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'Canes offer fans a free exhibition game

Friday, 07.16.2010 / 12:36 PM / 2010 Offseason News

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'Canes offer fans a free exhibition game
The Carolina Hurricanes are making their Oct. 1 exhibition game against the Atlanta Thrashers free to the public.
The Carolina Hurricanes are making their Oct. 1 exhibition game against the Atlanta Thrashers free to the public.

Distribution of general admission tickets for the 1:30 p.m. game will begin at the third annual 'Canes Summer FunFest on July 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the RBC Center, and will continue at Hurricanes promotional appearances throughout the summer.

Fans seeking tickets on Friday can pick up a maximum of eight per person.

The game will serve as the Hurricanes' "European sendoff," and is being played at 1:30 p.m., as the team will depart for St. Petersburg, Russia, afterward. Carolina will play an exhibition game on Oct. 4 against SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League before traveling to Helsinki, Finland, for two regular-season games against the Minnesota Wild as part of the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere.
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