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HURRICANES ANNOUNCE TELEVISION PACKAGE FOR ROUND 2

Thursday, 05.4.2006 / 5:22 PM ET / News
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HURRICANES ANNOUNCE TELEVISION PACKAGE FOR ROUND 2
Tickets still available for all second-round games at the RBC Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 4, 2006

RALEIGH, NC –
Michael Hurley, Director of Broadcasting and Corporate Sales for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the team’s North Carolina television package for the second round of the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs. FSN South, the Hurricanes’ cable television rightsholder, will air Games 5, 6 and 7 of Carolina’s Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the New Jersey Devils as necessary. John Forslund will serve as the play-by-play announcer for the broadcasts, and he will be joined by color analyst Tripp Tracy.

NBC will exclusively air Games 1 and 4 of the series, and OLN will exclusively air Games 2 and 3. Forslund will join Hurricanes radio play-by-play announcer Chuck Kaiton as a color analyst for the Hurricanes Radio Network for all games not aired on FSN South. Game 1 between Carolina and New Jersey will take place at the RBC Center in Raleigh at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. Face-off for Game 2 at the RBC Center is set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 8. Tickets for all of Carolina’s home games in the series are still available.

Carolina reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals by virtue of a 4-2 series win against the Montreal Canadiens in the quarterfinal round. The Hurricanes closed out the series against the Canadiens with a 2-1 overtime win in Game 6 at Montreal on Tuesday at the Bell Centre. The Devils swept the New York Rangers in their best-of-seven quarterfinal series to advance to the second round.

Tickets to all second round Stanley Cup playoff games at the RBC Center are currently available at the RBC Center box office, all North Carolina TicketMaster locations, 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. Please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com or NHL.com for the latest information regarding the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
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J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
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J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
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R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
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