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Hurricanes Newsstand — May 21

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Finally. It's nearly time for Game 2. The Hurricanes will look to bounce back and earn a split in their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Penguins. But they may have to do so without Erik Cole and Tuomo Ruutu.

The good news is Cole participated in the morning skate and could be available. Ruutu is looking less likely.

Canes Country: Corvo and Gleason - Unlikely Shutdown Pairing Finding Playoff Success • Game 2's Have Been Kind To Hurricanes

Pensburgh: Preview and notes for Game Two: Penguins vs. Hurricanes

News & Observer: Canes glad Cole is able to play • Morning skate: Cole on ice, Ruutu still out • John Forslund on Game 2 • It's time for Canes to toughen up again

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins flex new muscles as defensemen keep scoring • Penguins Notebook: Scuderi takes his licks, but he keeps on ticking • Hurricanes: Carolina in familiar position heading into Game 2 • Hurricanes Notebook: Carolina coach Maurice -- Injuries could be worse Storm on the backline • Penguins-Hurricanes series blog Stories, video and audio Canes Agree to Terms with Matthew Pistilli

TSN: Hurricanes looking to even series with Penguins

Sportsnet: 'Canes are able

USA Today: Ex-Penguins hero Ron Francis is now a foe on 'Canes bench • Demers: Easygoing GM Rutherford has 'Canes deep in playoffs • Game 2 preview: 'Canes look to even series with Penguins Yes, that's him • Blog: Waiting, and waiting, for Game 2