was in Spanish class at Shattuck-St. Mary's School when he first heard of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Eric Staal
was at the billet of one of his American-born teammates with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. Brian Boucher
was in the dressing room with his Philadelphia Flyers
teammates on the first day of training camp.
Everyone has a story, a memory of where they were on that day. For members of the Carolina Hurricanes
, Wednesday was a day to remember the 9/11 attacks, but also to see how far Ground Zero has come.
The Hurricanes toured the World Trade Center site, complete with a ride to the top of 1 World Trade Center and a stroll through the recently opened 9/11 Memorial.