CAROLINA HURRICANES 2015-16 SEASON MEDIA CREDENTIAL APPLICATIONS NOW ONLINE

The Carolina Hurricanes are now accepting requests for full-season credentials for the 2015-16 season. Requests for full-season passes must be received by Wednesday, Aug. 26. No full-season credential requests will be accepted after that date.

In order to formally request full-season media/photo credentials, please fill out the online form at http://CanesPR.com. You will find the form on the right side of the site under the “Pages” header, or you can link to it directly by clicking 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 photography of your face to Kyle Hanlin at kyleh@carolinahurricanes.com 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.

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. 30. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Sundheim or Kyle Hanlin.

MICHELLE McMAHON TO JOIN ‘CANES AS TV/WEB HOST

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Michelle McMahon will join the Hurricanes as TV/Web Host. McMahon’s primary roles will include serving as host of Hurricanes LIVE! prior to all of the team’s games on FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth, as well as hosting and producing video content for CarolinaHurricanes.com.

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FIFTH ANNUAL 24-HOUR BIKE CHALLENGE SET FOR AUG. 7-8

RALEIGH, NC – For the fifth consecutive year the Carolina Hurricanes will participate in the Raleigh Orthopaedic 24-Hour Bike Challenge to benefit the Kids ‘N Community Foundation. The event will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, and will run through 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at EXOS @ Raleigh Orthopaedic, 2400 Sumner Blvd. #120 in Raleigh.

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HURRICANES AGREE TO TERMS WITH BRODY SUTTER

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team agreed to terms with center Brody Sutter on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Sutter $600,000 at the NHL level, or $85,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2015-16.

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