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Carolina Hurricanes Official Statement

by Terrell Williams / Carolina Hurricanes
RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today issued the following statement:

“The Carolina Hurricanes and PNC Arena are devoted to providing a welcoming and respectful environment for all fans. We stand against all forms of discrimination.”

The Carolina Hurricanes were established in Raleigh in 1997 after relocating from Hartford, Connecticut, where the National Hockey League franchise was originally founded in 1979. Since their arrival in North Carolina, the Hurricanes have captured three division championships, two Eastern conference titles and the 2006 Stanley Cup championship. The team also hosted the 2004 NHL Draft and the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at PNC Arena, where it plays its home games.

The Hurricanes host the New York Islanders (Saturday, 7 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas, Hurricanes Radio Network) and the New Jersey Devils (Sunday, 5 p.m.) in back-to-back home games at PNC Arena this weekend. For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).

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