RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes will host their second annual Hockey Talks game, presented by Relias, on Friday, Jan. 31, when the team hosts the Vegas Golden Knights at 7:30 p.m. The Hurricanes are hosting Hockey Talks to encourage conversations about mental health and reduce stigmas associated with mental illness. Hurricanes players will wear special Hockey Talks decals on their helmets during the game and will wear Hockey Talks t-shirts leading up to the game.
RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton today underwent successful surgery to repair a fractured fibula in his left leg. The procedure was performed by Dr. Kevin Logel at Raleigh Orthopaedic, and Hamilton is out indefinitely.
RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin will represent the Metropolitan Division at the 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend, to take place from Jan. 24-25 in St. Louis. He will replace Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton, who will miss All-Star Weekend due to injury. This marks Slavin’s first appearance at the event.
RALEIGH, NC – The National Sports Media Association announced today that Carolina Hurricanes play-by-play announcer John Forslund has been selected as the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year for the second consecutive year. Forslund was named a co-winner of the award along with radio host David Glenn.
RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Justin Williams to a one-year contract for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. The contract will pay Williams a base salary of $700,000, and he can earn an additional $1.3 million in potential bonuses based on individual and team play in the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Williams, along with Hurricanes Owner Tom Dundon and President and General Manager Don Waddell, will hold a press conference at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the media room on A Level at PNC Arena.
RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes forward Teuvo Teravainen is the team’s nominee for the 2020 NHL All-Star Last Men In vote. Fans will vote to select one player from each division to attend the 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend from Jan. 24-25 in St. Louis.