Weekend Canes, Part 1: Fall to Caps

Story by Bob Fennel. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Canes hosted the Southeast Division leader, the Washington Capitals, Friday Nov. 4 with all its fire power and high salaries.  Ever look into the cost of a game at the Verizon Center?  If so, you could upgrade to Club Level at the RBC Center and still buy beer for your group.  The Canes only win against the Caps last year was a shoot out win in D.C. and normally their games are close.  This one wasn’t one of them losing 5-1, ending their home win streak at 2 games. Read more

Panthers Beat: An American in Bangalore

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Ed Yourdon.

Cary-lina, NC – As you know, the Panthers had a bye this weekend. I still need to watch football on Sundays though. I am writing this from a hotel room in the wee hours of the morning while watching football on my laptop from Bangalore.  Bangalore. In India. Read more

Inside the Eye: Canes Get Redemption By Shocking the Bolts 4-2

Story by Bob Fennel for CaryCitizen. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC –  Where the Hurricanes failed on opening night, they succeeded on Nov. 2 with a commanding 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay with two goals from both Jeff Skinner and Chad LaRose. Read more

Inside the Eye: Flyers Ground Hurricanes

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes lost to the Philadelphia Flyers, on the second part of  back-to-back weekend games.

After playing a great game 24 hours earlier, the Canes blew it in the third period giving up 4 goals, after starting the period 1-1, eventually losing by a score of 5-1. Read more

ACC Soccer Championships Come To Cary

Story by Steve Phillips. File photo by Tom Mousseau from last year’s ACC Women’s Soccer Championship in Cary between Wake Forest and Maryland. The Deacs are this year’s defending champs.

Cary, NC – Women ACC play quarterfinals finished up this Sunday on college campuses, and now the semi-and final matches will move to Cary’s WakeMed Soccer Park this Friday, Nov 4. Read more

Panthers Beat: OHHH – lind – OHHH!

Story by Matt Young and photo by Tom Mousseau for CaryCitizen.

Cary-lina, NC – The Panthers let this one slip away from them.

Sunday’s contest was taken down to the final seconds only to have Olindo Mare miss a “sure thing” 31 yard field goal that would have sent the game into overtime with 29 ticks left.

The Panthers came up just short (again!) 24-21 to the Vikes. Read more

Inside The Eye: Canes Over Blackhawks 3-0

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC  –   If you missed this game, you missed a great one.

The Canes hosted the Chicago Blackhawks in their only meeting this season on Friday October 28th.

The Blackhawks came into the game leading the Central Division with a 5-1-2 record but fell to 5-2-2 after being shut out 3-0 by the Canes on Cam Ward’s 17th career shutout. Read more

Inside The Eye: Canes Go To .500 On Shootout Loss To Sens

Story by CaryCitizen’s new Carolina Hurricanes sportswriter, Bob Fennel. He’s the only member of the press corps that wears his Canes gear to the games. ‘Nuff said. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Canes faced off against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, October 25 at the RBC.  They skated away after having been beaten in a heartbreaking 3-2 shootout loss.

The Carolina Hurricanes are now in the middle of the Eastern pack at 3-3. Read more

Pictures: Panthers vs Redskins

Cary, NC – Photographer Tom Mousseau was on the sidelines for CaryCitizen at Sunday’s NFL contest between the Carolina Panthers and the Washington Redskins. As reported Sunday night in Matt Young’s column, the Panthers rolled over the ‘Skins 33-20 at home. Tom filed these pictures from the game. Read more

Panthers Beat: Who Let The Dogs Out?

Story by Matt Young.

Cary-lina, NC – “Litter”-ally. Who let the dogs out? Read more