BOS:

0

CAR:

1

1st

08:58

WSH:

0

TOR:

0

1st

14:48

Hurricanes Will Host Stadium Series Game in 2023

Before the All-Star weekend festivities, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced a number of events and news items pertaining to the 2023 NHL season and beyond. Along with announcing the location of next year’s All-Star festivities, which will take place in Sunrise, Florida, Bettman announced two of next year’s outdoor games: The Winter Classic in Boston and the Stadium Series in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Hurricanes were scheduled to host an outdoor game back in 2021 before it was canceled due to COVID-19. After the event’s cancellation, Bettman confirmed that the Canes would be getting their outdoor game “at some point.” Finally, two years later, Carolina will get to participate in an outdoor NHL game for the first time in Franchise history. The game will be played sometime in February 2023 at N. C. State’s Carter-Finley Stadium against an opponent to be named over the next few months.

After the official announcement, Hurricanes president Don Waddell said in a statement, “Our fans have waited for this event ever since we announced it two years ago, and we know their passion and energy will create an unbelievable atmosphere at Carter-Finley Stadium.” The venue boasts a capacity of 58 thousand people, which would be a team attendance record for the Hurricanes. The Stadium Series will be a different atmosphere than anything Carolina hockey fans have ever experienced, as the open-air atmosphere will be subject to unpredictable weather. However, Raleigh’s conditions will undoubtedly be a little more comfortable for hockey fans than the 2022 Winter Classic in St.Louis, which got down to a chilly -5.7 degrees Fahrenheit. Along with playing in a unique atmosphere, the participating teams will also be announcing brand new uniforms later this year to be worn during the event.

Lane Golden

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Lane is a passionate sports fan who uses an analytical lens to break down and discuss what is going on in the hockey world.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Zegras said What? Arizona vs. Anaheim

If you have any doubts that Trevor Zegras is a big game player? Look no further than tonight’s Anaheim Ducks game versus the Arizona Coyotes. A very physical and vocal match went the distance plus…however the real question is…what did Trevor say? A few thoughts on the altercation between Trevor Zegras and Tony Stecher. We […]

Read More
Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen taking a shot while Blues defender Justin Faulk attempts to check him

Avalanche Endure Second-Half Push from Blues

Two Western Conference teams on opposite trajectories collided Saturday afternoon in Denver and nearly experienced a reversal of fortunes. The defending champion Colorado Avalanche beat the trade-seeking St. Louis Blues 4-2. The Avalanche are now 7-1 in the last 14 days with a 33-15 advantage in goals. The Blues have lost four straight games and […]

Read More

LGP 51: Tavares’ 1000th Game, Brodie Returns

The Leafs are back, this time playing against the Capitals in what will be Tavares’ 1000th NHL game. Kerfoot gets a tryout in the second-line center position with Matthews injured, and Anderson gets another chance to prove his value to the team. Woll has been called up to the Leafs to back up Samsonov as […]

Read More