2010–11 Carolina Hurricanes · NHL
2010–11 record
General Manager Jim Rutherford
Coach Paul Maurice
Captain Eric Staal
Alternate captains TBD
Arena RBC Center
Team Leaders
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The 2010–11 Carolina Hurricanes season is the franchise's 38th season, 31st season in the National Hockey League and 13th as the Hurricanes.

Off-Season[edit | edit source]

On June 17, the Carolina Hurricanes announced that they will play seven games during the pre-season, six against NHL teams, and one against SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL.[1]

For their first-round selection, the Hurricanes selected Jeff Skinner at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. The Hurricanes had eight selections in all during the Draft.

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Divisional standings[edit | edit source]

Conference standings[edit | edit source]

Schedule and results[edit | edit source]

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

2010-11 Game Log: 0-0-0, 0 Points (Home: 0-0-0; Road: 0-0-0)

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Skaters[edit | edit source]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals 

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM

Goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games Played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA= Goals Against Average; SA= Shots Against; SV= Saves; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO= Shutouts

Regular season

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Hurricanes. Stats reflect time with Hurricanes only.
Traded mid-season
Bold/italics denotes franchise record

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Awards[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Player Award Awarded

Records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions[edit | edit source]

The Hurricanes have been involved in the following transactions during the 2009–10 season.

Trades[edit | edit source]

May 13, 2010[2] To Phoenix Coyotes
5th-round pick in 2010
To Carolina Hurricanes
Jared Staal
June 26, 2010[3] To New York Rangers
6th-round pick in 2010
2nd-round pick in 2011
To Carolina Hurricanes
Bobby Sanguinetti
June 26, 2010[4] To Philadelphia Flyers
7th-round pick in 2010
To Carolina Hurricanes
Jonathan Matsumoto
June 26, 2010[5] To Edmonton Oilers
2nd-round pick in 2010
To Carolina Hurricanes
Riley Nash

Free agents acquired[edit | edit source]

Player Former team Contract terms
Anton Babchuk[6] Avangard Omsk 1 year, $1.4 million
Joe Corvo[7] Washington Capitals 2 years, $4.5 million

Free agents lost[edit | edit source]

Player New team Contract terms
Ray Whitney[8] Phoenix Coyotes 2 years, $6 million
Tim Conboy[9] Buffalo Sabres 1 year, $550,000
Brian Pothier Genève-Servette HC 2 years
Alexandre Picard[10] Montreal Canadiens 1 year, $600,000

Claimed via Waivers[edit | edit source]

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Waivers[edit | edit source]

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Retirement[edit | edit source]

Rod Brind’Amour[11]

Player Signings[edit | edit source]

Player Contract terms
Jared Staal[12] 3 years, $1.55 million entry-level contract
Matt Kennedy[13] 3 years, $1.55 million entry-level contract
Jiri Tlusty[14] 1 year, $500,000
Jay Harrison[15] 1 year, $500,000
Jerome Samson[16] 2 years, $1.025 million
Zack Fitzgerald[17] 1 year, $500,000
Jonathan Matsumoto[18] 2 years, $1.025 million
Justin Peters[19] 2 years, $1.05 million
Nicolas Blanchard[20] 2 years, $1.025 million
Casey Borer[20] 1 year, $500,000
Nick Dodge[21] 1 year, $500,000
Justin Pogge[22] 1 year, $500,000
Bryan Rodney[23] 1 year, $525,000
Riley Nash[24] 3 years, $1.85 million entry-level contract
Brett Carson[25] 1 year, $500,000

Draft picks[edit | edit source]

The 2010 NHL Entry Draft was held in Los AngelesCalifornia.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 7 Jeff Skinner C Flag of Canada Canada Kitchener Rangers (Ontario Hockey League)
2 37 Justin Faulk D Flag of the United States United States U.S. National U-18 Team (United States Hockey League)
2 53 (from Buffalo via San Jose) Mark Alt D Flag of the United States United States Cretin-Derham Hall (United States High School-MN)
3 67 Danny Biega D Flag of Canada Canada Harvard Crimson (ECAC Hockey)
3 85 (from Vancouver) Austin Levi D Flag of the United States United States Plymouth Whalers (Ontario Hockey League)
4 105 (from Boston via Anaheim) Justin Shugg LW Flag of Canada Canada Windsor Spitfires (Ontario Hockey League)
6 167 (from Colorado) Tyler Stahl D Flag of Canada Canada Chilliwack Bruins (Western Hockey League)
7 187 Frederik Andersen G Flag of Denmark Denmark Frederikshavn White Hawks (AL-Bank Ligaen)

Farm teams[edit | edit source]

American Hockey League[edit | edit source]

The Charlotte Checkers are the Hurricanes' American Hockey League affiliate for the 2010–11 AHL season. The Checkers' ECHL franchise was folded and the Albany River Rats relocated to Charlotte as a replacement. The strategic partnership was designed to reduce travel costs and increase support for the organization across the state.

East Coast Hockey League[edit | edit source]

The Florida Everblades are the Hurricanes East Coast Hockey League affiliate.

Roster[edit | edit source]

Updated March 26, 2010.

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
21 Flag of the United States Bowman, DraysonDrayson Bowman

C L 32 2007 Grand Rapids, Michigan
11 Flag of Canada Boychuk, ZachZach Boychuk

C L 31 2008 Airdrie, Alberta
17 Flag of Canada Brind'Amour, RodRod Brind'Amour


C L 50 2000 Ottawa, Ontario
27 Flag of Canada Carson, BrettBrett Carson

D R 35 2004 Regina, Saskatchewan
26 Flag of the United States Cole, ErikErik Cole

LW L 42 2009 Oswego, New York
39 Flag of the United States Dwyer, PatrickPatrick Dwyer

RW R 37 2006 Great Falls, Montana
6 Flag of the United States Gleason, TimTim Gleason

D L 38 2006 Clawson, Michigan
44 Flag of Canada Harrison, JayJay Harrison

D L 38 2009 Oshawa, Ontario
36 Flag of Finland Jokinen, JussiJussi Jokinen

LW L 38 2009 Kalajoki, Finland
29 Flag of Canada Kostopoulos, TomTom Kostopoulos

RW R 42 2009 Mississauga, Ontario
59 Flag of the United States LaRose, ChadChad LaRose

RW R 38 2003 Fraser, Michigan
34 Flag of Canada Legace, MannyManny Legace

G L 48 2009 Toronto, Ontario
28 Flag of the United States McBain, JamieJamie McBain

D R 33 2006 Edina, Minnesota
45 Flag of Canada Picard, AlexandreAlexandre Picard

D L 35 2010 Gatineau, Quebec
25 Flag of Finland Pitkanen, JoniJoni Pitkanen

D L 37 2008 Oulu, Finland
5 Flag of the United States Pothier, BrianBrian Pothier

D R 44 2010 New Bedford, Massachusetts
33 Flag of Canada Rodney, BryanBryan Rodney

D R 37 2007 London, Ontario
15 Flag of Finland Ruutu, TuomoTuomo Ruutu

LW L 38 2008 Vantaa, Finland
14 Flag of Russia Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov

LW R 42 2008 Moscow, Soviet Union
12 Flag of Canada Staal, EricEric Staal


C L 36 2003 Thunder Bay, Ontario
16 Flag of Canada Sutter, BrandonBrandon Sutter

C R 32 2007 Huntington, New York
30 Flag of Canada Ward, CamCam Ward

G L 37 2002 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
13 Flag of Canada Whitney, RayRay Whitney


LW R 48 2005 Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

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