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Press Release: HURRICANES AND FOX SPORTS NET ANNOUNCE SECOND ROUND LOCAL TELEVISION SCHEDULE

by Staff Writer / Carolina Hurricanes

FOX SPORTS NET TO TELEVISE GAMES 3 AND 4

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 1, 2002) – The Southeast Division champion Carolina Hurricanes and Fox Sports Net have agreed to broadcast Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Montreal Canadiens to all of North Carolina on Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 9. John Forslund will provide play-by-play coverage from the Molson Centre in Montreal, assisted by color analyst Tripp Tracy.

ESPN will broadcast Game 1 of the series from the Entertainment & Sports Arena on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. ESPN2 will air Game 2 from Raleigh on Sunday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.

ESPN2 will broadcast Game 5, if necessary, on Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m. from the ESA. ESPN2 will also air Game 6 from Molson Centre on Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. and a deciding Game 7 from Raleigh on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m.

All seven games in the series will be shown on national television in both Canada and the United States on CBC, ESPN and ESPN2.

All games can also be heard on the Hurricanes’ flagship radio station WRBZ-AM (850 The Buzz), as well as the Hurricanes Radio Network. The Hurricanes recently added two new stations to the Hurricanes Radio Network: WCNC in Elizabeth City, N.C. and WZZO in Edenton, N.C.

Tickets for all Hurricanes home games are available at the arena box office and all Ticketmaster locations: (919) 834-4000 in Raleigh/Durham, (336) 852-1100 in the Triad and (910) 223-2900 in Fayetteville. Tickets can be ordered on-line by clicking here to buy tickets online at the Carolina Hurricanes’ official website.The box office has extended hours of 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday. The box office will open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5 prior to Game 2. Ticket prices for the second round range from $25-$140.

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