Mag Rankings: Carolina Hurricanes

Jeff Skinner leads a Canes team that could return to the playoffs

Originally Published: September 26, 2011
By Lindsay Berra, Craig Custance, Neil Greenberg, Doug McIntyre | ESPN Insider

ESPN Insider goes deep on all 30 teams to get you prepped for the 2011-12 NHL season.

Here's how the Carolina Hurricanes shape up, including a potential breakout player, a key stat and the views of a division rival. And check out our preseason rankings to see how they stack up against the rest of the league.

To read more about the season preview for the Carolina Hurricanes -- including Craig Custance's player to watch and a key stat -- you must be an ESPN Insider.