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Hurricanes Storm Surge features lightsaber battle on 'Star Wars' Night

Players keep with the game's theme after home victory, Darth Vader rings siren

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Stars Wars Storm Surge

MIN@CAR: Hurricanes celebrate Star Wars style

The Hurricanes celebrate their 6-2 win against the Wild by turning into the "Bunch of Jedis" in a Star Wars themed Storm Surge

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The Force was with the Carolina Hurricanes.

After a victory at PNC Arena on "Star Wars Night" the team celebrated with a different kind of Storm Surge, a full-on lightsaber battle.

The Resistance was led by Sebastian Aho, or Ahobi-Wan Kenobi if you will. He vanquished Teuvo Teavader.

But the celebration was hardly the only reference to the space epic.

Darth Vader himself kicked things off by ringing the siren.

Tweet from @Canes: Impressive. Most impressive. pic.twitter.com/dh1jix93Cm

And, the team's Twitter account was pretty active with the puns throughout the game.

Tweet from @Canes: Revenge of the Svech (2019) pic.twitter.com/VvW4RW48rP

Tweet from @Canes: Use the Force, Lucas pic.twitter.com/LSuK3QaedZ

Tweet from @Canes: The Mrazelorian pic.twitter.com/DdRLY1yLqW

Even forward Andrei Svechnikov got in on the act after the win.

Tweet from @ASvechnikov_37: The Force was strong tonight 💪 pic.twitter.com/MiUACsyTfb

As the team left the ice, they had even transformed their "Bunch of Jerks" motto to read "Bunch of Jedi."

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