CONFERENCE FINALS TICKETS AVAILABLE MONDAY, 10 a.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 14, 2006
RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes announced today that individual game tickets for the Eastern Conference Finals will go on sale on Monday at 10 a.m. at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster locations in North Carolina and its surrounding states, by phone at 919-834-4000 and via www.CarolinaHurricanes.com. As the higher-seeded team, Carolina will host Games 1 and 2 of the series at the RBC Center, but the National Hockey League has not yet released the schedule for the best-of-seven series between Carolina and the Buffalo Sabres.
The Hurricanes advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 4-1 win on Sunday in Game 5 of the best-of-seven semifinal series against the New Jersey Devils, giving Carolina a 4-1 series win. Buffalo, the fourth-seeded team in the Eastern Conference, advanced to the Conference Finals with a 3-2 overtime win against Ottawa on Saturday, giving them a 4-1 series win.
The Hurricanes will not practice on Monday, but will return to the ice on Tuesday with an 11 a.m. practice at the RBC Center. For more information, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.