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Canes, NHL to Make Major Announcement Thursday

by Paul Branecky / Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC—The National Hockey League and the Carolina Hurricanes will make a major announcement at a news conference on Thursday, April 8, at the RBC Center at 12:30 p.m.

WHAT: News conference and media availability

WHEN: Thursday, April 8, 2010 * 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: RBC Center South Lawn
WHO: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Hurricanes Owner/CEO/Governor Peter Karmanos Jr., Hurricanes President/General Manager Jim Rutherford, others

Hurricanes fans are also invited to come watch the news conference, as it will take place during the “Caniac Cookout” on the South Lawn. Speakers will be set up for fans to hear the announcement, as well as the media question and answer session. For more information on the Caniac Cookout, please visit:

Thursday’s news conference will also be available on the team’s web site,, streaming live.

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