Ice Hockey’s Southern Debut

RALEIGH, NC January 30, 2014 – On January 30, 1956, professional ice hockey debuted in North Carolina. A week earlier, a fire destroyed the home arena of the Baltimore Clippers, an Eastern Hockey League team. Charlotte representatives convinced the team to play five of their remaining home games at the […]

Red Wings rally to beat Hurricanes in OT

Kurt Dusterberg – Correspondent RALEIGH, NC October 4, 2013 – Stephen Weiss scored with 1:47 remaining in overtime as the Detroit Red Wings rallied from a two-goal third-period deficit to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 at PNC Arena on Friday night. Henrik Zetterberg tied the game when he scored […]

Carolina Hurricanes Gameday: Drop the Puck

By Michael Smith Raleigh, NC October 4, 2013 – It’s (finally) time. After a week’s worth of practice, the Carolina Hurricanes begin the 2013-14 regular season against the Detroit Red Wings, a new Eastern Conference opponent. “It’s been a long, anxious week, and the guys are just excited to get […]

Canes to Open 16th Season in North Carolina on Friday

Team outlines opening weekend festivities for Oct. 4 vs. Detroit and Oct. 6 vs. Philadelphia By Ken Preston RALEIGH, NC October 3, 2013 – Jon Chase, Director of Community Relations and Promotions for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today outlined the details surrounding the team’s opening weekend, Oct. 4 […]

Skate with the Canes Tickets Available Oct. 2

Kids ‘N Community Foundation fundraiser set for Dec. 18 By Samantha Poulos Raleigh, NC October 1, 2013 – Doug Warf, Vice President of Marketing for the Carolina Hurricanes and Executive Director of the Kids ‘N Community Foundation, announced today that tickets for the annual Skate with the Canes fundraiser will […]

Skinner Looks to Round Out Game, Eyes Playoffs

By Michael Smith Raleigh, NC October 1, 2013 – Entering his fourth season in the National Hockey League, Jeff Skinner has one thing on his mind, something that has eluded him thus far in his young career: making the playoffs. “We just want to make the playoffs. That’s what everyone […]