Everybody is talking basketball. Duke basketball. N.C. State basketball. North Carolina basketball.
The Canes? Hockey? Not so much. It's out of sight, out of mind.
Question: how much will the NHL lockout hurt the Canes in this market?
Will Canes fans come flocking back if there's a season, letting bygones be bygones? Or has some irreparable damage been done with this lockout? After all, it could be a very exciting basketball season about to unfold.
The floor is open.