There are other candidates including Cam Ward’s resurgence in net, Jeff Skinner leading the way offensively and Sebastian Aho hopping straight into the NHL without missing a beat. But thus far in 2016-17, my favorite Carolina Hurricanes story line is the emergence of Jaccob Slavin and Brett Pesce as a legitimate top defense pairing comprised of a couple 22-year olds in their second seasons in the NHL.
This week’s Sunday Canes Chronicle features articles about Brett Pesce and Jaccob Slavin both past and present.
Jaccob Slavin and Brett Pesce on the ice
Brett Pesce and Jaccob Slavin – The early days
Jaccob Slavin and Brett Pesce off the ice