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  • Hokies94 Mar 31, 9:15 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    The Fayetteville Observer covers them decently.

  • mortonlipschitz Mar 29, 4:44 p.m.
    Pro

    I'll be at the Montreal game tomorrow night if anyone wants to come by for an autograph.

    Hopefully i can get this to fit on my sign...

    Mai Montreal Canadiens humilient les ouragans devant leurs spectateurs dans les sieges surestimes!

  • Hans Mar 29, 1:02 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Why isn't there a loud cry from Caniacs regarding coverage of our team?

    Because there are only about a dozen of you, and it's hard to make a lot of noise with so few people.

  • gwnunn Mar 3, 3:20 p.m.
    Veteran

    I grew up with hockey in Greensboro with the Generals in I guess the 60's and 70's or maybe earlier. Every game should be televised maybe not in Raleigh, if it is not sold out, but everywhere else. It takes more talent to play the game of hockey than any other sport there is. It should be shown off. They can do more on skates than the average person can do on their feet without skates. I hate it when they are not on TV. I live 60 or more miles away but I still love the Hurricanes.

  • dukeblue82 Feb 15, 4:57 p.m.
    Towel Boy

    ?

  • dukeblue82 Feb 15, 4:56 p.m.
    Towel Boy

    ?

  • mortonlipschitz Feb 8, 1:16 p.m.
    Pro

    I think the majority of people in NC just don't give a "hockey" about that... View More

    — Posted by marthastewart101

    or maybe that we don't give a puck about hockey.

    — Posted by BeastOnTheHill

    Yep, that figures. Hockey is a popular sport in every civilized state or country in the world,... View More

    — Posted by evenflow2005

    Is hockey popular in Asia? Or are you saying that to be civilized requires one to be both white AND rich?

    Its not that the "hick homeys" have anything against hockey, they don't like the people who force hockey down their throats. You know the type, guy who sells his over-inflated suburban Boston shack at 300% profit before the bubble bursts, leaves the suckers behind and buys a mansion here, pats himself on the back for his brilliant financial ~prowess~. The friendly laid-back culture is eroded by toll roads, state-run lotteries, high taxes, segregation, urban sprawl scarring the land, traffic, corruption, overcrowding, etc, etc.

  • evenflow2005 Jan 24, 10:19 p.m.
    Veteran

    I think the majority of people in NC just don't give a "hockey" about that... View More

    — Posted by marthastewart101

    or maybe that we don't give a puck about hockey.

    — Posted by BeastOnTheHill

    Yep, that figures. Hockey is a popular sport in every civilized state or country in the world, except North Carolina ? Ha. Just the hick homey's in N.C. don't like hockey.

  • scousler Jan 24, 8:43 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Hartford, CT based ESPN is still bitter about losing it's franchise hockey team...the Whalers, so don't expect anymore than minimum coverage from them. WRAL does the best job of coverage outside of the live game broadcasts for Fox south. It is mystifying why the RALEIGH newspaper does not cover the hometown hockey club better. In addition to the current level of exciting fast-paced play - the Hurricanes themselves have a rich and interesting tradition and history. They are one of the few NHL clubs to ever win both the Stanley cup and the Avco cup when they were in the WHA. You want to establish interest and sell more papers - then write about things sports fans want to read - it would only take alittle digging to turn up some sweet gems ....like the time a beer boycott almost derailed the appearance of the Great One - Gretzky in the NHL - and yes the Whalers did play role in that one too!

  • packbacker2 Jan 2, 12:40 a.m.
    Towel Boy

    You have to remember that all we've had in this state was for many years was the ACC. Professional sports didn't start until the early nineties. College sports are king and always will be. If you want to grow hockey, the newspaper is not the way to do it. You have to show people the game. I am not the biggest hockey fan but I have been watching quite a few games recently on FSN. It is a great game and it can be as exciting as any of the other sports. Show people the game!! It wouldn't hurt to start a little league of sorts for kids. Start them young, just like they do with the traditional sports.

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