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Hurricanes GM on goaltenders: 'We can't bring the same two guys back'

3 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Carolina Hurricanes went out in the spring of 2017 and brought in a player they believed could be the answer in goal. After a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks, the Hurricanes signed Scott Darling to a four-year $16.6MM contract to be the team's starting netminder. Unfortunately, Darling never really found his game in Carolina and ended up with a disastrous .888 save percentage on the season. Cam Ward, the tenured backup, didn't perform much better with an .906 save percentage, leading many to question how the team would go about fixing the problem this summer.With Ward scheduled to...
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Hurricanes GM Waddell talks potential Skinner trade, need for changes

Hurricanes GM Waddell talks potential Skinner trade, need for changes

3 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

After a tumultuous off-season that's brought plenty of off-ice change for the club, the Carolina Hurricanes are turning their attention to improving the on-ice product.
New general manager Don Waddell - who recently took over the top job after owner Tom Dundon's highly publicized GM search ground to a halt - spoke to Steve Kouleas on the NHL Network's Sirius XM radio show NHL Game Day on Wednesday, offering some insight into the front office's thinking.
“We've had some players here that have been here for quite a few years - we know we need to make some change,” Waddell told Kouleas...
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