That was a game, wasn’t it? We’ll await Kate Shefte’s thoughts on last night’s gripping 3-2 OT victory over the Boston Bruinsand, we hope, her first-hand account of the Hurricanes’ arrival at Raleigh-Durham airport early this morning.

In the meantime, the playoff schedule has been announced. The ‘Canes are again playing without the home advantage, of course, and the series begins Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m., in the Steel City. The ‘Canes play Games 3 and 4 at the RBC Center Saturday, May 23, and Tuesday, May 26.