FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Oct. 6, 2006
RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the 2006 Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that News Talk 640 WFNC (WFNC-AM 640) has joined the Hurricanes Radio Network. The Fayetteville, NC, station will broadcast Hurricanes games on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the 2006-07 season.
“WFNC is certainly pleased to be carrying the Hurricanes this season,” said Alan Buffaloe, Market Manager for Cumulus Radio, Inc., News Talk 640 WFNC’s parent company. “We hope this is the beginning of a long-term relationship with the Hurricanes.”
Beginning with Saturday’s game at Washington, News Talk 640 WFNC will carry all Hurricanes games on Saturdays and Sundays during the 2006-07 season, except when programming conflicts arise. News Talk 640 WFNC is one of five Cumulus Media, Inc., stations in the Fayetteville, NC, area.
For more information about News Talk 640 WFNC, please visit www.wfnc640am.com.
The Carolina Hurricanes will host “Opening Night 2” tonight against New Jersey. Tickets for tonight’s game and all Hurricanes home games in October and November are available at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via www.CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.