Carolina Hurricanes Trade Rumors: Analysis of Latest Rumors

January 12th, 2015 by Mark Jones Leave a reply »

Cam Ward could be the perfect solution to the Minnesota Wild's goaltending dilemma, Andrej Sekera might fetch a large return on the trade market and Jiri Tlusty could be shopped as a rental scorer.

Even with the Carolina Hurricanes off to a 3-1-1 start to 2015, general manager Ron Francis has plenty of opportunities to jump-start the franchise's rebuilding effort on his notepad.

And unlike his hesitant predecessor, Jim Rutherford, Francis plans to value effectiveness above sentimentality when it comes time to check items off that agenda:

As the countdown to the March 2 trade deadline approaches, the 'Canes appear poised to be one of the NHL's most active teams off the ice.

Where could some of the Hurricanes' most sought-after players be headed? How likely is each rumor to be fulfilled? An analysis of the rumors circling around each major trade target lies below.


Cam Ward


The struggling Minnesota Wild have reportedly contacted Francis about Ward's availability and price, according to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star ...

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