Mike Komisarek


Carolina Hurricanes: Back to Work

Though medals are still to be decided in Sochi, for the group of 18 Hurricanes players at Raleigh Center Ice on Thursday, the Olympic break is over By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – “Training camp, part deux!” Mike Komisarek exclaimed as he exited the ice at the […]


Carolina Hurricanes Gameday: Important Pair of Games Left Before Break

By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC Feb. 7, 2014 – Two games separate the Carolina Hurricanes from the Olympic break, and it’s a set of two very important games as it relates to the standings and playoff positioning. The Hurricanes come into Friday’s contest versus the Florida Panthers sitting in sixth […]


Canes Activate Komisarek from Injured Reserve

Defensemen has appeared in 10 games this season By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC December 20, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated defenseman Mike Komisarek from injured reserve.Komisarek, 31, has missed the last five games […]


Carolina Hurricanes: A Numbers Game

By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC December 18, 2013 – At practice on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Carolina Hurricanes had 25 players on the ice – 14 forwards, eight defensemen and three goaltenders. A game-night roster features 20 players – typically 12 forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders – and NHL […]


Carolina Hurricanes Recall Forward Zach Boychuk

Mike Komisarek placed on injured reserve By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC December 6, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Zach Boychuk on emergency from Charlotte of the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, […]


Carolina Hurricanes Look to Make it Three in a Row

NHL.com SHARKS (19-4-5) at HURRICANES (12-12-5) TV: CSN-CA, FS-CR RALEIGH, NC December 6, 2013: Last 10: San Jose 8-2-0; Carolina 4-5-1 Season series: This is the first of two games. The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Feb. 17, 2012. Big story: Each team traveled to Raleigh, […]


Carolina Hurricanes’ Newcomers Get Acclimated

By Michael Smith Raleigh, NC September 16, 2013 – From left to right, Mike Komisarek, Ron Hainsey and Andrej Sekera sit next to each other in the Carolina Hurricanes locker room. They are the three new faces on the blue line as the Canes, due to injuries and in an […]


Komisarek: A Breath of Fresh Air with Carolina

By Michael Smith Raleigh, NC July 5, 2013 – At the outset of free agency in 2009, Mike Komisarek landed in Toronto after six years with the Montreal Canadiens, the team that drafted him seventh overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He signed a five-year, $22.5 million dollar deal […]


Carolina Hurricanes Sign Two on First Day of Free Agency

By Michael Smith Raleigh, NC July 5, 2013 – A week ago, Carolina Hurricanes President and General Manager Jim Rutherford had a specific set of goals: draft an elite player and acquire a top-four defenseman. He ended up doing that – and more. After selecting forward Elias Lindholm fifth overall […]