Carolina has been lucky in its current goaltending situation in that they’ve been able to roll any one of their three netminders and get results. It cushioned the blow when their starting netminder and Vezina candidate was knocked out of a game against Colorado. However, Frederik Andersen has returned to the ice, and the Hurricanes are now in a very interesting position.
Canes coach Rod Brind'Amour on injury status of goalie Frederik Andersen: 'There's really nothing we can say'
Raleigh, N.C. — Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour did not provide an update on goalie Frederik Andersen during Monday’s media availability with reporters. A lower-body injury kept Andersen out of Game 4 against the Boston Bruins on Sunday. “Until he hits the ice, there’s really nothing we...
Andersen won't be available Sunday for Game of the Hurricanes' first-round series against the Bruins due to a lower-body injury, CardiacCane.com reports. Antti Raanta's starting with Pyotr Kochetkov working in a backup role. The Hurricanes lead the series 2-1 and have thus far outplayed Boston without needing Andersen, who has been skating on his own but remains without a concrete return timeline.
The Hurricanes start their quest for the Cup tonight with a Game 1 matchup against the Bruins. But they are starting the postseason without their No. 1 goaltender. Frederik Andersen will not play in Game 1, coach Rod Brind'Amour announced Sunday. The 32-year-old has been dealing with a lower-body injury that he suffered in a game against the Avalanche on April 16.
Andersen (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 2 against the Bruins, CardiacCane.com reports. The Hurricanes likely don't feel the need to rush Andersen back, as Antti Raanta was fantastic in Monday's Game 1 versus Boston, stopping 35 of 36 shots en route to a 5-1 victory. Barring a poor performance, Raanta will almost certainly continue to operate as Carolina's workhorse in goal until Andersen is ready to return.
The Carolina Hurricanes will be without one of their best and most important players for Game 1 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins. Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour told reporters that Frederik Andersen skated Sunday but that the veteran goaltender won't play in Monday night's series opener PNC Arena.
Linus Ullmark will get the start in goal for the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their first-round series against Carolina. The Hurricanes, meanwhile, will be without No. 1 goalie Frederik Andersen.
Canes coach Rod Brind’Amour said Andersen “touched” the ice Sunday, and Andersen agreed that a “twirl” about the ice might be the best description. What they said about a possible return.
Andersen (undisclosed) won't be available for Monday's Game 1 versus the Bruins, Sara Civian of The Athletic reports. Andersen skated on his own Sunday, which is a step in the right direction, but he'll presumably need to practice with the team before making his postseason debut. With Andersen on the shelf, look for Antti Raanta or Pyotr Kochetkov to get the start in goal in Game 1.
With the conclusion of their final regular-season game Thursday night, a 3-2 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils at home, Carolina Hurricanes goaltenders Frederik Andersen and Antti Raanta have officially clinched the William M. Jennings Trophy. The award, frequently known just as the “Jennings,” is “given to the goalies ’having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against it’ during the regular season,” per a release from the NHL.
Andersen (undisclosed) has yet to resume skating according to coach Rod Brind'Amour, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports Thursday. Given the fact that Andersen has yet to get back on the ice, fantasy players should probably anticipate him missing some of the playoffs in addition to Thursday's regular-season finale. Still, despite the layoff, Andersen should immediately reclaim his spot as the preferred option between the pipes whenever given the all-clear to return.
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