes prospect Vasili Ponomarev has been invited to Russia’s 2021 World Juniors selection camp. The 53rd overall pick to the #Canes is gearing up to battle on the international stage 🌎...