PNC Arena Updates: Renovations will have a more modern look

A rendering of renovation proposals for the exterior of the PNC Arena in Raleigh. Ration / HOK PNC Arena, which has shown its age, could finally undergo a major makeover and overhaul in the coming years. The arena, which opened in October 1999, has hosted Carolina Hurricanes and NC State men’s basketball games, as well … Read more

Looking at Nino Niederreiter’s upcoming free agency

With a strong group of free agent forwards including the likes of Johnny Gaudreau, Evgeni Malkin, Philip Forsberg, Claude Giroux, Phil Kessel, Ondrej Palat, Valeri Nichushkin, Andre Burakovsky among others, teams looking to add some production ahead of time don’t have to search too far for a worthy candidate. A name that has apparently not … Read more

ESPN loses a great story at the end of the Rangers-Hurricanes series

At this point we should be grateful for what ESPN is not. It’s not, for example and thank goodness, the DIY invasive surgery channel or home gas leak repair network. If ESPN didn’t know this before the seven playoff games of the Rangers-Hurricanes Stanley Cup series, it had to know after Game 3. And it … Read more

ESPN loses a great story at the end of the Rangers-Hurricanes series

At this point we should be thankful for what ESPN is not. It’s not, for example and thank goodness, the DIY invasive surgery channel or home gas leak repair network. If ESPN didn’t know this before the seven playoff games of the Rangers-Hurricanes Stanley Cup series, it had to know after Game 3. And it … Read more

Rangers have the “recipe for success” for Game 7 against the hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC – Rangers have been rightfully pleased with most of their play in this second round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Hurricanes. Aside from Game 5, in which manager Gerard Gallant said his side looked tired from a 3-1 defeat that put them on the brink of elimination for the fourth time this … Read more

Rangers have the “recipe for success” for Game 7 against the hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC – Rangers have been rightfully pleased with most of their play in this Stanley Cup second round playoff series against the Hurricanes. Aside from Game 5, in which manager Gerard Gallant said his side looked tired from a 3-1 defeat that brought them to the brink of elimination for the fourth time this … Read more