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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at PITTSBURGH

Tuesday, 10.21.2003 / 4:58 PM / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at PITTSBURGH

CAROLINA HURRICANES (0-2-2-0, 2 pts.)
vs.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (1-2-1-0, 3 pts.)
Wednesday, October 22, 2003, 7:30 p.m. at Mellon Arena



GAME NIGHT

The Carolina Hurricanes continue their stretch of four straight road games on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena. The game marks the front half of Carolina’s first of 17 back-to-back sets this season. The Hurricanes will travel to Boston following Wednesday’s game to take on the Bruins on espn2 Thursday night.

ON THE AIR
Television: Fox Sports Net
Radio: WKIX 102.3 FM (Goldsboro); WKXU 101.1 FM (Raleigh); WDTF 570 AM (Raleigh); WMFD 630 AM (Wilmington); WSJS 600 AM (Winston-Salem); WNMX 106.1 FM (Charlotte)
Internet: www.nhl.com

CAROLINA NOTES
Carolina winger Erik Cole leads the team with four points (2g, 2a) through four games this season, and has been held off the scoresheet just once, Oct. 11 vs. New Jersey. Cole scored the Hurricanes’ first goal and had an assist at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, a 2-2 tie against the Rangers, his first multiple-point game since Jan. 24.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 0-1-1-0
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 0-1-1-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 1-of-19 (5.3%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 14-of-17 (82.4%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
Defenseman Bob Boughner: Fractured left hand, Oct. 3 at WSH (PRE), injured reserve, missed 4 games.

CAROLINA / PENGUINS NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Penguins meet for the first of four match ups during the 2003-04 season. The teams will play three of their four games prior to Christmas, and will conclude the season series on March 19, again at Mellon Arena. The teams will meet at the RBC Center on Nov. 29 and Dec. 18 in the second and third games of the four-game set.
Last season, the teams split a four-game series, winning once at home and scoring a shutout win on the road. Craig Adams (0g, 3a) and Kevyn Adams (2g, 1a) led Carolina against Pittsburgh in 2002-03 with three points each. Goaltender Kevin Weekes recorded a 4-0 shutout on March 6 at Mellon Arena en route a 2-1-0 record in three games against Pittsburgh. Weekes posted a 1.01 goals-against average and a .961 save percentage against the Pens in 2002-03. The Hurricanes are 37-43-10-0 all-time against Pittsburgh, including a 20-21-5-0 home mark and 17-22-5-0 road record.

2002-03 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
26 Cole 4 2 2 4
17 Brind'Amour 4 1 2 3
27 C.Adams 4 1 1 2
63 Vasicek 4 1 1 2
22 Hill 4 0 2 2
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 0 0.00 0-0-0 .000
80 Weekes 4 1.94 0-2-2 .916
PENGUINS
GP G A TP
9 Fata 4 2 2 4
66 Lemieux 4 1 3 4
82 Straka 4 2 1 3
95 Morozov 4 1 2 3
12 Malone 4 0 3 3
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
29 Fleury 2 2.50 1-1-0 .939
31 Caron 2 3.36 0-1-1 .896

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
9 FLA 47 21 16 10 115 132 52
10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 44 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 49 10 19 -15 29
E. Lindholm 48 9 11 -12 20
R. Nash 49 7 13 -4 20
J. Tlusty 42 12 7 -14 19
J. Skinner 44 10 9 -9 19
N. Gerbe 45 5 13 -7 18
V. Rask 49 6 9 -13 15
A. Sekera 47 1 14 -7 15
J. McClement 49 1 9 -2 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .914 2.41
C. Ward 11 18 4 .913 2.42