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CanesCast is the official podcast of the Carolina Hurricanes. Hosted by TV and Web Host Mike Maniscalco and Senior Editor Michael Smith, CanesCast brings you the inside scoop on the Hurricanes with exclusive interviews, analysis and more. New episodes every week!

CanesCast is the official podcast of the Carolina Hurricanes. Hosted by TV and Web Host Mike Maniscalco and Senior Editor Michael Smith, CanesCast brings you the inside scoop on the Hurricanes with exclusive interviews, analysis and more. New episodes every week!

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CanesCast is the official podcast of the Carolina Hurricanes. Hosted by TV and Web Host Mike Maniscalco and Senior Editor Michael Smith, CanesCast brings you the inside scoop on the Hurricanes with exclusive interviews, analysis and more. New episodes every week!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 171: Staal in the Family

4/14/2021
Jordan Staal celebrated his 1,000th career game in the NHL on Monday. His dad, Henry, joins the podcast to recount the special night and share some of his favorite hockey memories. Henry also explains what it means to see the type of man and father Jordan has grown up into and explores the strong bond of the family. Plus, Mike and Michael break down the Canes' one trade deadline move and take your voicemails. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919)...

Duration:01:20:35

Episode 170: Home Sweet Home

4/7/2021
The Canes are in the midst of their longest homestand of the season, and they're pushing for the top spot in the Central Division. Mike and Michael reflect on a last-minute win in Chicago, a heavy split against Dallas and a come-from-behind victory against Florida. Plus, we tackle goaltending, injuries and the trade deadline and then answer your voicemails. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at...

Duration:01:08:26

Episode 169: In Like a Hurricane, Out Like ...

3/31/2021
March came in like a Hurricane and went out like one too, as the Canes stormed through the month with 10 wins in 14 games. Mike and Michael look back on the highlights of the month, which included an eight-game winning streak, Martin Necas' star performances and Dougie Hamilton's 14-game point streak. Plus, we check the voicemail line. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case...

Duration:01:07:35

Amplifying Black Voices: R. Renee Hess

3/29/2021
R. Renee Hess is the Founder and Executive Director of Black Girl Hockey Club. Hess discusses her first hockey game, the genesis of the Club, the transition to a non-profit organization and the impact of the Get Uncomfortable campaign. Hess shares her feelings on anti-racism efforts in hockey and fondly recounts her visit to Raleigh and PNC Arena in Feb. 2020. Black Girl Hockey Club was founded by R. Renee Hess in 2018 to create a community space for Black women in hockey. Visit their...

Duration:01:22:41

Episode 168: Silence the Cannon

3/24/2021
After a 3-0 shutout win, the Carolina Hurricanes have the opportunity to take six of eight points in a four-game set against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Mike and Michael break down the series so far, which began with two tough-luck extra time losses in Raleigh. Plus, we take your voicemails and answer your questions. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case You Missed It Canes...

Duration:01:24:38

Episode 167: Linda Cohn Checks In

3/17/2021
We're excited about the NHL's return to ESPN's family of networks in 2021-22, and Linda Cohn is, too. Cohn, SportsCenter anchor and host of "In the Crease" on ESPN+, explains why this is a win for all, reminisces about classic "This is SportsCenter" commercials and reflects on the growth of women's hockey. Cohn also offers her impressions of this season and stumps for the Canes as Stanley Cup contenders. Then, Mike and Michael break things down at the halfway mark of the regular...

Duration:01:19:45

Amplifying Black Voices: Mike Whiting

3/15/2021
Mike Whiting is an ambassador for the Carolina Hurricanes. "Big Mike" discusses his introduction to hockey, how he quickly fell in love with the sport and his path to becoming an integral part of the fan experience at Canes homes games. Whiting also recounts being pulled over for laughing while driving and describes how he aims to spread his infectious, positive attitude. Amplifying Black Voices is a CanesCast podcast series that elevates stories from the Black community in and around...

Duration:01:00:46

Episode 166: Star Power

3/10/2021
Martin Necas, the NHL's Third Star of the Week, joins the podcast to discuss his productive week, his NHL 94-inspired celebration and the rising level of confidence for him and the team. Mike and Michael then dive into the Canes' winning streak before answering your voicemails and questions. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case You Missed It Recap: Staal Leads Canes Past...

Duration:01:29:35

Amplifying Black Voices: Matt Moorefield

3/8/2021
Matt Moorefield is an ice technician for the Carolina Hurricanes. Moorefield recounts working at an ice rink as a teenager before diving into the intricacies of making and maintaining an NHL-caliber ice sheet. (It sometimes involves eliminating stains, like red wine spilled from concerts staged above.) Moorefield also talks about being inspired by the Hockey Diversity Alliance and touches on the importance of inclusion and acceptance. Amplifying Black Voices is a CanesCast podcast series...

