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Joni Pitkanen

  1. ‘Canes re-sign Hainsey: three years, $8 million

    Jun 24, 2014, 4:48 PM EST

    RonHainsey

    Veteran d-man rewarded after solid first season in Carolina.

  2. Frustrated Muller rips ‘Canes: ‘Losing is for losers’

    Mar 18, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

    kirkmullergetty

    “If you want to fit in, show it. Do it with work. I don’t want guys who don’t show up, who have bad body language.”

  3. Pitkanen says he’s ‘making progress’ and still hopes to resume career

    Mar 13, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

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    jonipitkanengetty

    ‘Canes d-man shattered his heel last year.

  4. Hurricanes GM on injured Pitkanen: ‘He has a chance to play next year’

    Jan 20, 2014, 10:01 PM EST

    Carolina Hurricanes v Florida Panthers

    Suffered a devastating heel injury last season.

  5. Report: Hurricanes offering Ruutu and Tlusty to get a defenseman

    Nov 22, 2013, 8:49 PM EST

    Tuomo Ruutu, Roman Polak, Brenden Morrow, Ian Cole

    Carolina’s blue line is in rough shape.

  6. Finland names Kekalainen asst. Olympic GM

    Oct 28, 2013, 11:04 AM EST

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    Jarmo Kekalainen

    “Being involved in the Olympics is anyone’s dream in ice hockey.”

  7. ‘Canes put Pitkanen on long-term injured reserve

    Oct 1, 2013, 12:11 PM EST

    pitkanengetty

    Clearing $4.5 million in cap space in the process.

  8. Hybrid icing approved for regular season

    Sep 30, 2013, 5:45 PM EST

    Edmonton Oilers v Minnesota Wild

    Pressure’s on, linesmen.

  9. ‘Canes send blueline prospect Murphy to AHL (Updated)

    Sep 30, 2013, 3:07 PM EST

    RyanMurphy

    Curious decision from a team thin on defense.

  10. Canes place Ruutu on IR, could get Skinner back for opener

    Sep 29, 2013, 8:40 PM EST

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    ruutuskinnergetty

    Carolina limps into the 2013-14 season.

  11. Under Pressure: Carolina’s blue line

    Sep 19, 2013, 3:08 PM EST

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    HurricanesDefense

    Beleaguered unit struggled last season, allowing the second-most goals in the league.

  12. Chimera on hybrid icing: ‘I hate it’

    Sep 19, 2013, 2:58 PM EST

    Jason Chimera

    And apparently he’s not alone.

  13. With Pitkanen sidelined, ‘Canes sign d-man Hainsey

    Sep 12, 2013, 3:27 PM EST

    Ron Hainsey

    Had 13 assists last year for the Jets.

  14. Carolina Blue: Pitkanen (heel) to miss entire season

    Sep 11, 2013, 2:29 PM EST

    pitkanengetty

    Devastating news for the ‘Canes.

  15. Report: Tom Gilbert may be headed for Switzerland

    Sep 7, 2013, 11:11 AM EST

    Tom Gilbert

    He was bought out by Minnesota earlier this summer.

  16. Canes GM prepared for worst regarding Pitkanen’s rehab

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:53 PM EST

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    pitkanengetty

    Jim Rutherford doesn’t sound particularly optimistic about it.

  17. Canes hope Komisarek, Sekera bolster defense

    Aug 24, 2013, 3:46 PM EST

    Mike Komisarek #8 of the Toronto Maple Leafs backs into Jordan Caron #38 of the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden on March 19, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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    Carolina ranked near the bottom of the NHL in goals allowed.

  18. It’s Carolina Hurricanes day on PHT

    Aug 24, 2013, 10:18 AM EST

    staalsemincelegetty

    They’re trying to get back on track after a disappointing campaign.

  19. Selanne, goalies headline Finnish Olympic camp roster

    Jul 22, 2013, 6:49 PM EST

    sleannerinnegetty

    Eighteen players return from the bronze-winning 2010 team.

  20. Rutherford: ‘Canes committed to improving defense

    Jul 5, 2013, 10:48 AM EST

    Jim Rutherford

    That’s the GM’s primary focus on free agent Friday.

  21. Selanne, Rask highlight Finland’s Olympic Camp roster

    Jun 25, 2013, 1:45 PM EST

    SelanneFinland

    Veteran forwards, outstanding goaltending depth.

  22. An Original Six showdown, Jagr and more to love for Game 1

    Jun 12, 2013, 12:10 PM EST

    Claude Julien, Zdeno Chara

    An Original Six matchup for the Stanley Cup Final and Jaromir Jagr back in the Final is just the start of the Game 1 storylines.

  23. ‘Canes captain Staal: Season was ‘frustrating and difficult’

    Apr 29, 2013, 4:36 PM EST

    Eric Staal

    Probably because they led the Southeast Division on Mar. 14.

  24. ‘Canes GM Rutherford: We need to improve our defense

    Apr 26, 2013, 11:25 AM EST

    Jim Rutherford

    Carolina collapsed after a solid start to the year.

  25. Update: Carolina’s Pitkanen broke heel in eight places on icing crash

    Apr 11, 2013, 8:15 PM EST

    Pitkanen

    Further fallout from a scary icing collision two weeks ago.

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