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The 2020 Canes Country Ultimate Fantasy Draft: Grade the Teams

We’ve made our selections. Now you get a chance to grade our work.

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We’ve done the legwork for the first-ever Canes Country Ultimate Fantasy Draft. Now, it’s time for you to grade our work.

Over the past four days, we’ve put together teams of the best players in Carolina Hurricanes history. Each team consists of one center, two wings, two defensemen, a goalie, a coach, and a wild-card selection who can be anyone from any category. The teams are listed below. Who do you think did the best job? Also, who would you have taken differently? Let us know in the comments.

Now, it’s time to vote!


  • Center: Rod Brind’Amour
  • Wings: Erik Cole, Andrei Svechnikov
  • Defensemen: Jaccob Slavin, Tim Gleason
  • Goalie: Martin Gerber
  • Wild card: Sergei Samsonov
  • Coach: Paul Maurice


  • Center: Sebastian Aho
  • Wings: Teuvo Teravainen, Cory Stillman
  • Defensemen: Brett Pesce, Sean Hill
  • Goalie: Petr Mrazek
  • Wild card: Keith Primeau
  • Coach: Peter Laviolette


  • Center: Ron Francis
  • Wings: Sami Kapanen, Justin Williams
  • Defensemen: Dougie Hamilton, Niclas Wallin
  • Goalie: Kevin Weekes
  • Wild card: Tuomo Ruutu
  • Coach: Pierre McGuire


  • Center: Eric Staal
  • Wings: Jeff O’Neill, Elias Lindholm
  • Defensemen: Glen Wesley, Bret Hedican
  • Goalie: Arturs Irbe
  • Wild card: Chad LaRose
  • Coach: Rod Brind’Amour


  • Center: Jordan Staal
  • Wings: Jeff Skinner, Ray Whitney
  • Defensemen: Justin Faulk, Joni Pitkanen
  • Goalie: Cam Ward
  • Wild card: Jussi Jokinen
  • Coach: Rick Ley


Who put together the best roster?

This poll is closed

  • 55%
    (83 votes)
  • 22%
    (33 votes)
  • 8%
    (12 votes)
  • 10%
    (15 votes)
  • 4%
    (6 votes)
149 votes total Vote Now