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After relocating to Raleigh, the Carolina Hurricanes hockey team failed to make the playoffs in 2000 and lost in the opening round in 2001. Morton describes the memorable 2002 season in which the team went to the Stanley Cup Finals but was defeated by Detroit four games to one.
In 1990, the Hartford Whalers NHL team relocated to North Carolina, becoming the Carolina Hurricanes. Pearson describes the lean, early years in Greensboro, competing with other teams for fans, and the final move to a permanent home in Raleigh and eventual success.
The Stanley Cup finals filled the arena, and North Carolina's hockey team, the Carolina Hurricanes, did well. Ticket prices are rising next season, so the team must continue to do well in order to draw fans out to the arena.