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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 - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Skinner 82 28 23 -2 51
V. Rask 80 21 27 -6 48
J. Staal 82 20 28 6 48
E. Lindholm 82 11 28 -23 39
J. Faulk 64 16 21 -22 37
K. Versteeg 63 11 22 -6 33
E. Staal 63 10 23 -3 33
J. Nordstrom 71 10 14 1 24
A. Nestrasil 55 9 14 4 23
R. Nash 64 9 13 -5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 23 17 10 .909 2.41
E. Lack 12 14 6 .901 2.81