The Carolina Hurricanes are an ice hockey team that plays in the NHL. The team's home arena is PNC Arena, in Raleigh, North Carolina. They won the Stanley Cup during the 2005-2006 season by beating the Edmonton Oilers. They play in Raleigh, North Carolina, but they moved in 1999 from Hartford, Connecticut, where they were known as the Hartford Whalers. They play in the Metropolitan Division of the NHL.
|History||New England Whalers|
|Home arena||PNC Arena|
|City||Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Colors||Red, white, silver, black|
|Media||Fox Sports South|
ESPN The Fan (99.9 FM)
The Buzz (620 AM)
|Owner(s)||Thomas Dundon (majority), Peter Karmanos Jr. (minority)|
|General manager||Don Waddell|
|Head coach||Rod Brind'Amour|
|Minor league affiliates||Charlotte Checkers (AHL)|
Florida Everblades (ECHL)
|Stanley Cups||1 (2005–06)|
|Conference championships||2 (2001–02, 2005–06)|
|Division championships||3 (1998–99, 2001–02, 2005–06)|
The name "Hurricanes" was chosen because the eastern part of North Carolina is often hit by hurricanes during tropical storm season.
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- Williams, Terrell (May 8, 2018). "Hurricanes Name Rod Brind'Amour as Head Coach". CarolinaHurricanes.com. NHL Enterprises, L.P. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
The team also announced that Don Waddell will officially serve as president and general manager.