Hurricanes co-owner Thewes dies at 76
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolina Hurricanes co-owner Thomas Thewes has died.
The team said Monday that Thewes, a general partner, died Sunday after a two-year fight with leukemia. He was 76.
Thewes and Peter Karmanos Jr. were two of the founders of Compuware, a Detroit-based software company. The two also acquired the Hartford Whalers in 1994 and moved the franchise to North Carolina three years later.
Thewes also was a co-owner of the Plymouth Whalers of the
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