Found November 01, 2012 on
from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer,
For hockey fans truly unhappy about the lockout, there’s only one real way to hit both sides where it hurts: Demand their money back.
A few Carolina Hurricanes season-ticket holders have done just that, pulling their money from the team, including some of the oldest and most loyal....
Josh Hauser just wanted to go back to his 12-game plan in the upper deck from the full season tickets he bought in the lower bowl over the summer, a difference of about $2,400.
When the team told him it wouldn’t pay interest on his money if he reduced his commitment, he took all of it back.
“A horrifying experience,” Hauser called it.
“We travel a lot and my wife is in grad school,” he said. “We planned to sell a lot of the tickets. At no time did we ever imagine them holding onto thousands of our dollars indefinitely. They were very defiant, very insistent that we can’t touch any of that money or we’d lose our seniority and benefits...
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Carolina Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin may stay in the Russia-based KHL if the NHL lockout does not end in a generous enough deal for players, he suggested to R-Sport on Wednesday.
After the last NHL lockout in 2004-05, Semin stayed in Russia the next season amid a lengthy legal dispute over his contract and Russian military service obligations.
Since most leagues have at least a month of regular season play done by now, I thought a good idea would be to look at how some of the Hurricanes players and prospects are performing in their respective leagues thus far. I've been posting weekly updates on the team's NCAA and junior prospects but some of the team's roster players such as Jiri Tlusty, Jussi Jokinen and...
Over the last month or so, I have been posting my goal and point total projections for the Carolina Hurricanes players in the upcoming season and while these numbers may not mean much now with the lockout cutting into the year, I still believe that we will have a shortened NHL season and there is never any harm in making predictions. If you haven't been following the series,...
One would think that Apple's iOS assistant Siri would be getting all sorts of questions about Hurricane Sandy. How big of a storm is it? Where is it headed? How much damage did it do?
Well, apparently it just absolutely tore up... the Southeast Division?
According to Slate.com, Siri didn't really know how to handle all of the inquiries. It caught...