Thursday’s Carolina Coverage (Updated 9:00 a.m.)

Via: SabresReport.com

Canes rise, then fall (Raleigh News and Observer)

Sabres not claiming revenge after win (Raleigh News and Observer)

Absence wasn’t a snub (Raleigh News and Observer)

Canes’ energy drains (Raleigh News and Observer)

Banner’s up, and a new quest begins (Raleigh News and Observer)

Hurricanes raise banner (Raleigh News and Observer)

Photo Gallery (Raleigh News and Observer)

Canes hang banner then lose in shootout (Durham Herald Sun)

Repeating will be no easy task (Durham Herald Sun)

Curtain call (Burlington Times News)

Sabres slip past Hurricanes on Briere’s goal in shootout (Burlington Times News)

Hurricanes’ defense makes its mark in shootout loss to Buffalo (Rocky Mount Telegram)

Banner raising is a surreal feeling for Canes fans and players alike (Rocky Mount Telegram)

Opening Night with a Large Shiny Silver Goblet (WBRZ-AM)

Hurricanes pick up a point in season opener (CarolinaHurricanes.com)

Photo Gallery 1 (CarolinaHurricanes.com)

Photo Gallery 2 (CarolinaHurricanes.com)