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In 1997, the Hartford Whalers flounder under financial pressure and relocate to Greensboro, North Carolina. The Carolina Hurricanes are the last NHL franchise to be relocated for the next 14 years. Elsewhere, the Vancouver Canucks introduce new colors and a new logo for the third time in club history. And back east, the New York Islanders begin caving to fan complaints and start the process of switching back to their original logo.