Carolina Hurricanes Trade Deadline Preview: Who’s on the Trading Block?

February 9th, 2011 by Mark Jones Leave a reply »
With the 2010-2011 NHL season already nearly two-thirds finished and the trade deadline fast approaching at less than three weeks away, Carolina is making a move into the playoff picture in the East and also hoping to move some of their older, more expensive players.

With $9.6 million in cap space to work with according to, the 'Canes have a lot of leeway in their deals and shouldn't have any pressing trades that have to be completed. They do have a few players who could be shopped, though, and some reportedly interested teams, as well.

Who's on the Trading Block?

While last offseason was one of very few re-signing issues within the franchise, this upcoming summer appears to be the opposite. Everyone on the current roster is a free agent after the conclusion of this season except for franchise cornerstones Eric Staal and Cam Ward, top youngsters Jeff Skinner, Jamie McBain, Justin Peters and Zach Boychuk, and Tuomo Ruutu, Tim Gleason and Joe Corvo.

That leaves Brandon Sutter, Jiri Tlusty and Troy Bodie as upcoming RFAs (restricted free agents) and Erik Cole, Chad LaRose, Sergei Samsonov, Jussi Jokinen, Ryan Carter, ...

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