Cole, Commodore and Staal available to media prior to event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 6, 2006
RALEIGH, NC – Howard Sadel, Director of Marketing and Creative Services for the Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the premiere of the 2005-06 Stanley Cup Champions DVD celebrating the Hurricanes’ 2006 Stanley Cup win will be held Monday, July 10, at Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall inside the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m.
Prior to the 60-minute screening, there will be an invitation-only VIP reception and media availability with Hurricanes players Erik Cole, Mike Commodore and Eric Staal beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets to the premiere will be distributed by Warner Home Video, the Hurricanes and the team’s local media partners. There are no tickets available for purchase by the general public for this event, but fans will have the opportunity to win tickets through radio and television promotions. Fans without tickets to the event can still come to Meymandi Hall to purchase the DVD prior to its retail on-sale on Tuesday, July 11.
The Champions DVD is the product of Warner Home Video, the National Hockey League and NHL Productions, will be available for retail purchase at all locations of the Hurricanes’ team store The Eye and wherever DVDs are sold. The product carries a suggested retail price of $24.98 and contains more than three hours of footage chronicling the Hurricanes’ run to the Cup, interviews with players, coaches and management, and the entire broadcast of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Meymandi Concert Hall is part of the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts located at 2 E. South St. in Raleigh. For venue information, please visit http://www.ncsymphony.org/venues/details.cfm?lid=1.
In addition, Tuesday, July 11 Eric Staal, Erik Cole and Mike Commodore are scheduled to make in-store appearances around the Triangle to promote the 2005-06 Stanley Cup Champions DVD.
Cole and Commodore are currently scheduled to appear from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Wal-Mart, 10050 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh.
Staal is currently scheduled to appear 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at F.Y.E., Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Rd, Durham.
For information regarding 2006-07 Carolina Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.