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SVECHNIKOV NAMED 2019-20 CHIASSON AWARD WINNER

RALEIGH, NC – Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov has been selected by his teammates as the winner of the 2019-20 Steve Chiasson Award. The Steve Chiasson Award is given annually to the Hurricanes player that best exemplifies determination and dedication while proving to be an inspiration to his teammates through his performance and approach to the game.

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2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Guide

The 2020 Carolina Hurricanes Stanley Cup Playoff Guide is now available via the link below.

Stanley Cup Playoff Guide

FOX SPORTS CAROLINAS TO BROADCAST CANES’ QUALIFYING ROUND GAMES

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced that FOX Sports Carolinas will broadcast every game of the Hurricanes’ Stanley Cup Qualifying Round series against the New York Rangers. Additionally, FOX Sports Carolinas will televise Carolina’s exhibition game against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, July 29, at 4 p.m.

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‘CANES, 99.9 FM THE FAN AGREE TO TWO-YEAR EXTENSION

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reached an agreement on a two-year extension with Capitol Broadcasting Company to keep 99.9 FM The Fan as the flagship station of the Hurricanes Radio Network. The agreement continues the Hurricanes’ and The Fan’s partnership through the 2021-22 NHL season.

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‘CANES ANNOUNCE HOCKEY OPERATIONS ADDITIONS

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has added the following personnel to its coaching and medical staffs.

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WADDELL AVAILABLE ON ZOOM SATURDAY AT 3 PM

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes President and General Manager Don Waddell will be available on a video conference call at 3 p.m. on Saturday as the Hurricanes prepare to open Phase 3 of the National Hockey League’s Return to Play Plan.

Please contact Mike Sundheim for the Zoom link and password. We ask for your cooperation in not sharing the call’s information as lines will be limited and space is not guaranteed.

WHO:                          Don Waddell

WHAT:                        Video Conference Call

WHEN:                        Saturday, July 10 at 3 p.m. ET

WHERE:                     Zoom

‘CANES ANNOUNCE PHASE 3 SCHEDULE AND ROSTER

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the schedule and roster for the team’s participation in Phase 3 of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Return to Play Plan. The team will begin on-ice workouts at PNC Arena on Monday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. All sessions will be closed to the public.

Phase 3 will feature two weeks of on-ice workouts at PNC Arena prior to the team’s departure to the Eastern Conference hub in Toronto on July 26. Phase 3 will conclude with five days of training in Toronto, including one exhibition game. Carolina will open its best-of-five qualifying series against the New York Rangers on Saturday, August 1. Game times and broadcast information will be released at a later date.  

The Hurricanes’ Phase 3 roster is attached to this release. Subject to change, practices are scheduled to take place every day between July 13-25, at 10:30 a.m. at PNC Arena.

All media who wish to attend any Phase 3 workouts at PNC Arena must submit their names to Mike Sundheim by Sunday, July 12, at 5 p.m. Per the NHL’s health procedures, if a name is not on the check-in list, that person will not be permitted to enter PNC Arena.

In accordance with the NHL’s Phase 3 media policies, media present at PNC Arena must wear face coverings all times, participate in daily temperature checks prior to entry, remain at least six-feet apart from other media members and Hurricanes staff at all times, and sign a waiver daily attesting to be free of COVID-19 symptoms. In addition, there will be no direct in-person interaction between media members and any Hurricanes players, coaches or support staff. All interviews will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to receive text and email updates about the timing of post-practice player and coach Zoom calls, please email Mike Sundheim. As a reminder, the team has also been making photography and video available daily on its media resource site, CanesPR.com.

Media seating will be located at the Ledge Lounge on the second floor of PNC Arena. Media members will not be permitted elsewhere inside PNC Arena and will not have access to elevators. Media members must enter through the VIP Entrance, where they will sign-in and undergo a temperature check.

If a media member has a COVID-19 symptom, has had exposure to someone with COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms, or if they have a temperature, they will not be admitted entry to PNC Arena. Media members who meet any of these criteria will need to follow up with their own physician for care and will require a letter from their physician providing written medical clearance before they will be admitted entry to PNC Arena.

STAAL AVAILABLE ON ZOOM TUESDAY AT 12:30

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes Captain Jordan Staal will be available on a video conference call at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, following the team’s opening skate of Phase 2 of the National Hockey League’s Return to Play Plan.

The Hurricanes are expecting approximately 16 players to participate during Tuesday’s voluntary training session. In accordance with Phase 2 guidelines, the team will be divided into two groups and no media will be permitted inside PNC Arena. To assist media in their coverage of the team’s voluntary skates, the Hurricanes will upload broadcast-quality footage to their media resource site, CanesPR.com.

Media interested in accessing his video conference call should email Mike Sundheim for the link and password.

WHO: Jordan Staal
WHAT: Video Conference Call
WHERE: Zoom
WHEN: Tuesday, June 30 at 12:30 p.m. ET

We ask for your cooperation in not sharing the call’s information as lines will be limited and space is not guaranteed.

‘CANES TO BEGIN VOLUNTARY SKATES AT PNC ARENA ON TUESDAY

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will begin voluntary small-group training at PNC Arena on Tuesday, June 30. All sessions will be closed to the public and media.

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DAVID AYRES WINS “GREATEST MOMENTS OF NHL SEASON…SO FAR” FAN VOTE

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes emergency backup goaltender David Ayres, who helped the Hurricanes defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 on Feb. 22, has been voted the “Greatest Moment of the NHL Season…So Far” in an online fan vote. Fans were able to vote on one matchup per day on Twitter and Instagram from the original bracket of 64 moments. Ayres defeated teammate Andrei Svechnikov’s “lacrosse-style” goal in the semifinals and Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne’s goal in the final matchup.

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