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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

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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Skinner 82 28 23 -2 51
V. Rask 80 21 27 -6 48
J. Staal 82 20 28 6 48
E. Lindholm 82 11 28 -23 39
J. Faulk 64 16 21 -22 37
J. Nordstrom 71 10 14 1 24
A. Nestrasil 55 9 14 4 23
R. Nash 64 9 13 -5 22
N. Hanifin 79 4 18 -14 22
J. Slavin 63 2 18 1 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 23 17 10 .909 2.41
E. Lack 12 14 6 .901 2.81