The Carolina Hurricanes are expected to be fairly active ahead of the April 3 trade deadline. The prolonged absence of Cam Ward (MCL sprain) makes goaltending one issue that needs addressing -- especially now with Dan Ellis out seven to 10 days with a lacerated leg. Plus, as discussed by ESPN.com's Craig Custance, injuries to defensemen Justin Faulk (ankle/up to four weeks) and Joe Corvo (lower-body injury/approx. one week) should inspire GM Jim Rutherford to pursue an experienced defenseman as well.
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