Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek clears the puck against the New York Rangers on Thursday, Nov. 7 at PNC Arena. Mrazek saved 15 of the 18 shots he faced as the Hurricanes lost 4-2.

North Carolina has hockey throughout many levels. The Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League, the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League, the Fayetteville Marksmen of the Southern Professional Hockey League, the Carolina Thunderbirds of the Federal Prospects Hockey League and multiple college teams highlighted by the nationally competitive NC State Icepack.

It was another high-scoring game at PNC Arena, however this time, the Carolina Hurricanes couldn’t outpace the opposition, falling to the New Jersey Devils 5-3 on Saturday night.

NC State athletics has a busy week with many fun games or matches for fans to attend, despite football not playing this weekend. Women’s soccer enters an important stretch, while Wolfpack swimming and men’s basketball both return after much anticipation.