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Flames make 5-player trade with Hurricanes

The Calgary Flames traded defenceman Dougie Hamilton, forward Micheal Ferland and blue line prospect Adam Fox to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for forward Elias Lindholm and defenceman Noah Hanifin on Saturday at the NHL draft. There had been plenty trade rumours swirling ahead of Friday’s first round, but nothing materialized on the draft floor. Saturday also started off slow ...

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Crusaders beat Hurricanes 24-13 in Super Rugby

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) The Christchurch-based Crusaders enhanced their place atop the Super Rugby table on Friday with a 24-13 win over the Wellington-based Hurricanes in a match in which all three Barrett brothers placed their names on the score sheet. Lock Scott Barrett scored the Crusaders’ opening try and Jordie and Beauden Barrett kicked penalties as the Crusaders went ...

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Hurricanes hire Rod Brind'Amour as head coach, Waddell as GM

The Carolina Hurricanes hired former captain and current assistant Rod Brind’Amour as their coach Tuesday, hoping the “greatest leader” in franchise history can end a nine-year playoff drought. The team also announced that club president Don Waddell will become the full-time general manager after serving as acting GM. The team scheduled a news conference for Wednesday to discuss the moves. ...

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Hurricanes name longtime NHL exec Rick Dudley senior VP of hockey operations

The Carolina Hurricanes have hired Rick Dudley as senior vice-president of hockey operations. The move came a day after the Hurricanes fired former general manager Ron Francis after four years on the job and saw pro scout and adviser Joe Nieuwendyk resign. The Hurricanes have yet to name a new GM. ​“Rick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ...

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Hurricanes fire former general manager Ron Francis

The Carolina Hurricanes terminated the contract of demoted general manager and Hall of Fame player Ron Francis on Monday. The Hurricanes announced the move in a three-sentence statement nearly two months after Francis was reassigned to another front-office position — president of hockey operations — while the team began a search for a new GM that will report directly to ...

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