Duration:00:50:26

Episode 165: Coming Home Happy

3/3/2021
With three straight wins to cap a five-game road trip, the Canes are coming home happy. Perhaps no one is happier, though, than Steven Lorentz, who netted his first NHL goal – the game winner, no less – on Tuesday night in Nashville. Lorentz follows up a banner night with a banner appearance on the podcast to discuss his journey to the NHL, the feeling of scoring his first goal and what it means to be a Hurricane. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919)...

Duration:01:15:57

Amplifying Black Voices: Nigel Wheeler

3/1/2021
Nigel Wheeler is the General Counsel for the Carolina Hurricanes. Wheeler recounts his winding career path into the sports industry that began in broadcast journalism, transitioned into a touring band, steered into law and landed in hockey. Wheeler comments on the importance of Black representation, explores how hockey can grow in the Black community and explains the strategic reason behind being a one-car family. Amplifying Black Voices is a CanesCast podcast series that elevates stories...

Duration:01:03:45

Episode 164: David Ayres Returns

2/24/2021
One year after that magical night in Toronto, we reconnect with EBUG extraordinaire and Canes legend David Ayres. Ayres updates us on what life has been like in the last year, recounts some favorite memories from the night and the whirlwind that followed and teases a Disney film in the works. Then, Mike and Michael answer your voicemails. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case...

Duration:01:35:36

Amplifying Black Voices: Larry Perkins

2/22/2021
Larry Perkins is the Vice President of Guest Relations and an Assistant General Manager for PNC Arena. Perkins chronicles his humble beginnings in rural North Carolina, his journey to New York City with only $1.72 to his name and his path to leadership today. Perkins also explores how he's experienced racism and explains why he wears a suit every day. Amplifying Black Voices is a CanesCast podcast series that elevates stories from the Black community in and around hockey in an effort to...

Duration:01:09:16

Episode 163: Introducing Cedric Paquette

2/17/2021
After making his debut with the Canes, New Guy Cedric Paquette joins the podcast to discuss his long journey to Raleigh, his role with his new team and, of course, his dog, Moka. Mike and Michael break down the last week of action and analyze the moves the team made. Then, we close it out with your voicemails. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case You Missed It Recap: Canes...

Duration:01:25:00

Episode 162: Brock On

2/10/2021
Brock McGinn, who's riding a three-game goal scoring streak, joins the podcast to discuss his recent success in an elevated role, his assessment of the Canes through the first 10 games and how road life differs from seasons past. Plus, Mike and Michael touch on the last three games, opine on controversial calls and answer your voicemails. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case...

Duration:01:24:23

Episode 161: High Five

2/3/2021
The Canes have won five straight games and have started 6-1-0 for the second season in a row. Mike and Michael analyze the team's success and explain how the Canes were able to thrive even with a depleted lineup. Then, we round out the pod with your voicemails. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case You Missed It Recap: Canes Top Blackhawks in ShootoutDepleted Canes Thrive in...

Duration:00:58:31

Episode 160: Billy B Gets Us Up to Speed

1/27/2021
The Canes returned to the ice this week, but how did they stay sharp last week? Let's ask strength and conditioning coach Bill Burniston, who details the team's high level of engagement, how they're safeguard for the challenges of a busy schedule ahead and much more, all while he's coming to us live from the Canes locker room. Plus, your voicemails! Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D...

Duration:01:09:54

Episode 159: An Update

1/20/2021
An update on the Canes, who have had three games postponed due to five players currently on the NHL's COVID-19 Protocol list, essentially pausing the season. What does this all mean, and where do the Canes go from here? Mike and Michael provide some clarity before looking back on the first three games of the season. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D Brewing In Case You Missed...

Duration:00:44:58

Episode 158: The Captain's Thoughts

1/11/2021
With the start of the 2020-21 season just days away, the Canes held a Red-White scrimmage on Monday. Mike and Michael provide their analysis from the intrasquad match and chat with captain Jordan Staal about camp so far, his outlook for the season and why he thinks the team is ready to take the next step to become an elite contender. Plus, listener voicemails! Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends...

Duration:01:11:35

Episode 157: Hockey's Back and Brett Pesce Is, Too

1/4/2021
It's the first day of training camp and the season four premiere of CanesCast! Making his debut appearance on the show is defenseman Brett Pesce, who is also making his long-awaited return to the ice. He discusses his health, the road back and his excitement for the season ahead. Plus, Mike and Michael offer their astute takeaways from day one. Have a question or comment for the show? Call our voicemail: (919) 500-7819 CanesCast is presented by Storm Brew from our friends at R&D...

Duration:01:06:24