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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 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
3 NYI 62 40 20 2 200 173 82
4 TBL 62 37 19 6 203 167 80
5 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
6 DET 59 33 15 11 173 154 77
7 WSH 62 33 19 10 184 156 76
8 BOS 60 29 22 9 158 158 67
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 58 25 23 10 166 161 60
12 NJD 61 25 27 9 137 161 59
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 59 22 30 7 134 159 51
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 59 11 27 -16 38
E. Staal 54 18 18 -9 36
E. Lindholm 58 11 15 -16 26
J. Skinner 54 15 9 -16 24
J. Tlusty 53 13 10 -17 23
R. Nash 56 7 14 -9 21
N. Gerbe 55 6 14 -13 20
A. Sekera 57 2 17 -7 19
V. Rask 57 8 10 -18 18
J. McClement 59 4 12 1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 16 19 4 .914 2.35
A. Khudobin 6 11 3 .901 2.73