The Guy Behind the Guy: Big Week in Media Land
If it didn’t already feel like hockey was back upon us, it certainly will this week.
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With media credential applications for this season already submitted, approved and sent to print, and media guide deadlines quickly approaching, two major events will eat up a lot of our time this week.
Tomorrow will mark our annual Carolina Hurricanes Media Golf Tournament and Media Day. Ten foursomes comprised of Hurricanes players and staff and important members of the local sports media will tee off together in my favorite CanesPR tradition. Started by my predecessors Chris Brown and Jerry Peters during the team’s first few seasons in
After the golf tournament, all the participants will gather in the clubhouse for lunch, and an extended media access. The post-golf tournament media access is always one of the most productive of the year for those that attend. It is the first formal opportunity to get players arriving back in town on tape talking about the upcoming season, and it is a relaxed and comfortable environment that often results in the best interviews.
Following Tuesday’s festivities, the team will finally reveal its new third jersey at a press event on the ice at the
And if all that isn’t enough to make you feel like hockey is right around the corner, take a quick glance at the
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