The whirlwind that is NHL preseason hockey is quickly drawing to a close. Barely over a week ago, we were anticipating action on the ice to evaluation players and combinations. Now here we sit with only one more preseason tune up to go before he beginning of a week of practices to fine tune everything for the season opener on October 10.
Arguably, the biggest Hurricanes story of training camp has been the emergence of Martin Necas who is pushing for a roster spot. Today’s Coffee Shop polls and questions give Martin Necas his due and also delve into the other roster situations that must be decided before the puck drops for the start of the 2017-18 Carolina Hurricanes season.
Carolina Hurricanes poll questions
Please remember to click ‘vote’ after each individual poll response.
1) Martin Necas…Go! What most impresses you about his skill set at the age of only 18? In a league and in a position that is very much a young man’s game, is there a chance that Martin Necas just keeps rising from here somewhat in Sebastian Aho fashion and is key component of the team’s 2017-18 success? Etc.
2) Do you see any other roster surprises emerging in the closing days of training camp?
3) Which Hurricanes players have stood out as most ready to launch into the regular season with a head of steam?
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