RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 06: Anton Khudobin #31 of the Carolina Hurricanes warms up for his Hurricanes debut prior to an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 6, 2013 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets