Not only will the Hurricanes be changing NHL divisions next season they will be changing their uniforms as well.
The logo won't change but the sweaters, pants and socks will have a new design. The new uniform will be unvieled in a ceremony at PNC arena on June 4th. All you Canes' fans get ready to shell out some more money if you want to be current.
Eric Staal (knee) "hopes" to ride on the stationary bike by next week, according to Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford.
Staal suffered a third-degree, right-knee sprain of his MCL as the result of a knee-on-knee collision at the IIHF World Championships. He's expected to need three months to rehab the injury, and this is a very good first sign that he's feeling better.
Tuomo Ruutu underwent successful hip surgery after the season ended, according to Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford.
In 17 games this year, the 30-year-old forward had four goals and five assists. He only entered the lineup in late March after getting his first hip surgery in December. Ruutu is expected to be fine for training camp.
Eric Staal has sustained only a third-degree, right-knee sprain of his MCL that will not require surgery.
The MRI results are in and the news is as good as the Hurricanes could have hoped for. Staal will need three months to rehabilitate the injury but will not need to go under the knife. If all goes well, Staal should be good to go once training camp opens in September. All Staal owners in keeper leagues can exhale now.
There is no word yet on the results of Eric Staal's MRI.
He is undergoing the imaging on his knee sometime Saturday in Raleigh. The Canes and Staal's owners have their fingers crossed. The hope is that he has a severe sprain and not a torn ligament as a result of his knee-on-knee collision with Alexander Edler at the IIHF World Championships.
Eric Staal will return to Raleigh on Friday to he'll undergo an MRI on Saturday.
He suffered an apparent knee injury Thursday while representing Canada at the IIHF World Championship. Staal was the victim of a knee-to-knee hit from Sweden's Alexander Edler in the quarterfinals of the tournament and he appeared to be in serious pain.