September 21, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
With the Hurricanes' addition of star free-agent center Ron Francis, expectations are high in Carolina, putting the pressure on coach Paul Maurice. Should the Hurricanes, who have missed the playoffs for the last six...
October 04, 1999 | Tim Crothers
For two long years, as Carolina coach Paul Maurice made the 160-mile round-trip commute between Raleigh and Greensboro for Hurricanes "home" games, he lamented that several NHL teams made shorter treks to road games....
October 08, 2001 | L. Jon Wertheim
The Hurricanes may have migrated south from Hartford in 1997, but hockey didn't really arrive in Tobacco Country until last spring. Now, after three years of drawing the some of the smallest crowds in the league...
June 10, 2002 | Michael Farber
The underrated Hurricanes are bona fide contenders, but they'll be overmatched when they slug it out with the mighty Wings
October 14, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
The surprise Cup finalists return intact, ready to prove last year was no fluke