Fashion faux pas: Man cuts Canes sweaters off statues

Updated: May 25, 2006, 5:46 PM ET
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Not everyone has Stanley Cup fever.

A man irritated by oversized Carolina Hurricanes jerseys draped on four statues at the North Carolina Capitol slashed two of the garments off the monuments and was ready to cut away the others when he was stopped by police.

Turns out the Hurricanes didn't have proper permission to dress up the statues, which were similarly attired during the team's run to the finals of the NHL playoffs in 2002, according to a spokesman for Gov. Mike ...

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