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2018 NHL Draft

2018 NHL Draft

Canes Get the Better End of a Mammoth Draft Day Trade

Dougie Hamilton highlights a solid trio of players coming to Carolina.

Draft Weekend Recap: Don Waddell Makes His Move

The Canes did indeed make a splash, as long hinted, on a second day of the draft where Andrei Svechnikov, somehow, was relegated to an afterthought.

Canes Trade Lindholm, Hanifin to Flames for Hamilton, Ferland, Fox

Lindholm and Hanifin are the first players shipped out in what is expected to be a summer full of change for Carolina.

Canes, Svechnikov Enter a Confident Future

If the Hurricanes are going to break their playoff hex, they will do so on the shoulders of a confident Russian winger.

Hurricanes Draft Jack Drury with 42nd-Overall Draft Pick

The American center is Carolina’s first pick on day two of the draft.

Hurricanes pick Henman, Killinen in fourth round

With two fourth-round picks, the Canes stuck to their recent tradition of drafting at least one Finn, and also grabbed a QMJHL pivot.

Canes wrap up draft selecting G Jacob Kucharski, make minor deal

Carolina made its second deal of the day (a bit smaller than the first) and chose an American goaltender with its final pick in the seventh round.

Day 2: Canes Draft Updates and Discussion

Can anything top the Canes drafting a franchise-changing forward in Round 1? Tune in to watch and discuss.

First Round Draft Discussion and Info

The Hurricanes are poised to be movers and shakers at this year’s festivities in Dallas.

Canes select Svechnikov with second overall pick

A draft that holds plenty of intrigue for the Hurricanes began with the one certainty coming to pass.

Carolina Hurricanes Reveal New-Look Third Jersey

There are some significant differences from the previous thirds, but take warning: the black uniforms are back.

Report: Canes nearing Skinner trade

Long rumored, a move of Jeff Skinner to a new address might be imminent.

Draft Profile: Oliver Wahlstrom & Adam Boqvist

Two players with connections to Sweden - one an American, one a Swede - round out our draft profiles, likely top-ten selections but needing a bit more time to develop.

Draft Profile: Jesperi Kotkaniemi & Evan Bouchard

The Finnish center is rocketing up draft boards and may go in the top five, and the Canadian defenseman won’t be far behind.

Potential Canes Draft Trade Scenarios

The Canes could be busy shaping the future of their roster on the draft floor in Dallas.

Draft Profile: Quinn Hughes

The 2018 draft is heavy on defense even once you get past Rasmus Dahlin, and the undersized Hughes might be the next blueliner off the board.

Draft Profile: Brady Tkachuk

Whichever team selects the younger Tkachuk son will have few questions about what he brings to the table.

Draft Profile: Filip Zadina

Likely a higher pick than his linemate and countryman, whoever selects Zadina will be drafting a whole lot of goals.

Draft Profile: Andrei Svechnikov

Gifted the second pick in the draft thanks to the first lottery win in team history, the Hurricanes don’t need to overthink things and should select the top forward available.

2011-14: A Series of Unfortunate Drafts

A rough patch of drafting for the Hurricanes from 2011-14 hurt the franchise. Don Waddell must avoid a repeat of history.

Draft Profile: Rasmus Dahlin a star in the making

The star Swedish defenseman is all but certain to hear his name called first on June 22 in Dallas.

Analyzing the Canes’ Performance in Chicago

How did the Canes fare during a noticeably understated draft weekend? We take a look here.

CC Live: Day 2 of the 2017 NHL Draft

Yesterday went pretty much #asexpected. What can we expect today?

Canes Draft Roundup: It’s All Finnished

The narrative will be about the trades the Hurricanes didn’t make, and while we will get into that sooner or later, there’s another big storyline that emerged this weekend in Chicago.

Canes select Ville Rasanen with seventh-round selection

The defenseman was taken 197th overall by Carolina.

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2017 NHL Draft: Complete Coverage Live from Chicago

Everything you need to know about the draft, all in one spot.

Canes Select Brendan de Jong with the 166th Pick

The tall defenseman joins Carolina in the sixth round.

Hurricanes Draft Makiniemi with the 104th Pick

The Hurricanes selected their first goalie of the draft in round four.

Hurricanes Select Geekie and Mattheos in Round Three of the Draft

The Hurricanes went with a pair of forwards in the third round of the NHL Draft.

Canes select Luke Martin with the 52nd pick

The big defenseman from St. Louis held his own on a struggling Michigan team.

Hurricanes Select Eetu Luostarinen with the 42nd Overall Pick

The Hurricanes take a Finnish forward for the third straight year in round two in Eetu Luostarinen.

Francis: Necas was high on the list; no concrete trade proposals Friday

The Canes’ general manager wouldn’t tip his hand on anything brewing. You’re as shocked as we are.

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