2010–11 Carolina Hurricanes · NHL
2010–11 record
General Manager Jim Rutherford
Coach Paul Maurice
Captain Eric Staal
Alternate captains TBD
Arena RBC Center
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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

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

Divisional standings Edit

Conference standings Edit

Schedule and resultsEdit


Regular seasonEdit

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

Player statsEdit


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


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

Awards Edit

Regular Season
Player Award Awarded

Records Edit

Milestones Edit

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions Edit

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

Trades Edit

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

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

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 WaiversEdit

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Waivers Edit

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Retirement Edit

Rod Brind’Amour[11]

Player Signings Edit

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

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.svg 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.svg 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.svg Canada Windsor Spitfires (Ontario Hockey League)
6 167 (from Colorado) Tyler Stahl D Flag of Canada.svg Canada Chilliwack Bruins (Western Hockey League)
7 187 Frederik Andersen G Flag of Denmark Denmark Frederikshavn White Hawks (AL-Bank Ligaen)

Farm teams Edit

American Hockey League Edit

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

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

Roster Edit

Updated March 26, 2010.

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

C L 31 2007 Grand Rapids, Michigan
11 Flag of Canada.svg Boychuk, ZachZach Boychuk

C L 30 2008 Airdrie, Alberta
17 Flag of Canada.svg Brind'Amour, RodRod Brind'Amour


C L 49 2000 Ottawa, Ontario
27 Flag of Canada.svg Carson, BrettBrett Carson

D R 34 2004 Regina, Saskatchewan
26 Flag of the United States Cole, ErikErik Cole

LW L 41 2009 Oswego, New York
39 Flag of the United States Dwyer, PatrickPatrick Dwyer

RW R 36 2006 Great Falls, Montana
6 Flag of the United States Gleason, TimTim Gleason

D L 37 2006 Clawson, Michigan
44 Flag of Canada.svg Harrison, JayJay Harrison

D L 37 2009 Oshawa, Ontario
36 Flag of Finland Jokinen, JussiJussi Jokinen

LW L 37 2009 Kalajoki, Finland
29 Flag of Canada.svg Kostopoulos, TomTom Kostopoulos

RW R 41 2009 Mississauga, Ontario
59 Flag of the United States LaRose, ChadChad LaRose

RW R 37 2003 Fraser, Michigan
34 Flag of Canada.svg Legace, MannyManny Legace

G L 47 2009 Toronto, Ontario
28 Flag of the United States McBain, JamieJamie McBain

D R 32 2006 Edina, Minnesota
45 Flag of Canada.svg Picard, AlexandreAlexandre Picard

D L 34 2010 Gatineau, Quebec
25 Flag of Finland Pitkanen, JoniJoni Pitkanen

D L 36 2008 Oulu, Finland
5 Flag of the United States Pothier, BrianBrian Pothier

D R 42 2010 New Bedford, Massachusetts
33 Flag of Canada.svg Rodney, BryanBryan Rodney

D R 35 2007 London, Ontario
15 Flag of Finland Ruutu, TuomoTuomo Ruutu

LW L 37 2008 Vantaa, Finland
14 Flag of Russia Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov

LW R 41 2008 Moscow, Soviet Union
12 Flag of Canada.svg Staal, EricEric Staal


C L 35 2003 Thunder Bay, Ontario
16 Flag of Canada.svg Sutter, BrandonBrandon Sutter

C R 31 2007 Huntington, New York
30 Flag of Canada.svg Ward, CamCam Ward

G L 36 2002 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
13 Flag of Canada.svg Whitney, RayRay Whitney


LW R 47 2005 Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

See also Edit

References Edit

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