Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1998-2020 NHL Carolina Hurricanes
1980-97 NHL Hartford Whalers
1973-79 WHA New England Whalers

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 38-25 Lost First Round
2006 52-22 Won Stanley Cup Finals
2002 35-26 Lost Stanley Cup Finals
1978 44-31 Lost WHA Finals
1973 46-30 Won WHA Finals

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 38-25 Lost First Round
2019 46-29 Lost Conference Finals
2018 36-35 Missed Playoffs
2017 36-31 Missed Playoffs
2016 35-31 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 13 Seth Jarvis C
2019 1 / 28 Ryan Suzuki  C
2018 1 / 2 Andrei Svechnikov R
2017 1 / 12 Martin Necas C
2016 1 / 13 Jake Bean D

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1995-20 26 Jim Rutherford
1983-88 6 Emile Francis
1989-92 4 Eddie Johnston
1981-82 2 Larry Pleau
1993 1 Brian Burke

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
1995-20 26 Peter Karmanos, Jr.
1990-94 5 Richard Gordon
1990-94 5 Colonial Reality Co
1980-89 10 Hartford Insurance
1980-89 10 CIGNA Corp.
1980-89 10 Aetna Life

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