Column: NHL’s Hurricanes are the minnows of the Metro | Sports News

DAVID DREYER Lenoir-Rhyne University The Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes when they relocated to Raleigh in 1997. “Hurricanes” is seemingly a fitting moniker for a team based in North Carolina. But perhaps keeping the name the “Whalers” would have been more appropriate. Not because North Carolina is known for whaling. But because as a … Read more