Tag: hurricanes

Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Cheaters Never Win: Post-Election Edition

Cheaters Never Win

SportsChannel8’s Carolina Hurricanes coverage is led by the guys from Section 328, season ticket holders who make noise and follow the news as well as any Canes fans out there. Late nights and back to backs are hell, but we’re here and were doing our best. We may not have started on time, but we came… Read more »

John Forslund Knows His College Basketball


Where else but North Carolina would you find hockey announcers talking college hoops? The Hurricanes broadcast team of Tripp Tracy and John Forslund began a dialogue after a contest winner had the last name ‘Pitino’–a name Tracy rightly recognized as not being from one of the NC schools. In Tripp Tracy’s defense, Pitino DID coach… Read more »

What Happens To Hat Trick Hats?


In the Hurricanes’ home opener Friday night (a 3-2 victory over the Rangers, suck it opposing fans who came out to ruin opening night) the PNC Arena crowd encountered the rare occurrence in sport when the one of the biggest cardinal sins of fan behavior–throwing something on to the playing surface–becomes completely acceptable: the Hat… Read more »