With college basketball swirling around the sports world and Twitterverse, some of us still tune in for Canes hockey (of course filling out brackets still in our spare time). For that Canes hockey loyalty amidst intermittent other sports distractions you are are to be commended. And your reward is another batch of Hurricanes hockey reading from around the internet to fill up the front part of your day before tuning in for NCAA basketball and then another Canes hockey game on Sunday night.

This week’s news roundup includes Callum Booth, the Hurricanes in-process transition to youth, Eric Staal and more.


Callum Booth

On Tuesday, the Canadian Hockey League’s web site announced that Callum Booth was named the goalie of the week.

Then on Thursday, the Carolina Hurricanes announced on the team web site that Booth had been signed to his entry-level contract.

On Friday, Canes and Coffee’s ‘Midterms’ series offered an update on Callum Booth’s 2016-17 season.


Carolina Hurricanes roster transition to youth

Brett Finger at Canes Country discusses the Hurricanes youth movement at the NHL level including the recent auditions.

At Canes and Coffee this week, we discussed the depth chart and path forward at the goalie position including the Canes’ young goalie prospects.


Eric Staal’s return

If you had more than enough fuss about Eric Staal’s return before the game even, just skip this set of yet more Eric Staal stuff.

Matt Krombach at Canes Country offered his take in an article entitled “Eric Staal Made His Mark, But it Was Time to Move On.”

Section 328 discusses the separation with Eric Staal in this article.

And if you missed it, Canes and Coffee offered 3 layers deep on what the return of Eric Staal to Raleigh means.


Other interesting articles

Charles Taylor at Cardiac Cane looks forward to the expansion draft and asks if Ryan Murphy will be exposed.

Former Hurricanes player, Zach Boychuk, talks about his hockey journey and his latest stop in the KHL in this interview/video on Viktre.


Go Canes!

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