GAME 1 WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY AT THE ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS ARENA
RALEIGH, NC (May 13, 2002) – Jim Cain, President and Chief Operating Officer for the National Hockey League Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that individual game tickets for the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs are on sale now. Tickets are available at the arena box office and all Ticketmaster locations. The Hurricanes defeated the Montreal Canadiens 8-2 in Game 6 on Monday night to clinch the Eastern Conference Semifinal series 4-2 and advance to the Conference Finals against the winner of the Ottawa-Toronto series. Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals will take place on Thursday, May 16 at the Entertainment & Sports Arena. Game 2 will be on Sunday, May 19 in Raleigh.
Tickets are available at 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 visiting the Carolina Hurricanes’ official website at www.CarolinaHurricanes.com and can also be purchased at the ESA box office. 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 and Sunday. Ticket prices for the third round range from $40-$250.
Tickets for Round 2, Game H on May 15 are now null and void and may not be used for entrance to any second round games. Refunds for the second-round Game 7 tickets are available through the point-of-purchase. Fans who purchased tickets at the Arena box office must return those tickets to the arena box office for a full refund. Tickets purchased through the Hurricanes sales staff will be automatically flagged for refund via the original method of payment. Tickets purchased at a Ticketmaster outlet (Kroger, Hechts, etc) must be returned to the original point-of-purchase for a refund. Online and charge-by-phone Ticketmaster purchases are automatically flagged and refunded to the customer’s credit card. Questions regarding the Game 7 refund policy should be directed to 1-888-NHL-TIX1.