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Rod Brind'Amour's No. 17 retired

Updated: February 18, 2011, 9:19 PM ET
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes honored the captain of their only Stanley Cup championship team Friday night by retiring Rod Brind'Amour's jersey No. 17.

The Hurricanes paid tribute to Brind'Amour before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers by raising a banner bearing his name and number into the RBC Center rafters.

The banner-raising capped a moving 35-minute ceremony in which Brind'Amour thanked his teammates, coaches and fans, and called the number retirement "the ...

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