The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

They were established in 1971 as the New England Whalers and joined the NHL in 1979.

The team relocated to North Carolina in 1997 and became the Carolina Hurricanes.

The Hurricanes have won the Stanley Cup once, in the 2005-2006 season.

Their team colors are red, black, and white.

The Hurricanes play their home games at the PNC Arena.

The team's mascot is named Stormy.

The Hurricanes have had notable players such as Eric Staal, Rod Brind'Amour, and Cam Ward.

They are known for their passionate fan base, known as the "Storm Surge."

The Hurricanes have a strong rivalry with the Washington Capitals and are part of the NHL's Metropolitan Division.