Five notes after five games for Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes are 1-4 to start the season 

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After playing their fifth game of the 2015-16 regular season in D.C. on Saturday night, the Carolina Hurricanes returned home to Raleigh for a couple of practice days before jet-setting on the second leg of their seven-game road swing.

Here is a smattering of notes from today’s skate, plus a look ahead at the upcoming week.