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Famous Fans: Tony Romo sounds siren for Hurricanes

Former Cowboys player turned football broadcaster is friend of owner Dundon @NHLdotcom

Tony Romo cranks siren, talks NHL

NJD@CAR: Tony Romo sounds siren, discusses announcing

NFL analyst and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo sounds the siren prior to puck drop, then chats with the broadcast crew in the 1st

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The Carolina Hurricanes hosted a friend of owner Tom Dundon who also happens to be a former Dallas Cowboys quarterback-turned broadcaster and pretty impressive amateur golfer.

Tony Romo was on hand at PNC Arena Friday night to sound the siren before puck drop and take in a little hockey.

Romo, a good friend of Dundon, who became the Hurricanes majority owner back in January, spoke about the owner's passion and energy for the game.

"If you wanted a hands-off owner, you got the wrong guy," Romo said in an interview during the Hurricanes broadcast. "He cares so much. He wants to see this team win. He's passionate about it."

Romo, also an excellent golfer who nearly qualified for the U.S. Open in 2017, was not as kind with his words about Dundon's golf game.

"Tom loves golf. And I would say if you have a putt for the win, I wouldn't bet on Tom," Romo said. "But I'll tell you this. If you are going to be in a business and he is going to own it, I'd bet on Tom."

Romo played for the Cowboys from 2003-16 and is the franchise's all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns. He is now an announcer for CBS.

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