Carolina Hurricanes


Laviolette gets no love in Coach of the Year voting

On Thursday, Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour was named the winner of the Jack Adams Award for NHL coach of the year. This was not a surprise and the vote tally showed Brind'Amour had won in a landslide. The other two finalists were also not a major surprise. Dean Evason of the Minnesota Wild came in second while Joel Quenneville of the Florida Panthers came in third.
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Slavin Recognized for Elite and Gentlemanly Play

Slavin becomes just fourth defenseman ever to win Lady Byng Trophy. Jaccob Slavin hung his head, tapped his stick blade along the top of the boards and grimaced. After flipping the puck over the glass from behind his own net, he was in the penalty box in the second period of a game against the Florida Panthers in early March.
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Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng Memorial trophy

NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin won the Lady Byng Memorial trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct Saturday, becoming the fourth blue-liner to win the award. The 27-year-old from Denver received 73 of 100 first-place votes submitted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. Minnesota Wild...
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Red Wings and Dougie Hamilton Are Not A Fit

One of the biggest stories to come out of the NHL this week was that the Carolina Hurricanes have granted star defenseman and pending unrestricted free agent Dougie Hamilton permission to speak to other teams about a new contract. A veteran of 607 regular season games with the Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames and the Hurricanes, the 28-year-old has been a big reason why Carolina has been so successful over the last few seasons, and is undoubtedly one of the top free agents available this offseason. Needless to say: the team that ultimately signs him will receive a big boost to their defensive group.
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Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin Named 2020-21 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Winner

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin has won the 2020-21 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis, a three-time Lady Byng Trophy winner who served as Carolina's director of hockey operations when the 'Canes drafted Slavin in 2012, presented the award to the defenseman:. NHL @NHL. Ron Francis...

Slavin of Hurricanes wins Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly conduct

Defenseman took one minor penalty in 52 games this season. Jaccob Slavin of the Carolina Hurricanes is awarded the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for the player who best displays gentlemanly conduct. 01:30 •. Jaccob Slavin of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday won the Lady Byng Trophy, awarded annually to the...
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4 Early Offseason Oilers Free Agency and Trade Targets

As time goes by, word about what the Edmonton Oilers might do this offseason could change. As it stands, the team has between $21 and $23 million in cap space thanks to expiring contracts and dead deals coming off the books. That could go up if buyouts occur and it could go down if the Oilers sign their own players.

Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng

Another day, another individual award for the Carolina Hurricanes. The NHL announced Friday night that Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin is the winner of the 2021 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, given annually to the player who best combines sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct with a high standard of playing ability. Slavin is...
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Ranking the Top 5 Landing Spots for Hurricanes Defenseman Dougie Hamilton

Dougie Hamilton is slated to become an unrestricted free agent July 28. Before that date, however, the 28-year-old defenseman can gauge his popularity among NHL general managers. On June 14, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported the Carolina Hurricanes gave Hamilton permission to speak to other teams. This is a unique opportunity...

Brind'Amour Shares Special Day

No. 17 inks contract extension, wins Jack Adams Award on 17th. That the 17th of June was a memorable day for the Carolina Hurricanes and the man whose No. 17 hangs in the rafters at PNC Arena wasn't intentional, but it certainly was cheeky happenstance. First came a three-year contract...

The Dougie Hamilton derby: Where could the Carolina Hurricanes defenseman end up?

The Carolina Hurricanes would like to re-sign unrestricted free-agent defenseman Dougie Hamilton. But Hamilton and his reps believe the market will produce a contract offer richer than what the Hurricanes want to spend on the talented 28-year-old. In an unorthodox move, the Hurricanes gave Hamilton their blessing to find out...

Boston Bruins: Bruce Cassidy disrespected in Jack Adams Award voting

Apr 25, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy (left) instructs his team during time-out against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period at PPG Paints Arena. The Penguins shutout the Bruins 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports. On Thursday, the winner of the Jack Adams...