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Hurricanes Claim Andreas Nodl on Waivers

Hurricanes Claim Andreas Nodl on Waivers

RALEIGH, NC– Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has claimed right wing Andreas Nodl (awn-DRAY-uhs NOHD’L) on waivers from Philadelphia. “This is a young player that skates really well,” said Rutherford. “He has a skill level that gives us a little more depth among our top 12 forwards.” Nodl, 24, has played in 12 games with the Flyers this season, earning one assist while averaging 10:17 of ice time per game. The Vienna, Austria, native notched 11 goals and earned 11 assists (22 points) in 67 games with Philadelphia in 2010-11, his first full NHL season. In 126 career NHL regular-season games with the Flyers, Nodl (6’1”, 196 […]

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SwampDogs Announce Holiday Gift Packs

SwampDogs Announce Holiday Gift Packs

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs have put together holiday gift packages for the baseball fan in every family. In just one stop you can receive everything you need for a baseball game. Gift package # 1 includes four undated general admission tickets and an All-Star T-shirt for just $25! (over $30 value) Gift package # 2 includes four undated general admission vouchers, an All-Star T-shirt AND a SwampDogs hat for only $45! (over $60 value) Gift package # 3 includes 12 undated general admission tickets and an All-Star T-Shirt AND SwampDogs hat AND a SwampDogs mini bat for just $100 (over $115 value!). These special holiday gift packs will only be good until December 21st, so don’t delay. To […]

“Tar Heel Traveler” Travels to Cultural Resources Building Dec. 9

“Tar Heel Traveler” Travels to Cultural Resources Building Dec. 9

RALEIGH — Scott Mason, the “Tar Heel Traveler,” will travel to the auditorium of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources building at 109 East Jones St., in downtown Raleigh, on Friday, Dec. 9, to share stories behind the stories of his popular segment on WRAL-TV. The 10 a.m. program is hosted by the North Carolina Library for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped and by the Government and Heritage Library, divisions of the State Library.  It is open to the public. “As you can tell by looking at the shelves in our state’s libraries, North Carolina is brimming with intriguing stories,” said State Librarian Mary Boone. “Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason uncovers hidden gems everywhere he goes and celebrates […]

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Celebrates Christmas

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Celebrates Christmas

  HATTERAS – Cookies and caroling will be among the delights of the first annual Christmas Open House at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10, from noon until 4 p.m.  Vintage Santa Claus displays, twinkling lights and a holiday village will make for festive times at the free family-friendly event.  Even the animatronic dog and bear and a snowman or two will be part of the fun. Children will enjoy making nautical bracelets and stencils.  A variety of homemade soups will warm the soul, and door prizes will be given.  All donations brought for the food bank will earn a 5-percent discount in the gift shop and also a special holiday bag. Island history will be […]

Hurricanes Name Kirk Muller as Head Coach

Hurricanes Name Kirk Muller as Head Coach

RALEIGH, NC– Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Kirk Muller has been named the team’s new head coach. Muller had been serving as the head coach of the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. He will be introduced at a news conference later this afternoon. “Kirk is a proven leader and motivator, and he has strong communication skills,” said Rutherford. “He was a captain and a Stanley Cup winner as a player, and did excellent work as a coach with the Canadiens and the Admirals. We feel confident that he is the right man to lead our team now and in the future.” Muller, 45, becomes the 12th person […]

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Billboard.Com Shines Spotlight on “The McClymonts”

Billboard.Com Shines Spotlight on “The McClymonts”

Writer Chuck Dauphin Takes an Up-Close Look at the Sister-Trio’s U.S. Experience Nashville, TN – As Aussie sister-trio, The McClymonts, continue their U.S. album promotion, writer Chuck Dauphin takes a deeper look into their efforts in a feature for Billboard.com going live today. In the article, Dauphin covers the girls’ journey from being on top in Australia to their current U.S. climb and the differences in marketing themselves in both locations. With the August U.S. release of Wrapped Up Good, The McClymonts have been going non-stop with touring and a national media campaign. Their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed as on November 7, CMA Chairman of the Board, Steve Moore, presented them with the 2011 CMA Global Artist of the Year […]

Hurricanes Relieve Paul Maurice Of Coaching Duties

Hurricanes Relieve Paul Maurice Of Coaching Duties

Team will announce a new head coach later today RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has relieved Paul Maurice of his duties as head coach. The team will announce a new head coach later today. Maurice completes his second stint with the Hurricanes with a career NHL coaching record of 460-457-167. He served 920 games behind the bench for the Hurricanes organization, going 384-391-145. The Carolina Hurricanes host the Florida Panthers on Tuesday at the RBC Center (7 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas HD, Hurricane Radio Network). For information on 2011-12 Carolina Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES.

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Tune-In Alert! The Original 7ven (Band formerly known as The Time) Will Open the 2011 Soul Train Awards

Tune-In Alert! The Original 7ven (Band formerly known as The Time) Will Open the 2011 Soul Train Awards

WHO:       The Original 7ven (the band formerly known as The Time), Morris Day, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Jesse Johnson, Monte Moir, Jellybean Johnson, Jerome Benton WHAT:    Opening the 2011 Soul Train Awards with an extended performance, including their classic hits and their newest single, “#Trendin” WHEN:   Sunday, November 27, 9:00pm ET/PT WHERE:  Simulcast on BET and Centric ADDITIONAL INFO: The Original 7ven, the band formerly known as The Time, recently released a new album, Condensate.  The first single, “#Trendin,” was the #1 most-added song in the adult urban radio format in its first week out and was called a “…funk-fueled jam that’s right on time…” by USA Today. People magazine called it “funky” and raved that “the players are still cool.” The Huffington Post gave the album five stars, noting […]

2011 Edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at DPAC In Final Week!

2011 Edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at DPAC In Final Week!

Don’t let this once-in-a-lifetime chance pass you by-A perfect event to usher in the holiday season-Fun for the whole family! (Durham, NC) – The World-Famous Radio City Rockettes are currently starring in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The beloved holiday production will close its Triangle run this week at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center but it’s not too late for you to witness the magic!  Presented by Chase, the 2011 edition of The Christmas Spectacular, starring the Radio City Rockettes, will play DPAC through November 27 for 13 more dazzling performances. The Christmas Spectacular is exactly that…a spectacular.  A cast and crew of nearly 100 people will visit Durham this season to deliver a holiday show experience like never before.  […]

Marlins Special Holiday Sale

Marlins Special Holiday Sale

Morehead City, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins have begun preparations for their third season in the Coastal Plain League.   Over the course of the previous two years, Puck O’Neal Field at Big Rock Stadium truly has become the place where families can enjoy themselves for a fraction of the cost.  The 2012 season brings many changes for the Marlins, starting with new manager Brian McRae and his new roster.  Count yourself in for all the excitement at Big Rock Stadium and take advantage of the new Marlins holiday gift today.   The Marlins are now offering a special holiday deal for that special someone.  The special gift includes two season tickets, a dry fit t-shirt, an adjustable hat, logo […]