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Canes Announce All-Star Organizing Committee

Group of local leaders formed to shape All-Star Weekend in the Triangle

Tuesday, 05.4.2010 / 3:05 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Canes Announce All-Star Organizing Committee

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the formation of the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend Local Organizing Committee. The group of 27 civic and business leaders will work to put together the events surrounding the 58th NHL All-Star Game, to be held at the RBC Center on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Scott Dupree, Vice President for Sports Marketing for the Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Alison Barnwell, Executive Director of the Greater Raleigh Sports Council, will serve as co-chairs for the committee.

The 2011 All-Star Game will mark the fourth time that the Hurricanes have hosted a major NHL event, as the team hosted the Stanley Cup Final in 2002 and 2006, as well as the NHL Entry Draft in 2004. It marks just the second major-league All-Star Game to take place in North Carolina, as Charlotte hosted the 1991 NBA All-Star Game.

2011 NHL All-Star Weekend Local Organizing Committee 

CO-CHAIRS

  • Scott Dupree, Vice-President for Sports Marketing, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Alison Barnwell, Executive Director, Greater Raleigh Sports Council
  • Mike Bajorek, Assistant Town Manager, Town of Cary
  • Jim Ballweg, Senior Director of Corporate Sponsorships, Carolina Hurricanes
  • Mary-Ann Baldwin, Representative, Raleigh City Council
  • Brandi Barnhart, Public Space Manager, Downtown Raleigh Alliance
  • Tori Collins, Assistant Director of Sports Marketing, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Teresa Damiano, Director of Marketing, Customer Service & Organizational Support, RDU Airport Authority
  • Tom Dillon, Assistant Director of Sales, Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
  • Dennis Edwards, Senior Sales Manager, Marriott City Center
  • Ken Eudy, CEO, Capstrat
  • Ellen Fragola, Marketing & Special Events Manager, Downtown Raleigh Alliance
  • Felicia Gressette, VP for Marketing & Community Publishing, The News & Observer Publishing Company
  • Charlene Grunwaldt, Publisher, Triangle Business Journal
  • Tony Gurley, Chairman, Wake County Board of Commissioners
  • Jim Lavery, General Manager, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Brian Maloney, General Manager, 99.9 The Fan, ESPN Radio & 620 The Buzz
  • Tom McCormick, Chairman, Centennial Authority
  • Mike McElvaney, Deputy Director for Operations, RDU Airport Authority
  • Laurie Okun, Director of Sales & Marketing, Raleigh Convention Center
  • Dave Olsen, VP/General Manager, RBC Center, Carolina Hurricanes/RBC Center
  • Larry Perkins, Assistant General Manager, RBC Center, Carolina Hurricanes/RBC Center
  • Jason Philbeck, Sports Marketing Manager, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Perry Safran, Chair of Public Relations Committee, Centennial Authority
  • Molly Sapienza, Director, Regional Marketing, RBC Bank
  • Theresa Tyler, Sports Services Manager, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Dennis Wicker, Partner, Nelson Mullins

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2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

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J. Faulk 73 14 32 -18 46
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V. Rask 71 11 19 -12 30
R. Nash 67 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 69 7 17 -13 24
J. McClement 73 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 45 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 37 4 15 -9 19
 
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