It was the fastest goal to start a postseason game in Hurricanes franchise history. There’s fast and then there’s record-setting fast.Thursday saw the latter when the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series. Just 17 seconds into the contest, Warren Foegele gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead to cap off a Carolina rush led by Justin Williams. In addition to the quick nature of the goal, Foegele also became the first Hurricanes rookie in 17 years to score in consecutive playoff games.Rookie @FoegDaddy96 joined rare @NHLCanes / Whalers company with his goal 17 seconds into Game 4. #NHLStats #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/xf0sg0wc7P— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 18, 2019There’s a benefit to working quickly, and Foegele and the Hurricanes demonstrated that Thursday night.
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Facebook151Tweet0Pin0Submitted by South Sound Partners for PhilanthropyPhilanthropists, including a local volunteer who helps more than a dozen organizations, will be honored during the annual luncheon of South Sound Partners for Philanthropy. The event will take place on National Philanthropy Day, Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Hotel RL. The luncheon will begin at noon; registration opens at 11:30a.m. The public is invited to the event.This year’s honorees are:Spencer and Ben Rex invest time, research and care into every item they sell on eBay.Next Generation Philanthropists: Spencer and Ben Rex. For the last several years, the brothers have scoured local garage and other sales for unique items that they sell for a profit on eBay. Ten percent of their profit then goes to local charities. Among those benefiting are Seattle Children’s Hospital, Wounded Warriors, Community Youth Services and Pear Blossom Place. Ben, 14, and Spencer, 16, go to Capital High School. Both are active in band and sports. They also have volunteered the last two summers at the City of Olympia’s Olywahoo summer day camp.Leadership in Personal Philanthropy: Ted and Tanya Jernigan. The Jernigans, who have lived here for about 10 years, have been instrumental in local giving through The Jernigan Foundation, which focuses on global and local concerns, including human trafficking, Boys and Girls Clubs, CareNet Pregnancy Centers, Salvation Army, Washington Engage and the Evergreen Christian School.Leadership in Business Philanthropy: Phillips Burgess PLLC. This local law firm gives extensively in both time and talent to United Way of Thurston County, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Capitol Land Trust, the Thurston County Food Bank and other groups.Leadership in Philanthropy – Community Organization: First United Methodist Church of Olympia. This church has served the community for more than 160 years and been instrumental through its Warm Hearts Fund and its Help Us Move In fund (now an independent foundation) in helping local families in need. FUMCO is also being honored for helping to get Camp Quixote started, for providing meeting space for non-profits for free or at a reduced rate and for its members volunteering and giving at a wide range of local non-profits, including the Family Support Center, the YWCA, Homes First and Community Youth Services.Paul Grudis Inspirational Award: Carole Jones. Local volunteer Carole Jones has clocked in thousands of hours since the early 1990s, helping more than a dozen local non-profit organizations. Carole helps with the Providence St. Peter Foundation’s No One Dies Alone program, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 318, The Washington Center for the Performing Arts and the United Way of Thurston County, which honored her as Volunteer of the Year in 2013.South Sound Partners for Philanthropy, founded in 2000, is a consortium of more than 30 local non-profit organizations. To attend the luncheon, register online at www.celebrategiving.org
July 13-17 – Nelson Skills Camp However, two quick goals proved to be the undoing for the home side as the Caps lost 2-0.Sunday, players were trained by Vancouver based staff for two sessions.Specialized goalkeeper coaches trained the keepers before players moved inside for the afternoon team-building session.“This was a lot of fun and the players got to team up with players that they usually wouldn’t work with,” Adams explained.Monday, players were back on the pitch before travelling back to the Kootenays.“The style is changing and the understanding and the level of the players is getting stronger and stronger,” Adams explained.“Some of the players have been in our programs now two years. This is evident in their play and I’m very proud of the progress in the last two years.Adams is spearheading a series of camps this summer in the Kootenays. July 7-9th – NEW for 2015 – Cranbrook Prospect Camp August 17-21st – Nelson Prospects Camp July 27-31st – Castlegar Skills Camp August 31st – September 2nd – Nelson Attacking speed Camp/GK Camp For more information got to the Whitecaps website or contact Adams at – firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-777-2173. A group of Kootenay Whitecaps Academy players had an opportunity to test their skills in front of the Head of the Academy Centers during a road trip to Vancouver last weekend.“The feedback that we received from Head Coach Bart Choufour is that the Kootenays is growing and with its ability,” said Brett Adams Kootenay Regional Head Coach.“The style is changing and the understanding and the level of the players is getting stronger and stronger.”The road trip started Saturday with a trip to Vancouver and seats at the Vancouver Whitecaps/Seattle Sounders MLS game at BC Place.The game was a complete sellout.