Inside the Eye: Canes Outscore Canucks 4-3

Story by Bob Fennel. Photos by Suzie Wolf.

Cary-lina, NC – Drayson Bowman scored 2 goals leading the Carolina Hurricanes in scoring over the high-powered Vancouver Canucks by 4-3 at the RBC Center (soon to be PNC Arena) on Thursday, December 15, 2011.  Read more

RailHawks: Lots Happening in the Off-Season

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Just seven weeks into the off-season, it’s been a busy time for the Carolina RailHawks, Cary’s professional NASL soccer team. They’ve hired a new coach, set the first two games of 2012 and are getting a stadium expansion. Read more

Panthers Beat: Dogs and Football

Story by Matt Young. Game photos by Suzie Wolf for CaryCitizen. 

Cary-lina, NC –  The always-underdog Panthers lost to the Falcons 31-23.  Speaking of gratuitous dog references…

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Inside the Eye: Jets Soar Past Canes

Story by Bob Fennel and file photo of Cam Ward by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC –  The Carolina Hurricanes lost to the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 in their 3rd game of a 4 game Canadian road trip on Friday.  While the score wasn’t good, there were some good things that happened during the games and during the day. Read more

Inside the Eye: Penguins Slip By Canes

Story by Bob Fennel and photos by Tom Mousseau for CaryCitizen.

Cary-lina, NC – The conference leading Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Canes, 3-2, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 in an Eastern Conference Game.

This is the seventh game for Sidney Crosby since returning from the concussion he suffered in January after a cheap shot in one game then a slam into the boards a couple of games later. He’s been on fire since his return, which is good for the NHL, while bad for the Canes.  Craig Adams, a former Cane on the Stanley Cup team returned to the RBC Center to have a great game against the Canes.  Read more

Panthers Beat: Clearly Superior Panthers Pillage Buccaneers

Cary-lina, NC – The Panthers were the better team this Sunday, routing the Bucs 38-19. Tampa Bay wore their throwback “Dreamsicle Swashbuckler” uniforms from the ’70’s. You would think that they would have learned their lesson from those forgettable days in Bucs history when they wore those awful unis. Aurgh!  Read more

Inside the Eye: Canes Fall to Rangers

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the red (and blue) hot New York Rangers on Dec. 1, 2011 at the RBC Center.  The Rangers have a powerful offensive and a very stingy defense as they have the lowest goals against in the NHL.  The Canes lost in the first meeting, 5-1, at the Garden on Nov. 11.  Thursday night’s game ended with a similar result, 5-3 in favor of the Rangers.  Read more

Inside the Eye: Coach Muller Debuts vs. Panthers

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the division leading Florida Panthers under new coach Kirk Muller at the RBC Center Nov 29.  While they lost 3-1, really 2-1 (a late empty-netter), the team did skate better and hit more, probably to impress the new coach.  Read more

Panthers Beat: NOT the “1” in “1 and 15”

Cary-lina, NC – Saturday, I hope you weren’t rooting for any college teams that I was. They ALL lost. Sunday was better. Read more

Inside the Eye: Shoot Out Loss to Habs

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Montreal Canadiens the night before Thanksgiving and really needed this game in more ways than one.  At the end, they lost 4-3 in a shootout, which is a horrible way a professional sport should determine the outcome of a team game.  Read more