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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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 50 37 9 4 163 112 78
2 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
6 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
7 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
8 NYI 50 26 18 6 135 126 58
9 PIT 50 25 18 7 129 128 57
10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 50 23 18 9 119 130 55
12 MTL 53 25 24 4 142 142 54
13 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
14 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
15 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 53 15 19 -13 34
V. Rask 51 12 19 1 31
K. Versteeg 52 10 21 1 31
J. Skinner 53 18 12 -3 30
J. Staal 53 12 18 7 30
E. Staal 53 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 53 8 16 -8 24
A. Nestrasil 46 7 12 -1 19
J. Nordstrom 42 5 9 2 14
R. Hainsey 53 3 11 -12 14
 
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