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The Canes name Co-Captains; Opening Day draws one day nearer

Jordan Staal; Justin Faulk
Jamie Kellner

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  • As you likely know by now, the Hurricanes named Co-Captains for the upcoming season with Jordan Staal and Justin Faulk receiving the honor. Faulk joined The David Glenn Show on Thursday to discuss the honor and the coming season. [Around the 29th minute, The David Glenn Show]
  • As for the other captain, Jordan Staal joined Adam and Joe on 99.9 The Fan to talk about the move as well. [99.9 The Fan]
  • North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper had a chance to catch up with the two Captain’s as he visited the contingent at PNC Arena on Thursday. [NHL]
  • Mike Maniscalco discusses the decision and what it means for the Canes headed into the season opener on Saturday.
  • Bryan Bickell took his final skate in the NHL last night at the Blackhawks’ home opener, after which the Hawks promptly trounced the Penguins:
  • The Golden Knights picked up Calvin Pickard in the expansion draft expecting him to back up Marc-Andre Fleury, but when Malcolm Subban hit the waiver wire a couple of days ago it meant curtains for Pickard. [Knights On Ice]
  • Bruins rookie Jake DeBrusk scored his first career goal last night, and his dad Louie, a former NHLer himself, couldn’t stop the tears from flowing. [SBNation.com]