The Carolina Hurricanes traded for goalie Scott Darling, believing he could get them back in the playoffs this season. That hasn't happened. Darling believes his second year with the Carolina Hurricanes will be a lot smoother, calmer and better than the first.
Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon supports the job done by Canes coach Bill Peters. But Dundon says stylistic differences with former general manager Ron Francis led to Francis being reassigned as president of hockey operations.