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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at BOSTON

Thursday, 10.23.2003 / 12:33 PM / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at BOSTON

CAROLINA HURRICANES (0-2-3-0, 3 pts.)
at
BOSTON BRUINS (4-1-2-0, 10 pts.)
Thursday, October 23, 2003, 7:30 p.m. at the FleetCenter



GAME NIGHT

The Carolina Hurricanes play their third of four consecutive road games tonight as they travel to Boston to take on the Bruins at FleetCenter. The Hurricanes are in the midst of their first of 17 sets of back-to-back games this season, after scoring a 1-1 tie at Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

ON THE AIR
Television: ESPN2
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
Centerman Rod Brind’Amour and winger Erik Cole have had a hand in five of Carolina’s seven goals this season. Skating with winger Craig Adams on Oct. 18 at Madison Square Garden, Cole scored the game’s first goal from Brind’Amour and Adams, and Adams scored the Hurricanes’ second goal from Cole and Brind’Amour. Cole leads the team with four points (2g, 2a) with Brind’Amour a close second with three points (1g, 2a).

CAROLINA AT HOME: 0-1-1-0
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 0-1-2-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 1-of-23 (4.3%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 20-of-24 (83.3%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
Defenseman Aaron Ward – infection, day-to-day, missed 1 game.
Defenseman Bob Boughner – fractured left hand, Oct. 3 at WSH (ps), injured reserve, missed 5 games.

CAROLINA / BOSTON NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Bruins meet for the first of four match ups during the 2003-04 season. The teams will complete the two-game set at FleetCenter on Dec. 20, before concluding the season series with Feb. 21 and March 30 match ups at the RBC Center.

Last season, Boston won the teams’ four-game series with a 2-1-1-0 record, winning one and dropping one at FleetCenter. The Hurricanes downed the Bruins 4-2 on Jan. 4, after Boston won the team’s first meeting o Nov. 21, 3-1. In the first game at Carolina on Feb. 19, the teams skated to a 1-1 tie. The Bruins won the team’s final meeting of the season, 4-2 at the RBC Center. Jeff O’Neill (3g, 1a) and Ron Francis (1g, 3a) lead the Hurricanes against Boston last season with four points each. The Hurricanes are 54-81-15-0 all-time against the Bruins, including a 31-35-8-0 home mark and a 23-46-7-0 record in Boston.

2002-03 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
26 Cole 5 2 2 4
17 Brind'Amour 5 1 2 3
27 C.Adams 5 1 1 2
63 Vasicek 5 1 1 2
22 Hill 5 0 2 2
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 0 0.00 0-0-0 .000
80 Weekes 5 1.73 0-2-3 .9246
BRUINS
GP G A TP
19 Thornton 7 1 7 8
12 Rolston 7 5 2 7
27 Murray 7 0 7 7
37 Bergeron 7 1 5 6
26 Knuble 7 4 1 5
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Raycroft 4 1.44 2-0-1 .948
29 Potvin 4 2.93 2-1-1 .890

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 NYI 63 41 20 2 202 174 84
3 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 61 30 22 9 161 160 69
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 62 25 27 10 139 164 60
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 60 23 30 7 137 159 53
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 60 11 28 -14 39
E. Staal 55 18 18 -9 36
E. Lindholm 59 11 16 -15 27
J. Skinner 55 16 9 -15 25
R. Nash 57 7 15 -8 22
N. Gerbe 56 7 14 -11 21
V. Rask 58 8 11 -16 19
J. McClement 60 4 12 1 16
J. Staal 24 4 11 -1 15
A. Semin 36 2 12 -8 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 16 19 4 .914 2.35
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .906 2.60