Carolina Hurricanes

Founded: 1972
Team Owner: Peter Karmanos
Head Coach: Bill Peters
Captain: Eric Staal
Team Icon: Ron Francis
Overall Record: 1110-1242-263
Minor League Affiliate: Charlotte Checkers (AHL), Florida Everblades (ECHL)
Stanley Cup Championships: 1 (2005–06)
Arena: PNC Arena
Arena Capacity: 18,680
City: Raleigh, NC
Website: www.hurricanes.nhl.com
Carolina Hurricanes

This team started out as the Hartford Whalers in 1979, but relocated to North Carolina in 1997 and opted for a new moniker. Team owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. decided to name his club after the destructive storms that often visit the region.


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