RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Hurricanes have reunited another set of brothers -- and this time it's not the Staals.
College players Tommy and Eddie Olczyk, sons of former NHL player and coach Ed Olczyk, are getting their first on-ice taste of the NHL this week during the Hurricanes' rookie conditioning camp.
And in a remarkable coincidence, the Olczyks' reunion came less than a week after the Hurricanes brought the Staals back together, trading for center Jordan Staal, the younger brother of team captain Eric.
"Any (time) brothers get a chance to play together, it's something that drives them," Tommy Olczyk said. "It's something that excites them."
Eddie is 23 and a rising senior at Massachusetts, while 21-year-old Tommy will be a sophomore at Penn State -- and is the spitting image of his father. They haven't played together since they spent half the 2007-08 season on the same junior team in Sioux City.
"Any time we have a chance to, whether it's in the summertime o...