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The Carolina Hurricanes will host their sixth annual Alumni Game presented by Lenovo on Sunday, March 12 at 1:30 p.m. at PNC Arena. This event provides fans a chance to skate alongside Hurricanes alumni and experience an NHL-like gameday at PNC Arena. The event is free and open to the public and no ticket is required, however there is an optional contribution to the Kids 'N Community Foundation at the door. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation.

Confirmed Hurricanes alumni participants include:

  • Erik Cole
  • Tim Gleason
  • Jeff Daniels
  • Sean Hill
  • Tim Brent
  • Bates Battaglia
  • Jesse Boulerice
  • Aaron Ward
  • Shane Willis
  • Robert Kron
  • Steve Rice

The Canes alumni will be playing with 20 individuals that paid an entry fee to participate in the game. Limited space remains to play in the game. The final team assignments will be announced to the participants at a private event on Friday, March 10.

The game features three 20-minute periods with a running clock and full intermissions. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m., and fans should park (free!) and enter via the east side of PNC Arena, where there will be general admission seating.

What else is going on?

  • Hurricanes play-by-play announcer John Forslund will call the action live in-arena.
  • Stormy, the Pepsi Storm Squad and co-host Chris Edge will be in attendance.
  • Just as it is for the players on the ice, the fans will receive a true gameday experience in the stands, from video board features and music to in-game promotions.
  • The game will feature full intermissions and two TV timeouts per period, each including various promotions, contests, interviews with Hurricanes alumni and more.
  • Additional in-game features include pregame line-up introductions, behind-the-scenes footage and vintage videos highlighting Canes alumni.
  • The Kids 'N Community Foundation will offer a silent auction during the game.