RALEIGH Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack suffered a concussion at practice Monday and was placed on injured reserve, the team said in a release, and Michael Leighton has been recalled on an emergency from the team’s AHL affiliate in Charlotte to fill in behind Cam Ward. Leighton, 35, has 106 games of NHL experience, including 50 starts, and helped the Philadelphia Flyers to the Stanley Cup Final in 2010. He previously played for Carolina in 2008 and 2009. He is 6-2-1 with a .937 save percentage and 1.66 goals-against average this season for the Checkers. Lack, in his second season with the Hurricanes, is 1-2-1 with a .856 save percentage and 3.80 goals-against average. The 28-year-old goalie hadn’t previously missed any games in his career due to injury, according to prosportstransactions.com.
The North Carolina baseball team extended its winning streak to eight games this weekend by pounding out a school-record 48 runs in a three-game sweep at Boston College. Coach Mike Fox’s fourth-ranked Tar Heels scored […]
Sebastian Aho had two goals and an assist and Cam Ward pitched a 21-save shutout in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 4-0 win Thursday in Pittsburgh. Jeff Skinner’s unassisted goal in the second period snapped a scoreless […]
RALEIGH NC State came away with its fourth home win of the season over Boston University, 77-73, but did so in unconvincing fashion.Following a loss to Illinois in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge where the […]