Raleigh, NC – Following the Canes OT victory over the Flyers last week, the team picked up steam for an untouched weekend of hockey. Fans painted the arena green for Saturday’s Whaler’s Night, a throwback to honor the team’s heritage as the Hartford Whalers from 1972-1997. Read on to relive the weekend’s highlights as told by our writer Bob Fennel.
The Hurricanes broke free of their new year losing streak when they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers Tuesday night in overtime.
Raleigh, NC – The Canes are off to a rough start in 2020. Though a valiant effort was brought by the Canes to make their way back from a 3 goal deficit in their January 3 game against the Capitals, their comeback came up short. Their most recent game on Sunday did not yield a better result, either.
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
Cary, NC – Opening night is just two months away and GM Ron Francis has been given plenty of accolades for his mastership of deals he’s been able to close this summer. Read more
Cary, NC – First of all, congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins for their second Stanley Cup in as many years. How cool was it to see Ron Hainsey lift the Cup? Hainsey was traded by the Canes at the trade deadline and had the dubious title of the longest NHLer without one game in the playoffs. Read more
Raleigh, NC – It was a tight checking game for the first 55 minutes last night before the bottom fell out for the Canes as the LA Kings scored 3 goals in the last 5 minutes. Read more
Raleigh, NC — It was a sad evening on Thursday, April 7, 2016 when the Carolina Hurricanes lost their last home game of the season to the Montreal Canadians. Read more
Raleigh, NC — The Canes beat the Rangers and celebrated Eric Staal in a home game on Thursday, March 31, 2016, but it all went downhill after that when they lost to the Jackets, sacrificing their spot in the playoffs, on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Read more
Raleigh, NC — The Carolina Hurricanes “lost one and won one” over Easter weekend at the PNC Arena. On Saturday, March 26, 2016, they suffered a loss to the New York Islanders, but they redeemed themselves 19 hours later with a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. Read more