Yesterday’s News Today: Two quick goal propel the Canes past the Islanders in game two, Canes’ injuries go from bad to ridiculous.
- The team is happy to be home and they got quite a welcoming at the airport last night:
There’s nothing finer than coming home to Carolina— Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) April 29, 2019
Especially when the Caniacs are there to greet you pic.twitter.com/Q7wPa6D12D
- Curtis McElhinney is making history again:
- Former Hurricane Kevin Westgarth was in attendance last night.... might that mean his father-in-law could soon return for siren duties like he did in 2009?
Canes visiting with friends/family. Kevin Westgarth in the baseball hat pic.twitter.com/fo7Aiu0men— Mark Armstrong (@ArmstrongABC11) April 28, 2019
- A few injury updates from yesterday’s game:
Injury updates: Saku Maenalanen will have surgery for a hand injury, expected to miss 10-14 days. Trevor van Riemsdyk will have an MRI on his left shoulder Monday. Out indefinitely. Petr Mrazek considered day-to-day but Hurricanes likely to recall Alex Nedeljkovic from Charlotte.— Luke DeCock (@LukeDeCock) April 28, 2019
- That really is eery:
*If you can't handle 2009 #NJDevils Game 7 talk, scroll past*— Devils Insiders (@DevilsInsiders) April 28, 2019
Today, 4/28/19..CAR scores a pair of 3rd period goals 48 seconds apart on the road to win.
10 years ago today, 4/28/09..CAR scores a pair of 3rd period goals 48 seconds apart on the road to win.
That's eery, man.
- The Fayettteville Marksmen are are throwing a watch party for Wednesday game:
Wow - what a #CanesWin! Join us at the @CrownComplexNC Wednesday as the @NHLCanes look to go up 3-0!— Fayetteville Marksmen (@Marksmen_Hockey) April 28, 2019
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- The Keeper of the Cup reunited with Hurricanes fans while in Raleigh this weekend. [WRAL Sports]
- How on earth are these banged up Hurricanes bringing home a 2-0 series lead? [The Athletic $]
- Curtis McElhinney, was the unlikely hero in game two. [USA Today]
- Is the Columbus Blue Jackets’ success bad for the NHL? [The Cannon]
- The Hart trophy nominees are out and there’s no real surprise as to who is on the list. [Sporting News]
Elsewhere in the league, the Colorado Avalanche, much like the Hurricanes, came from behind to win a road game Sunday afternoon. This pulls the Avs and Sharks series tied at one all heading back to Denver.