4:47PM: The Hurricanes have officially announced Bill Peters as head coach. (Canes)
- Rangers assistant coach Ulf Samuelsson is still a contender for the Penguins head coaching job.
- For more on Ulf as a coaching candidate, CLICK HERE.
4:46PM: The Hurricanes are set to announce Bill Peters as their next head coach. (Aaron Ward)
4:06PM: Bill Peters is reportedly the leading candidate to become head coach of the Hurricanes. (Bob McKenzie)
Peters is an assistant coach in Detroit.
12:03PM: Doug MacLean said on Hockey Central at Noon that he has heard for a while that Samuelsson will get the job in Carolina.
Nick Kypreos said that Samuelsson has paid his dues.
10:05AM: The Hurricanes are expected to meet with Rangers assistant coach Ulf Samuelsson in Carolina today. (Aaron Ward)