Adjusted for games played the Hurricanes are three points below the cut line. February and the trade deadline are rapidly approach. And the Hurricanes are sputtering with a 2-6 mark in their last eight games.
To drop a cliche, ‘it’s now or never’ for the Hurricanes.
Today’s set of polls focus on the near-term schedule and take a try at rating the urgency over the next week or so.
Carolina Hurricanes polls
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1) Sort of in the same vein of today’s Daily Cup of Joe which made mention of Max Pacioretty, if you were Ron Francis would you consider making a significant trade right now aiming to spark the team and also add help for a playoff push before it is too late? If so, who would you target?
2) What does it take for the first half of February to be a resurgence for the Hurricanes and a push up into the playoff chase?