With Friday’s 3-1 win against the Washington Capitals, the Hurricanes wrapped up their preseason schedule. That sets the table for seven more days to prepare and work on details in practice before the season opener next Saturday.

Unless something has changed, the week could prove to be a newsworthy one with a decision pending on Martin Necas and a couple other players roster-wise and also the possibility that a captain is named this week.

But looking backward instead of forward, here is a decent collection of Hurricanes hockey reading for the week.


Martin Necas

Chip Alexander at the News & Observer wrote about the impending decision on Martin Necas and the Hurricanes opening day roster.

At Canes and Coffee, we assessed Martin Necas and his situation a couple levels deep earlier this week.


Carolina Hurricanes 2017-18 season previews

Justin Lape looked at the Hurricanes all-important goalie position in his part of the season preview at Canes Country.

Chuck Gormley previews the Carolina Hurricanes 2017-18 season at ESPN.com.

The Hockey News also chimes in with a 2017-18 Carolina Hurricanes season preview.

Emily Sadler penned the Hurricanes season preview at Sportsnet.ca.

Finally, Cody Benjamin previewed the 2017-18 Hurricanes season for CBS Sports.


Canes and Coffee’s 2017-18 season preview series will kick off Monday, so be sure to check in this week as anticipation builds for the season on opener at PNC Arena on Saturday.


Go Canes!

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