Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Snap Skid, Sweep Both Games Over the Weekend

Cary, NC – It took just 14 seconds for the Carolina Hurricanes to score a five-on-five goal in what seemed like forever when Brett Pesce put in his second of the season establishing a new record for the fastest goal in the franchise by a defenseman. With back to back games this weekend, coach Bill Peters selected Scott Darling to be in the net with the Canucks at this point of the season, are the weaker of the two teams plus the Canucks best player got hurt the night before in Tampa Bay.  Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Drop Crucial Game to Flyers in OT, 2-1

Cary, NC – If ever this season there was a time to step up, the game against the Philadelphia Flyers was it. The Flyers were just a point ahead of the Canes with both teams just outside of a playoff spot. Whoever wins leapfrogs into the mix, but it just wasn’t the Canes night as they scored just one goal for the third straight game. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes with Difficult Weekend, Falling to Wings and Sharks

Cary, NC – While many sports fans were preparing for the big game Sunday night, the Carolina Hurricanes were putting in hard work with two home games this weekend, but unfortunately fell short in both matches. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Pesce Scores First, Ward Gets Second Shutout Against Habs

Cary, NC – Cam Ward is back being the Canes #1 goalie and earned his second shutout of the season with a solid performance in a 2-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Brett Pesce scored his first of the season on what turned out to be the game winner early in the second.  The Canadiens have former Canes head coach Kirk Muller as their assistant coach. Muller played for the Habs and was always a fan favorite so it’s good to see him back where he is appreciated. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Beat Ottawa in Come From Behind Win, 2-1

Cary, NC – Fresh off the All-Star break and the start of a season-long, eight-game home stand, the Carolina Hurricanes beat a hurting Ottawa Senators team 2-1 before a home crowd that had one of the first major favors by the new owner.

Everyone in the mezzanine was given the opportunity to sit in the lower bowl or 200 level. I’d say 99 percent of the folks took advantage of the better seats with just a few remaining in the upper deck.  Sort of brought back memories of Greensboro when the upper deck had the black curtain their second year there. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Vegas Deal Canes Big Loss

Cary, NC – The newest team in the NHL, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, entered the game as “the best in the west” and left the game as “best in the NHL” as they beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-1, in a game the Canes were never in from the drop of the puck. The Canes beat the Golden Knights in their first match up in Sin City which was also Cam Ward’s 300th career victory but this game was played as if many Cane players were at the casino the night before until the wee hours of the morning. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Have Tough Losses Against Caps, Flames

Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes faced two disappointing losses over the weekend, including one narrow loss against the Washington Capitals not long after the Canes beat them on the road.

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UNC Basketball

Cary Resident Earns National Award for Basketball Writing

Cary, NC – In a fast-paced sport such as basketball, being able to write clear and engaging coverage of a game is a unique skill. One Cary resident was recognized for that skill, earning a national award in publication excellence. Read more

Westminster Dog Show

Cary Residents Judging at Westminster Dog Show

Cary, NC – As one of the most exclusive dog shows in the world and the second-oldest continuous sporting event in the United States, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is known for its high level of prestige. This year, two Cary residents will be judges at this distinguished competition. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Lose 5-4 in OT But Make Playoff Wildcard Spot

Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes lost in overtime, 5-4, against the Washington Capitals but the mysterious extra point allowed the Canes to get into wildcard spot for the playoffs. The Canes and Caps will seem like they’re in the playoffs now as they’ll see each other three times in the next 11 days. If tonight’s game was any indication of the next two, those should be physical and entertaining games.  Read more