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2nd-seeded ’08-’09 Hurricanes Clinch First UNP Berth by Defeating 5th-seeded ’01-’02 Hurricanes in Seven Games

Here is the 2016 Carolina Hurricanes Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. The 2nd-seeded ’08-’09 Carolina Hurricanes started the series with a 5-3 win in Game 1 as longtime NHLer Tuomo Ruutu, longtime captain Eric Staal and defenseman Joni Pitkanen all … Continue reading

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Balanced Attack Leads 6th-seeded ’10-’11 Hurricanes Over 5th-seeded ’99-’00 Hurricanes in Five Games

The 6th-seeded ’10-’11 Hurricanes may have won in just five games, but they needed two wins in overtime to do it. Their first OT win came in Game 1 where they won 6-5 with Brandon Sutter netting the game-winner. Defenseman … Continue reading

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Staal Leads Top-seeded ’05-’06 Hurricanes Over 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Hurricanes in Five Games

A hat trick from Justin Williams led the top-seeded ’05-’06 Hurricanes to a 5-3 win in Game 1 as they outshot the 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Hurricanes 54-34. The ’05-’06 Hurricanes got on the board first in Game 2 courtesy of a … Continue reading

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7th-seeded ’99-’00 Canes Come Back from 3-0 Series Deficit to Upset 2nd-seeded ’01-’02 Canes

The 7th-seeded ’99-’00 Hurricanes were the team to get off to the better start as they led 5-2 after two periods, but the 2nd-seeded ’01-’02 Hurricanes rattled off three goals in the third to force an overtime. Then, Bates Battaglia … Continue reading

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Arturs Irbe Shines as 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Canes Upset Reigning Representatives, 4th-seeded ’98-’99 Canes

The reigning representatives, the 4th-seeded ’98-’99 Hurricanes dominated Game 1 by outshooting the 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Hurricanes 59-24. However, it was the ’00-’01 Canes that won 1-0 as Ron Francis scored the only goal of the game while goalie Arturs Irbe … Continue reading

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