Erik Cole’s take on the Canes

Former Carolina Hurricanes forward Erik Cole discusses the Canes' "quiet confidence" this season and the influence of first-year head coach Rod Brind'Amour, one of Cole's teammates on the Canes' 2006 Stanley Cup champions.
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Former Carolina Hurricanes forward Erik Cole discusses the Canes' "quiet confidence" this season and the influence of first-year head coach Rod Brind'Amour, one of Cole's teammates on the Canes' 2006 Stanley Cup champions.

In more than 30 years at The N&O, Chip Alexander has covered the N.C. State, UNC, Duke and East Carolina beats, and now is in his 11th season on the Carolina Hurricanes beat. Alexander, who has won numerous writing awards at the state and national level, covered the Hurricanes’ move to North Carolina in 1997 and was a part of The N&O’s coverage of the Canes’ 2006 Stanley Cup run.