• 77°

Hockey: Hurricanes play tonight

Associated Press
RALEIGH ó The Carolina Hurricanes look much like the team that won the Stanley Cup in 2006. Here’s the big question: Will they play like them, too?
The offseason was eventful for the Hurricanes, who brought back yet another player from the team that won the franchise’s only championship. Three years later, defenseman Aaron Ward is back in the fold and livening up a dressing room that includes the nucleus of that Cup team.
That’s one reason why the lasting anecdote from Carolina’s summer was the text message sent by forward Erik Cole to Ward: “We’re getting the band back together.”
With the season starting tonight against Philadelphia, the challenge now is to make sure the songs still have harmony.
“He’s always wanted to come back here, so it’s nice to see,” captain Rod Brind’Amour said. “We know he’s a quality player, and I’m all about getting quality players in this room. He’s going to be a great fit.”
n BOSTON ó Alex Ovechkin had two goals and an assist to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in the season-opener.
n TORONTO ó Montreal defenseman Josh Gorges scored with only 12.8 seconds left on the overtime clock, and Carey Price made 43 saves in the Canadiens’ 4-3 victory over Toronto.

Comments

Comments closed.

Crime

Child killed in Monroe drive-by shooting; 1 arrested

Local

Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Dragon Boat race returns after year hiatus

Local

Marker commemorating Jim Crow-era lynchings in Rowan County, racial injustice required years of work

Local

Identified Marine was a Salisbury native, served in WWII

Coronavirus

Rowan County sees COVID-19 cases coming more quickly, remains in middle tier for community spread

Cleveland

Cleveland plans to build walking trail, community barn quilt mural

High School

High school athletics: Male Athlete of the Year Walker in league of once-in-a-generation players

Business

Young entrepreneur learns lesson of responsibility by raising quail, selling eggs

Lifestyle

Historic McCanless House sold, buyers plan on converting home into events venue

Lifestyle

Library’s Summer Reading Week 10 has virtual storytime, last chance to log hours

Coronavirus

Positive COVID test knocks DeChambeau out of Olympics

College

College football: North grad Delaney ready for next challenges at Johnson C. Smith

College

Fishing: Carson grad Bauer signs with CVCC

Business

Biz Roundup: City of Salisbury brings back in-person community resource fair

Nation/World

States scale back virus reporting just as cases surge

Nation/World

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Nation/World

French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

News

State briefs roundup

Crime

Salisbury man arrested for robbery in Cleveland

Crime

Blotter: South Carolina man arrested after attempting to purchase dog with stolen credit card

Local

Carolyn Hurley remembered as giving person

News

Stay-at-home orders cut into commercial fishermen’s catch last year

News

Two bodies found after helicopter goes down off NC coast

Nation/World

Unlikely partners: Pelosi, Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe