For anyone who has not already had it on their calendar for a couple months, Sunday is the Caniac Carnival which is an official rite of passage out of the offseason and into preseason hockey. The team will enter its third day of practice when the first group steps on the ice at PNC Arena at 10:30am on Sunday.

Today’s batch of external reading has a few articles on the Caniac Carnival and preseason action so far plus a mix of other articles.


The Caniac Carnival

For anyone who is not already scheduled to be there but is looking for inexpensive fun mid-day on Sunday, the schedule and details for the Caniac Carnival can be found at

Canes and Coffee offered a ‘what I’m watching’ style preview for the Sunday practices and included a ‘best food truck options’ poll to help people plan lunch.


Carolina Hurricanes training camp

Tom Edwards from Section 328 offers a who’s who of the full list of players at the Carolina Hurricanes training camp.

The second part of Canes and Coffee’s training camp preview (with links to the first part) takes and early look at sorting out the forward lines and defense pairings.


Looking forward to the Hurricanes 2017-18 season

Ron Francis recaps the offseason and previews the 2017-18 season in an interview with Michael Smith at

Jonathan Wagner at CBTS Blog pulls out his crystal ball and suggests three potential breakout players for the 2017-18 season.

Jim Cerny from Sporting News previews the Hurricanes 2017-18 season and suggests that the team could be on the cusp of ending its playoff drought.



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