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RALEIGH — The National Hockey League is still twoyears away from playing in Raleigh, but soon-to-be fanscaught an early glimpse Monday of what their Carolina Hurricanes mightlooklike.

Jim Rutherford, general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, unveileddesigns for theteam's logo and jerseys Monday. The logo includes a red hurricanesymbol with a hockey puck as the eye.

The team's home jerseys are white, away jerseys are red. Both jerseyshave the team's red hurricane logo. The design also was shown tomembers of the Centennial Authority, which will oversee construction andoperation of the new arena. The $132 million arena, scheduled forcompletion in 1999, will be home to the pro hockey Hurricanes and N.C.State University's basketball teams.

The team must submit the logo and jersey designs to the NHL for approval,which is expected in early June.

In related news, the Centennial Authority was meeting in executive sessionat noon to discuss an agreement with N.C. State University, which haswithheld a $22 million payment for construction. NCSU wants to resolveissues involving naming rights and practice availability for Wolfpackteams.

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