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Hurricanes’ 2006 Stanley Cup run started with pair of losses

The NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs are well underway, but 10 years ago they were just beginning for the Carolina Hurricanes.The Canes hosted the Montreal Canadiens on April 22, 2006, in the opening game of their Eastern Conference series. The parking lots filled hours before the game as “Caniacs” consumed grilled foods and an assortment of beverages. Inside the arena, then called the RBC Center, was a Carolina team that had won 52 games in the regular season, that had won the Southeast Division, that believed it was good enough, tough enough, deep enough to win the Stanley Cup.

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Hurricanes close out season amid questions of relocation

The Canes close out the 2015-16 season Saturday against the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers, winners of the Atlantic Division, will be moving on to the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Canes will just be moving on.One question the Canes likely won’t be asked Saturday: is the franchise moving to Quebec City?

       

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Carolina Hurricanes' Francis and Peters discuss future of NHL franchise in Raleigh 04:10

Carolina Hurricanes' Francis and Peters discuss future of NHL franchise in Raleigh

Hurricane's goalie Cam Ward speaks about his future in the net for the Raleigh NHL franchise 02:40

Hurricane's goalie Cam Ward speaks about his future in the net for the Raleigh NHL franchise

Ward reflects on what could be his last game at PNC as a Hurricane 01:49

Ward reflects on what could be his last game at PNC as a Hurricane

Eric Staal returns to PNC Arena 01:14

Eric Staal returns to PNC Arena

Canes' Jordan Staal on return of his brother to Raleigh 02:40

Canes' Jordan Staal on return of his brother to Raleigh

Eric Staal returns to Raleigh 00:34

Eric Staal returns to Raleigh

Catching up with Jack Eichel 01:38

Catching up with Jack Eichel

Faulk back on the ice for the Hurricanes 02:50

Faulk back on the ice for the Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes GM discusses Staal trade 01:30

Carolina Hurricanes GM discusses Staal trade

Canes's Ron Francis on conversatons with Jordan Staal after trade of his brother 01:39

Canes's Ron Francis on conversatons with Jordan Staal after trade of his brother

Canes' Francis talks about developing young talent after Staal trade 03:17

Canes' Francis talks about developing young talent after Staal trade

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Canes players taking batting practice with the Durham Bulls

The Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal, Brad Malone and Justin Faulk joined the Durham Bulls for batting practice Wednesday before the Bulls' game against Louisville at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Faulk cleared the left-field fence with his last swing for bragging rights.
Chip Alexander calexander@newsobserver.com
Canes players taking batting practice with the Durham Bulls 01:12

Canes players taking batting practice with the Durham Bulls

Carolina Hurricanes' Francis and Peters discuss future of NHL franchise in Raleigh 04:10

Carolina Hurricanes' Francis and Peters discuss future of NHL franchise in Raleigh

Hurricane's goalie Cam Ward speaks about his future in the net for the Raleigh NHL franchise 02:40

Hurricane's goalie Cam Ward speaks about his future in the net for the Raleigh NHL franchise

Ward reflects on what could be his last game at PNC as a Hurricane 01:49

Ward reflects on what could be his last game at PNC as a Hurricane