Ron Francis


Eric Staal undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

Canes captain expected to make full recovery by start of season RALEIGH, NC July 29, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that center Eric Staal underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury suffered during off-season training. […]


Carolina Hurricanes hire David Marcoux as Goaltending Coach

Coached Vezina Trophy winner Kiprusoff in Calgary RALEIGH, NC July 15, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has hired David Marcoux (mahr-COO) as its new goaltending coach. “David has 25 years of experience as […]


Carolina Hurricanes Announce Third Annual Alumni Game

Francis, Hedican, Wesley among alumni confirmed for game at PNC Arena By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC December 30, 2013 – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced plans to host their third-annual Alumni Fantasy Game on Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m. The event will provide fans a chance […]


Gameday: Hot-Hand Boychuk Back with Carolina Hurricanes

By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC December 27, 2013 – A quick glance at Zach Boychuk’s stat line from his only game with the Carolina Hurricanes this season on Dec. 6 versus San Jose probably doesn’t tell the entire story: he logged 7:53 of ice time, took two shots, recorded an […]


Carolina Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Carter Sandlak

Winger leads the Plymouth Whalers in goals, points By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC December 6, 2013 – Ron Francis, Vice President of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with left wing Carter Sandlak on a three-year, entry-level contract. […]


Canes Elite Camp Set for July 22-26 at PNC Arena

Elite Camp returns for second year By Emily Pritt RALEIGH, NC November 8, 2013 – Ron Francis, Vice President of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will hold the second annual Carolina Hurricanes Elite Camp from July 22-26, 2014. The Hurricanes Elite […]


Carolina Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Nathan Gerbe

Winger agrees to one-year, two-way contract By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC July 26, 2013 – Ron Francis, Vice President of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with left wing Nathan Gerbe (GUHR-bee) on a one-year, two-way contract. The […]


Ron Francis Selected to North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame

Hurricanes great will be North Carolina museum’s first hockey inductee RALEIGH, NC – Don Fish, Executive Director of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, today announced that former Hurricanes player and current Vice President of Hockey Operations Ron Francis is among the 11 members of the Hall’s 50th anniversary […]


North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2013 Inductees

RALEIGH, NC Jan. 7, 2013 – The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame announces its 2013 inductees. The 11 new members are Kelvin Bryant, Ron Francis, Wade Garrett, Bill Guthridge, Tommy Helms, Marion Kirby, Rich McGeorge, Hugh Morton (deceased), Bob Quincy (deceased), Marty Sheets and Mildred Southern. They will be […]


‘Canes Agree to Terms with Tim Wallace

Forward agrees to one-year, two-way pact to join Hurricanes organization RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Vice President of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Tim Wallace on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Wallace […]