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HURRICANES RELEASE 2003-04 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

Monday, 08.11.2003 / 11:17 AM ET / News
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HURRICANES RELEASE 2003-04 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

Carolina To Host New Jersey in Home Opener, Oct. 11

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 16, 2003) – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, today released the team’s schedule for the 2003-04 National Hockey League regular season. Carolina will open the franchise’s seventh season in North Carolina, and 25th in the NHL, on Thursday Oct. 9 at Florida before returning to the RBC Center on Oct. 11 for the home opener against Stanley Cup champion New Jersey.

The Hurricanes will play 19 of their 41 home games on weekends, including 12 games on Friday and Saturday nights. Carolina’s weekend home schedule features two match-ups against defending champion New Jersey as well as games against the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals.

Breaking down the home schedule by day, the Hurricanes will play four games on Monday nights, seven games on Tuesday nights, three games on Wednesday nights, eight games on Thursday nights, five games on Friday nights, seven games on Saturday nights and seven games on Sundays. All regular-season games at the RBC Center will begin at 7 p.m., except three Sunday games that will begin at 1:30 p.m., four Sunday games at 5 p.m. and a New Year’s Eve match up against the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim at 7:30 p.m.

Carolina will play each of its Southeast Division foes – Atlanta, Florida, Tampa Bay and Washington – six times, including three home contests against each divisional opponent. The Florida Panthers will visit Raleigh first on Oct. 13, before defending division champion Tampa Bay makes its first 2003-04 visit on Nov. 9. The Atlanta Thrashers play at the RBC Center on Nov. 13 while Washington begins its three-game Raleigh schedule on Nov. 15.

NHL All-Star Weekend will be Feb.7-8, with the All-Star Game taking place Feb. 8 at XCel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.

Hurricanes full-season and mini-season ticket plans are currently available by calling 1-888-NHL-TIX1. Individual game tickets for October and November games will go on sale Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the annual Caniac Carnival. Individual tickets for remaining 2003-04 games will go on sale at the beginning of the preceding month.

The Hurricanes will open training camp on Sept. 11 and will practice Sept. 12-18 at RecZone before traveling to Florida on Sept. 19 where they will open their eight-game exhibition schedule at Office Depot Center against the Panthers. Following their preseason game at Atlanta on Sept. 23, the Hurricanes will return to Raleigh for the remainder of training camp. Carolina will play three preseason games at the RBC Center: Thursday, Sept. 25 vs. Tampa Bay, Friday, Sept. 26 vs. Atlanta and Saturday, Oct. 4 vs. Washington.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72