Hurricanes hit with force in the Triangle

Over the past few years several current and former NHL Hockey players have decided to call Cary, North Carolina home.

As a hockey fan, I am always excited to see NHLers on the streets. When I read the article in the News and Observer about Aaron Ward deciding to move to Cary, I almost wet my pants, got in the car, and drove around until I found his house. But then reality kicked in, I threw the paper in the recycler, and sat my lazy butt on the couch to watch the Le Tour de France.

I was however very proud of our town. It felt good that someone, who could afford to live anywhere in the world mind you, would decide to move here for something other than work at RTP. Rod Brind’Amour was quoted in the paper as saying…”Once you get here and play for a year or two and start getting the feel of the city and the people and the town and the organization, there’s no where better…The grass isn’t greener somewhere else. I think that’s what guys are starting to see now. Guys want to stay here.” The heavens opened, the light shone down, and all was good in the world.

For the full News & Observer Article click here.

Some other notable names that call the the Triangle home:
Ron Francis (Hockey Hall of Famer)
Aaron Ward
Steve Halko
Bates Battaglia
Robert Kron
Shane Willis
Jesse Boulerice

About RaleighCary

George Wilson is owner and Broker in Charge of Raleigh Cary Realty, an independent Real Estate firm headquartered in Cary , North Carolina. "In 2008, I was working for a big national Real Estate company. A client of mine who I'd just helped purchase a home two months before got laid off from his job and wanted to quickly list her home. When I charged the client less to help her out, the firm was very upset with my decision. I opened Raleigh Cary Realty shortly thereafter, with a vision that we'd always have the flexibility to do the right thing for our clients, no matter what." -George Wilson

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