FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 26, 2006
RALEIGH, NC – Bill Nowicki, Director of Ticket Operations for the RBC Center, today announced that the Hurricanes have placed 200 standing room-only tickets on sale for Ron Francis Retirement Night on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Hurricanes will retire the former captain’s familiar No. 10 jersey in an on-ice ceremony before taking on Southeast Division rival Atlanta. Standing-room only tickets, which will allow fans to stand in designated areas throughout the RBC Center, are currently available for $85 are the only tickets remaining for Saturday night.
Fans attending Ron Francis Retirement Night will receive, courtesy of CEI, a miniature version of the banner to be hung from the RBC Center rafters honoring Francis, and a Ron Francis tribute card, courtesy of Litho Industries.
The Hurricanes host the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Individual game tickets for all remaining Hurricanes games at the RBC Center can be purchased at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster outlets, by calling 919-834-4000 or via CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes season-ticket packages and mini-season ticket plans, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES.