This passage is about the current Stanley Cup champions, the Carolina Hurricanes.

Lexile Level: 670L

Categories: People & Places Sports & Health

The Carolina Hurricanes are a hockey team in the National Hockey League. Their fans are called the Caniacs, and their colors are red, white, and black. The team has a mascot named Stormy. The games are really fun for the fans. There is loud music. The team used to be the Hartford Whalers, but then they moved to North Carolina. They played their first two seasons in Greensboro. They could not move to Raleigh until 1999 because their arena was not built. Three years after they moved to Raleigh, the team went to the Stanley Cup Finals. They lost to the Detroit Red Wings. In 2006, the team made it back to the Stanley Cup Finals. This time they became the Stanley Cup champions and the best team in the NHL.


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