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STANDING-ROOM TICKETS ON SALE FOR FRIDAY'S OPENER

Thursday, 10.6.2005 / 4:59 PM ET / News
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STANDING-ROOM TICKETS ON SALE FOR FRIDAY\'S OPENER
250 tickets available for 7 p.m. home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct. 6, 2005

RALEIGH, NC –
Bill Nowicki, Director of Ticket Operations for the RBC Center, today announced that the Hurricanes have placed 250 standing room-only tickets on sale for the team’s home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The tickets, which cost $85 each, will allow fans to stand in designated areas throughout the arena to watch the game. These are the only tickets remaining for the game.

Earlier today, the team announced its plans and festivities for Opening Night. The Hurricanes have teamed up with Curtis Media Group and Budweiser to host a pre-game party on the RBC Center’s south lawn featuring the band Mr. Potatohead at 4:45 p.m. Hurricanes Radio Network flagship station, Y-102.9 FM (WWMY), will be on hand beginning at 4 p.m., and select concessions, including beer, will be available. Mr. Potatohead will play until approximately 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes before the start of the game, at which time the Hurricanes’ “Here to Play Here to Stay” pre-game show inside the RBC Center seating bowl will begin.

Country recording artist Keith Anderson will perform the national anthem prior to the start of the Hurricanes’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Upon entering the building, all fans will receive a Hurricanes cheer card, complete with a Hurricanes team roster, courtesy of RBC Centura. Throughout the game, the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina Storm Squad, new in-game host “Ron the Ref” and Hurricanes mascot, Stormy, will entertain fans and help the Hurricanes’ Promotions and Fan Development Department with games and giveaways.

Following the game, the band Brickhouse will entertain fans wishing to celebrate in the arena club restaurant. The Hurricanes will hold post-game celebrations in the club restaurant for fans following all Friday and Saturday night games this season. Also, fans exiting the building after the game Friday night will receive a miniature Stanley Cup, courtesy of the NHL.

Select parking lots at the RBC Center will open at noon on Friday for fans who wish to begin tailgating earlier in the day. All RBC Center parking lots will be open by 4:30 p.m., and the RBC Center doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for the game.

Individual game tickets for all Hurricanes games in October and November are available at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster outlets, at CarolinaHurricanes.com and by calling 919-834-4000.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72