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Hurricanes agree to 8-year contract with forward Andrei Svechnikov
The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with forward Andrei Svechnikov on an eight-year contract, which is set to keep the No. 2 overall draft pick from 2018 with the franchise through the 2028-29 season.
Brind'Amour's busy day: Carolina bench boss signs extension, wins coach of the year
On Thursday morning, the Carolina Hurricanes announced a three-year contract extension with head coach Rod Brind'Amour. Hours later, Brind'Amour won the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year.
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Lightning shut out Hurricanes to book place in Stanley Cup semifinals
Brayden Point and Ross Colton scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy controlled the crease, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Tuesday night to win the second-round playoff series in five games.
Duke's Mike Krzyzewski to retire following 2021-22 season
Duke's Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Wednesday that next season will be his last with the Blue Devils program. The school also named former Duke player and associate head coach Jon Scheyer as Krzyzewski's successor for the 2022-23 season.
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Lightning zap Hurricanes offence once again to secure 2nd straight road win
Alex Killorn and Anthony Cirelli scored while Andrei Vasilevskiy was strong in net once again, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
TB Leads 1-0
Lightning fend off Hurricanes' late flurry to take early lead
Barclay Goodrow beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the go-ahead goal at 12:39 of the third period to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Sunday night to open their second-round playoff series.
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Staal's winner sends Hurricanes past Predators in 3rd straight OT of series
Jordan Staal scored off a rebound at 2:03 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night for a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series.
CAR LEADS 2-0
Nedeljkovic posts 32-save shutout as Hurricanes blank Predators
Sebastian Aho scored twice and Alex Nedeljkovic was sharp in net to lead a perfect showing for Carolina's penalty kill, helping the Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 on Monday night in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series.
CAR LEADS 1-0
Staal, Niederreiter lead Hurricanes past Predators in Game 1
Jordan Staal scored twice and Nino Niederreiter beat Juuse Saros for the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Monday night in the first game of the teams' first-round playoff series.
WNBA earns highest grades among pro leagues in diversity hiring, study shows
A study finds the WNBA continuing to earn the highest marks of all professional leagues when it comes to racial and gender diversity in hiring.