- This is a list of the seasons the Hurricanes have played in Greensboro and Raleigh. For season history before the team relocated, see Hartford Whalers seasons.
The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The team is a member of the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League NHL. This list documents the records and playoff results for all 11 seasons the Carolina Hurricanes have completed in the NHL since their relocation from Hartford, Connecticut in 1997. The Hurricanes franchise was founded in 1971 as the New England Whalers, and played seven seasons in the World Hockey Association. The team moved to the National Hockey League and changed names to the Hartford Whalers. The franchise played 18 seasons before moving to North Carolina and changing their names to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes are the only major sports team located in Raleigh.
Carolina played its first season in the Northeast Division before moving to the Southeast Division when the NHL realigned in 1998. The Hurricanes won one Stanley Cup, in 2005–06, and two Prince of Wales Trophy as Eastern Conference champions: 2001–02 and 2005–06. Carolina has finished atop their division three times in its history. The Hurricanes have played in over 900 games and qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs five times. The teams all time playoff series record in North Carolina is 41–37. The 2008–09 season represents the 12th in North Carolina.
|Stanley Cup Champions||Prince of Wales Trophy||Division Champions|
|Season||Team||Conference||Division||Regular season||Post season|
|1997–98||1997–98||Eastern||Northeast||6th||82||33||41||8||—||74||200||219||Did not qualify|
|1998–99||1998–99||Eastern||Southeast||1st||82||34||30||18||—||86||210||202||6||2||4||8||18||Lost Conference Quarter-final, 2–4 (Bruins)|
|1999–00||1999–00||Eastern||Southeast||3rd||82||37||35||10||—||84||217||216||Did not qualify|
|2000–01||2000–01||Eastern||Southeast||2nd||82||38||32||9||3||88||212||225||6||2||4||8||20||Lost Conference Quarter-final, 2–4 (Devils)|
|2001–02||2001–02||Eastern||Southeast||1st||82||35||26||16||5||91||217||217||23||13||10||47||43||Won Conference Quarter-final, 4–2 (Devils) |
Won Conference Semi-final, 4–2 (Canadiens)
Won Conference Final, 4–2 (Maple Leafs)
Lost Final, 1–4 (Red Wings)
|2002–03||2002–03||Eastern||Southeast||5th||82||22||43||11||6||61||171||240||Did not qualify|
|2003–04||2003–04||Eastern||Southeast||3rd||82||28||34||14||6||76||172||209||Did not qualify|
|2004–05||2004–05||Eastern||Southeast||Season cancelled due to 2004–05 NHL lockout|
|2005–06||2005–06||Eastern||Southeast||1st||82||52||22||—||8||112||294||260||25||16||9||73||60||Won Conference Quarter-final, 4–2 (Canadiens) |
Won Conference Semi-final, 4–1 (Devils)
Won Conference Final, 4–3 (Sabres)
Stanley Cup Champions, 4–3 (Oilers)
|2006–07||2006–07||Eastern||Southeast||3rd||82||40||34||—||8||88||241||253||Did not qualify|
|2007–08||2007–08||Eastern||Southeast||2nd||82||43||33||—||6||92||252||249||Did not qualify|
|2008–09||2008–09||Eastern||Southeast||2nd||82||45||30||—||7||97||239||226||18||8||10||Won Conference Quarter-final, 4–3 (Devils) |
Won Conference Semi-final, 4–3 (Bruins)
Lost Conference Final, 0–4 (Penguins)
|Totals||902||407||360||86||49||949||2425||2550||78||41||37||122||141||5 playoff appearances|
- Professional Sports. Things To Do. Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (2007). Retrieved on 2008-04-02.
- Code explanation; GP—Games Played, W—Wins, L—Losses, T—Tied games, OT—Overtime/Shootout losses, GF—Goals For, GA—Goals Against, Pts—Points
- The result of the playoff series shows the Hurricanes' result first regardless of the outcome, followed by opposite team in parentheses.
- Beginning in 2005, all games have a winner. Ties were eliminated
- Beginning in 1999, overtime (and later shootout) losses are worth one point
- Totals as of the completion of the 2006–07 season
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