The Carolina Hurricanes showed with this season that they can have a lot of fun.
So how did the so-called respond to being trolled by the New York Islanders’ Brock Nelson earlier in their second-round series?
They trolled him right back – and when it mattered the most.
Nelson had given Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney a pat on the head after a Game 3 goal by teammate Josh Bailey, then got into a shoving match with defensemen Dougie Hamilton.
But the Islanders lost Game 3 and and are going home with an unexpected sweep as the Hurricanes advance to the Eastern Conference final.
Dougie Hamilton pats Brock Nelson on the head in the handshake line after sweeping the Islanders. This coming after Game