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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at PITTSBURGH

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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 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 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