RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President of Gale Force Sports & Entertainment, today announced that Dallas entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Dundon has signed an agreement to purchase a majority stake in the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes. Pending league approval and the finalization of the sale, Dundon will take control of all team operations.
RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes will host the seventh annual Alumni Game presented by Lenovo on Saturday, Jan. 13 at PNC Arena. This event provides fans a chance to skate alongside Hurricanes alumni and experience an NHL-like gameday at PNC Arena. All proceeds from the event benefit the Kids ‘N Community Foundation. Confirmed Hurricanes alumni participants include Bryan Bickell, Rod Brind’Amour, Erik Cole, Tim Brent, Bates Battaglia, Jesse Boulerice, Shane Willis, Robert Kron and Steve Rice.
RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes will deliver 450 turkeys to area families on Wednesday ahead of the coming Thanksgiving holiday. Hurricanes alumni Erik Cole and Shane Willis will be on hand at Helping Hand Mission in Raleigh at 11:30 a.m. to join team staff members in distributing the turkeys.
RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President of Gale Force Sports & Entertainment and the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Jon Chase has been named the Executive Director of the Kids ‘N Community Foundation.
RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes forward Teuvo Teravainen has been named its “First Star” for the week of Nov. 12-19.
Teravainen, 23, totaled 10 points (5g, 5a) and was plus-five in four games last week, as the Hurricanes went 3-1-0 with victories against the Dallas Stars, Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders. The Helsinki native recorded his first career hat trick and added an assist against the Stars on Nov. 13, scoring three goals in a 7:05 stretch for the second-fastest natural hat trick in franchise history. He registered his fifth multi-point game of the season with a pair of assists in Carolina’s loss against the Islanders in Brooklyn, and earned the primary assist on Sebastian Aho’s game-winning goal on Friday in Buffalo. Teravainen capped the week by scoring two goals and adding an assist in the Hurricanes 4-2 win against the Islanders on Sunday.
RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced that they will offer special Black Friday pricing for select games in November and December, with lower-level tickets available for $40, and upper-level seats on sale for $20.
RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes will hold their annual Hockey Fights Cancer awareness night, sponsored by UNC REX Healthcare, on Sunday, Nov. 19, when the team hosts the New York Islanders at 5 p.m. Hurricanes coaches, broadcasters and team personnel will wear lavender ties during the game, and the team will wear special Hockey Fights Cancer lavender jerseys during its pre-game warm up. Cancer awareness, research and support groups will be on the PNC Arena concourse to speak with fans and promote their respective groups.