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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at BOSTON

Thursday, 10.23.2003 / 12:33 PM ET / News
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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 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 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