Hurricanes' popular 'Storm Surge' celebrations coming to an end

Don Cherry finally has his own reason to celebrate.

Hurricanes captain Justin Williams took to Twitter on Thursday to announce Carolina’s “Storm Surge” post-game celebrations are coming to an end.

Williams acknowledged the stint served its purpose of providing something different to entertain fans while generating attention for the team.

Williams’ admission of “muddying up the waters” was a nod at the team’s efforts to mock Cherry after the commentator condemned their celebrations showcasing Viking Claps, Jose Bautista bat flips and, most recently, a little dunking in honor of March Madness.

“These guys to me are jerks,” Cherry said in February. “And I’ll tell you one thing, they better not do this in the playoffs. This is a joke.”

But the Hurricanes embraced the criticism and clapped back by turning Cherry’s epic rant into a T-shirt.

Carolina, 42-27-7, which currently sits in a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference, hosts the Capitals at 7 p.m. ET Thursday.

The Hurricanes have two home games remaining after that game, with their finale scheduled for April 4 against the Devils.