Canes return home, beat Oilers

Carolina Hurricanes forward Nino Niederreiter, who scored twice, talks about the 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at PNC Arena on Feb. 15, 2019. The Canes were playing at home after a successful five-game road trip.
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Carolina Hurricanes forward Nino Niederreiter, who scored twice, talks about the 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at PNC Arena on Feb. 15, 2019. The Canes were playing at home after a successful five-game road trip.

In more than 30 years at The N&O, Chip Alexander has covered the N.C. State, UNC, Duke and East Carolina beats, and now is in his 11th season on the Carolina Hurricanes beat. Alexander, who has won numerous writing awards at the state and national level, covered the Hurricanes’ move to North Carolina in 1997 and was a part of The N&O’s coverage of the Canes’ 2006 Stanley Cup run.