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Svechnikov rings siren for Hurricanes before Game 1 vs. Islanders

Injured forward gets things started at PNC Arena, fires up home crowd

by Christopher Detwiler @Chris_Detwiler / Staff Writer

Even though Andrei Svechnikov's injury is keeping him off the ice, it's not keeping him from making noise in the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The Carolina Hurricanes forward - who had season-ending surgery back in March - rang in the playoffs by cranking the siren before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena on Monday.

Tweet from @Canes: LET'S. FREAKING. GO.

Svechnikov rang the siren while cracking a wide smile the entire time.

The high-scoring forward tore his ACL in mid-March ending his season, but he's still contributing where he can.

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