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by Staff Writer / Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC (January 4, 2001) – Ken Lehner, Vice President of Marketing Communications for the National Hockey League Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will be holding its Second Annual Roadtripping Contest with television color analyst Tripp Tracy. The winner of the contest will receive a trip for two to Buffalo, NY, on March 24-25, 2001.

Contest entrants should send photographs of themselves wearing Hurricanes gear on a road trip of their own in the most unique or far-fetched locations. All entries must be postmarked by March 1, 2001.

The contest winner receives accommodations for two at the Buffalo Hyatt Regency, airline fare for two on Midway Airlines, two tickets for the Hurricanes game against Buffalo at HSBC Arena, two tickets for a four-hour bus tour of Niagara Falls, and lunch with Tripp Tracy with Gabriel’s Gate in Buffalo – the home of Authentic Buffalo Wings. The winner will also be interviewed on television by Tripp Tracy during an intermission of Home Team Sports/Fox Sports Net South’s broadcast of the game and will be allowed to post his or her Roadtripping journal alongside Tripp’s journal on, the official website of the Carolina Hurricanes.

Contestants should mail all entries to:

Carolina Hurricanes
c/o Roadtripping Contest
1400 Edwards Mill Road;
Raleigh, NC 27607.

Entrants can also be emailed to For further details, please go to or call (919) 467-7825.

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