BRIND’AMOUR TO PARTICIPATE IN BIKE CHALLENGE

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes assistant coach Rod Brind’Amour will be among 250 cyclists participating in the Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic’s 24-Hour Bike Challenge beginning today, Friday, Aug. 15 at 5 p.m., and concluding on Saturday at 5 p.m., at EXOS Athlete’s Performance at Raleigh Orthopaedic, located at 2400 Summer Blvd. in Raleigh.  Riders bike in teams to complete 24 consecutive hours of stationary cycling at the event, which benefits the Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation. Last year, the event raised $25,542 for the Foundation.

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Media Advisory: CAROLINA HURRICANES 2014-15 SEASON CREDENTIAL APPLICATIONS NOW ONLINE

The Carolina Hurricanes are now accepting requests for full-season credentials for the 2014-15 season.

In order to formally request full-season media/photo credentials, please fill out the online form here. If you are a new credential applicant, or would like to change the photo used on last year’s credential, please email a recent head shot or other clear photograph of your face to Kyle Hanlin after completing the form. Photos will be printed on all full-season credentials.

Please note that, due to security concerns, the Hurricanes do not issue generic “reporter” or “photographer” passes. If you do not have a specific name for the reporter or photographer who will be representing your outlet with a season pass, please wait until you know that name to apply for a full-season credential.

Requests for full-season passes must be received by Aug. 26. No full-season credential requests will be accepted after that date.

Full-season credentials will only be issued to members of the media who will spend a significant amount of time covering the team (more than half of the home games). Others can receive single-game credentials as requested by sports editors/sports directors/photo editors. Please remember that the Hurricanes press box is a working press box. Family members of the media are not allowed in the press box, and will never be issued any type of credential.

Full-season credentials will begin to be issued during training camp practices and at the PNC Arena media entrance prior to the Hurricanes’ preseason home opener on Sept. 21. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Sundheim or Kyle Hanlin.

‘CANES AGREE TO TERMS WITH HAYDN FLEURY

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Haydn Fleury on a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal will pay Fleury $832,500 per season at the NHL level or $70,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level for each season. He will also receive a signing bonus of $277,500.

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