2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes season
The 2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes season was the 41st season for the franchise. Its 34th season in the National Hockey League (NHL) since June 22, 1979, and 16th season since the franchise relocated to North Carolina to start the 1997–98 NHL season. The regular season was reduced from its usual 82 games to 48 due to a lockout.
|2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes|
|General Manager||Jim Rutherford|
|Alternate captains||Tim Gleason|
|Average attendance||17,558 (94.0%)|
|Goals||Jiri Tlusty (23)|
|Assists||Eric Staal (35)|
|Points||Eric Staal (53)|
|Penalty minutes||Eric Staal (54)|
|Plus/minus||Jiri Tlusty (+15)|
|Wins||Cam Ward (9)|
|Goals against average||Dan Ellis (2.84)|
The Hurricanes did not qualify for the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs.
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|1||y – Washington Capitals||48||27||18||3||24||149||126||+23||57|
|4||Tampa Bay Lightning||48||18||26||4||17||148||104||+44||40|
y – Clinched division.
|1||AT||z – Pittsburgh Penguins||48||36||12||0||33||165||119||+46||72|
|2||NE||y – Montreal Canadiens||48||29||14||5||26||149||126||+23||63|
|3||SE||y – Washington Capitals||48||27||18||3||24||149||130||+19||57|
|4||NE||x – Boston Bruins||48||28||14||6||24||131||109||+22||62|
|5||NE||x – Toronto Maple Leafs||48||26||17||5||26||145||133||+12||57|
|6||AT||x – New York Rangers||48||26||18||4||22||130||112||+18||56|
|7||NE||x – Ottawa Senators||48||25||17||6||21||116||104||+12||56|
|8||AT||x – New York Islanders||48||24||17||7||20||139||139||0||55|
|11||AT||New Jersey Devils||48||19||19||10||17||112||129||−17||48|
|14||SE||Tampa Bay Lightning||48||18||26||4||17||148||150||−2||40|
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division; z – Clinched conference.
Schedule and resultsEdit
†Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Hurricanes. Stats reflect time with the Hurricanes only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record
The Hurricanes have been involved in the following transactions during the 2012–13 season.
Free agents acquiredEdit
Free agents lostEdit
Claimed via waiversEdit
Lost via waiversEdit
Lost via retirementEdit
|Round||#||Player||Pos||Nationality||College/Junior/Club Team (League)|
|2||38||Phil Di Giuseppe||LW||Canada||University of Michigan (CCHA)|
|2||47[a]||Brock McGinn||LW||Canada||Guelph Storm (OHL)|
|3||69||Daniel Altshuller||G||Canada||Oshawa Generals (OHL)|
|4||99||Erik Karlsson||C/LW||Sweden||Frolunda HC Jr. (J20 SuperElit)|
|4||115[b]||Trevor Carrick||D||Canada||Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)|
|4||120[c]||Jaccob Slavin||D||United States||Chicago Steel (USHL)|
|5||129||Brendan Woods||LW||Canada||University of Wisconsin (WCHA)|
|6||159||Colin Olsen||G||United States||U.S. National Team Development Program (USHL)|
|7||189||Brendan Collier||LW||United States||Malden Catholic High School (USHS-MA)|
- Draft Notes
- The Carolina Hurricanes' first-round pick went to the Pittsburgh Penguins as the result of a June 22, 2012, trade that sent Jordan Staal to the Hurricanes in exchange for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and this pick.
- a The San Jose Sharks' second-round pick went to the Carolina Hurricanes as a result of a February 18, 2011, trade that sent Ian White to the Sharks in exchange for this pick.
- b The Boston Bruins' fourth-round pick went to the Carolina Hurricanes as a result of a July 5, 2011, trade that sent Joe Corvo to the Bruins in exchange for this pick.
- c The New Jersey Devils' fourth-round pick went to the Carolina Hurricanes as a result of a January 20, 2012, trade that sent Alexei Ponikarovsky to the Devils in exchange for Joe Sova and this pick.
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- Hurricanes Acquire Jordan Staal from Pittsburgh
- Canes Acquire Pither from Flyers for Boucher, Alt
- Canes Acquire Kevin Westgarth from Los Angeles
- Canes Acquire Marc-Andre Bergeron from Tampa Bay
- Canes Acquire Conditional Pick for Jussi Jokinen
- Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Joe Corvo
- Canes Agree to Terms with Marc-Andre Gragnani
- Canes Agree to Terms with Tim Wallace
- Canes Agree to Terms with Alexander Semin
- Canes Agree to Terms with Goaltender Dan Ellis
- Ducks Agree to Terms with Allen on Three-Year Contract
- Canucks sign defencemen Derek Joslin and Patrick Mullen
- Hurricanes Acquire Adam Hall on Waivers
- Canes Claim Boychuk on Waivers from Nashville
- Penguins Claim Forward Zach Boychuk off Waivers
- Canes Sign Brian Dumoulin to Entry-Level Contract
- Canes Sign Jiri Tlusty to Two-Year Deal
- Canes, McBain Agree to Terms on Two-Year Deal
- Canes, Blanchard Agree to Terms on Two-Year Deal
- Canes Agree to Terms with Bobby Sanguinetti
- Canes Agree to Terms with Justin Krueger
- Canes Agree to Terms with Brody Sutter
- Canes Agree to Terms with Jordan Staal on 10-Year Contract
- Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Justin Peters
- Canes Sign Brett Sutter to One-Year Contract
- Canes Agree to Terms with Chris Terry
- Canes Agree to Terms with Jerome Samson
- Canes Sign Bowman to Two-Year Contract
- Hurricanes Sign Zach Boychuk to One-Year Deal
- Canes Sign Jay Harrison to Three-Year Extension
- Canes Sign Jeff Skinner to Six-Year Extension
- Canes Sign Dwyer to Two-Year Extension
- Canes Sign Jeremy Welsh to Two-Year Contract
- Canes Agree to Terms with Danny Biega
- Canes Agree to Terms with Keegan Lowe
- Canes Agree to Terms with Semin on Extension
- Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Brock McGinn
- Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Brendan Woods
- Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Brett Sutter
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