RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 02: Young Hurricanes fans watch Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Carolina Hurricanes warm up before a NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 2, 2009 at RBC Center 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