The Carolina Hurricanes will hold their annual Hockey Fights Cancer awareness night, sponsored by UNC REX Healthcare, on Sunday as the Canes host the New York Islanders at PNC Arena.
Hurricanes coaches, broadcasters and team personnel will wear lavender ties during the game, and the team will wear special Hockey Fights Cancer lavender jerseys during the pre-game warmup.
Cancer awareness, research and support groups will be on the PNC Arena concourse to speak with fans about their respective groups.
Pre-game and in-game activities, as well as in-game recognitions, on Sunday will be related to Hockey Fights Cancer, including “I Fight For” cards. Fans can pick up, fill out and decorate the cards on the concourse at Section 108, at Canes Ticket Central near Section 117, and with members of the Storm Squad on the third level.
Also at Hockey Fights Cancer night will be a Kids ‘N Communiy silent auction of player-worn Hockey Fights Cancer warmup jerseys..Hockey Fights Cancer themed baskets will be auctioned at the Kids ‘N Community Foundation kiosk outside section 129, and proceeds will be split among the cancer organizations in attendance.
The baskets for Sebastian Aho and Justin Williams will feature a “jersey off the back” experience that includes a post-game meet-and-greet with the players.