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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at BOSTON

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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at BOSTON

CAROLINA HURRICANES (0-2-3-0, 3 pts.)
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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 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 70 21 28 -12 49
J. Faulk 75 15 32 -17 47
E. Lindholm 74 16 21 -19 37
J. Skinner 70 18 13 -21 31
V. Rask 73 11 20 -12 31
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 71 8 17 -13 25
J. McClement 75 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 47 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 39 4 16 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 21 5 .911 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60