Brian LeBlanc

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Josh Wesley, NC hockey trailblazer


A little before noon on Saturday, Josh Wesley made history as the first player trained in North Carolina to be selected at the NHL Draft.

Francis establishes a precedent by drafting Fleury


Another day, another example of the new Canes under Ron Francis.

Canes sign Ron Hainsey to three-year deal


The defenseman was the second player to re-sign with the Canes today, and keeps him off the unrestricted free agent market opening in a week.

Hurricanes' hire of Bill Peters heralds a new era


New Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters represents a clean, and necessary, break from the Jim Rutherford administration.

Canes hire Bill Peters as head coach


The longtime assistant and minor-league coach in the Detroit and Chicago organizations takes the Hurricanes' helm.

Canes Country 2014 Playoff Pick-Em Final Standings


We had a runaway winner in this year's Playoff Pick-Em. Get the final standings here!

CC 2014 Playoff Pick-Em: Stanley Cup Final


One more round to go. Make your picks now!

Canes sign Erik Karlsson to entry-level contract


The sixth player from the Canes' 2012 draft to sign with the team did so today on a three-year deal.

Canes Country Playoff Pick-Em Challenge: Round 3


Game sevens seem to be the order of the NHL. Time to pick your favorites for the Conference Finals and see who has bragging rights among your friends.

The NHL Reacts to the #RFPimpHand


Take a trip around the NHL media's reaction to the Canes' big news yesterday.

Canes Country Playoff Pick-Em: Round 2


How did your round 1 picks do? Find out here and make your picks for the second round now!

Jim Rutherford's Top Ten Transactions


With twenty years of work to critique, what are the top ten transactions of Jim Rutherford's tenure as Canes general manager?

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Weekend Open Thread


As many as four teams could be out of the playoffs by the time Monday rolls around.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Night 10 Open Thread


Only three games on the schedule tonight, but no shortage of snarl.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Night 9 Open Thread


The Lightning are golfing. Will the Kings join them after tonight?

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Night 8 Open Thread


A trio of Game 4s takes us into the second week of the 2014 playoffs.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Night 7 Open Thread


One team could be out of the chase for the Cup by the end of the night.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Night 6 Open Thread


Monday night's action has a Western Conference flavor with three teams looking to go up 3-0.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Day 5 Open Thread


Four games on the schedule for Sunday, and each one involves a team looking for its first win. How many will get it?

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Day 4 Open Thread


Do we have more overtime in our future? Three Game 2s take you through your Saturday.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Night 3 Open Thread


Friday night has an Atlantic Division emphasis as all four playoff teams are in action.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Night 2 Open Thread


A couple of familiar faces in Colorado and a grudge match under the Arch highlight Thursday night's action.

Canes Country's 2014 Playoff Pick-Em Challenge


It's your annual chance to prove that you're smarter than the Canes Country staff. Join CC's 2014 Playoff Pick-Em and win free stuff!

Patience Not The Solution To Canes' Problems


Do Canes fans owe Peter Karmanos any more patience after five straight unsuccessful seasons?

A Great Ride Comes To An End


I can't really say I'm hanging up the skates, because I never knew how to use them to begin with. But come October, I'll be in an unfamiliar place for most Canes home games: my living room.

Canes take the safe pick by selecting Lindholm


By selecting Elias Lindholm with the fifth pick at Sunday's NHL draft, the Canes went for a solid two-way center, but the team's defense remains a question mark.

CC Playoff Pick-Em: Final Standings


How did you do in Canes Country's first annual playoff pick-em? Find out here and maybe even brag a little!

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