Bob Wage

  • joined Nov 03, 2008
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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Bob Wage, also known as "Bubba", "Bibby", "Harwood", and a few other names we won't get into, is a hockey fan/citizen journalist who is now living the dream as a part-time sports writer. He started out writing articles for the NHL Roundup in 2004 and went on to create Canes Country in 2006. Since then, he has also authored articles for The NHL Digest, Hockey Blog in Canada, From The Rink,, The Hockey, and The Fourth Period.

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  • NCAAB Syracuse Orange
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User Blog

Thursday Clips: Jason Karmanos Has New Home - Plus


Karmanos will head up Penguins analytics, Forslund tells 620 The Buzz that time is of essence for coaching hire, and more

Will "Disco Dan" Dance In Carolina?


The coaching search continues as Ron Francis quietly presses on with his quest

Tough Choice Ahead In Draft For Hurricanes


The Canes will have several good options when they choose at number seven

Report: Jim Rutherford To Be New GM For Penguins


Bob McKenzie broke the news that the Pittsburgh Penguins will be hiring Jim Rutherford as their next General Manager

Canes Country Round Table Volume 6: The Final


This week the round table has a heated debate about who will win the Stanley Cup Final

From The Grapevine: Jim Rutherford And Eric Staal


Rutherford is a candidate to be Pens GM and the Leafs seem to want The Captain

Monday Morning Thoughts: Canes Didn't Pick Saad


A longer wait for a coach, drafting is important, and a quick look at the coming draft

Hurricanes Summerfest Set For July 23-26 At PNC


Prospects development camp to be held at PNC Arena again this year

Caps Hire Barry Trotz - Search Continues For Canes


Recent report indicates that Ron Francis still has three interviews to go

Canes Country Round Table Volume Five: Cam Ward


Here are a few more Cam Ward opinions, as the round table weighs in

Should Eric Staal Play Wing Or Center?


Hurricanes General Manager Ron Francis was recently quoted as "liking him at left winger."

Cam Ward And The Six Million Dollar Question


Can the Hurricanes afford to keep Cam Ward on the roster next season?

Update On Coaching Search And A New Poll


Ray Shero is fired in Pittsburgh, but Dan Bylsma will stay for now

Canes Country Round Table Volume Four: The RFA's


The Canes have some decisions to make about several restricted free agents who need contracts

Kirk Muller Lands in St. Louis As Assistant


Former Carolina coach Kirk Muller quickly gets another gig, this time under Ken Hitchcock

A Closer Look At Other Possible Head Coaches


Ulf Samuelsson, John Stevens, Guy Boucher, and even Eddie Olczyk are all possible candidates

Quick Links: Mother's Day Edition


Canes Mother's Day message, Ron Francis and Mike Vellucci videos

A Closer Look At John Tortorella


"Torts" finishes in third place in the Canes Country new coach poll

A Closer Look At Kevin Dineen


Dineen finished second in the Canes Country poll for who should be the next Hurricanes coach

A Closer Look At Barry Trotz


Trotz was chosen by the majority of Canes Country voters to be next coach of the Carolina Hurricanes

Who Is The Next Coach For Carolina? (POLL)


Carolina Hurricanes General Manager, Ron Francis, did not rule out anyone in his ongoing search for a new head coach.

Canes Country Round Table, Vol. Three: Ownership


If Peter Karmanos gets more involved running the business operations of the team, is that a good thing or bad?

Kids 'N Community Foundation Donates $582,000


Foundation has donated more than $12 million locally since 1997

No Regrets For Jim Rutherford


Former Hurricanes boss seems to leave options open for future

Jim Rutherford Steps Down, Ron Francis Named GM


As expected, Ron Francis was named Executive Vice President and General Manager and will replace Jim Rutherford who will stay on as team President.

Brock McGinn Canes Prospect of the Year


McGinn, defensemen top awards list for Carolina Hurricanes prospects

Canes Country Round Table, Vol. Two: The GM


Should Ron Francis be the next General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes?

PuckDaddy - Khudobin Wonders if Ward is past his prime?


In an interview at Team Russia's training camp, Khudobin said the following: (Translated by PuckDaddy's Dmitry Chesnokov) "Of course he is a strong goaltender. He is a good goaltender. No one is counting him out. They [Carolina] will decide what to do with him this year, this summer. Maybe he, how can I say, has presented everything he could have," said Khudobin at a Russian National Team press conference on Monday. Presented everything he has with Carolina or in the NHL? "Maybe at this club. Maybe in his career. He has been playing in the NHL since he was 19," said Khudobin. follow the link for the rest - Puck Daddy

NHL Scouting Staffs - Carolina Is Shorthanded


The Hurricanes have the second fewest number of scouts listed as any team in the league

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