More news bubbled up on the ownership transition front in the middle of an otherwise quiet week in mid-August.
Despite the slow time of year, some digging still yielded a decent mix of Hurricanes hockey reading to help pass another slow day in the dead of the offseason.
Carolina Hurricanes prospects
Brock Otten from OHL Prospects shared a deep dive on the five Hurricanes prospects who played in the OHL in 2016-17 (scroll to August 12 if you check this later) and shared Martin Necas’ likely destination for 2017-18 along the way.
Kevin LeBlanc from Dobber Prospects did his annual 31-in-31 on the Hurricanes prospects from a fantasy hockey angle.
Tom Gulitti from NHL.com also chimed in with a 31-in-31 update on the Hurricanes prospect pool.
2017-18 Carolina Hurricanes projections
Also from NHL.com, Rob Vollman dug into the statistics and suggested that the Hurricanes could be much-improved.
Finishing the trifecta, Pete Jensen from NHL.com shared an early fantasy hockey look at the 2017-18 Hurricanes.
Chuck Greenberg, Peter Karmanos and the ownership situation
Chip Alexander provided his latest update on the ownership situation in his August 9 article at the News & Observer.
Also on August 9, Cory Lavalette at the North State Journal chimed in with an article that shared unprecedented detail on the team’s financials for the 2016-17 season.
Here at Canes and Coffee, we shared our thoughts on possible angles on the most recent batch of news to break.