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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at PHILADELPHIA

Friday, 10.24.2003 / 10:15 PM / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at PHILADELPHIA

CAROLINA HURRICANES (1-2-3-0, 5 pts.)
at
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (2-1-2-1, 7 pts.)
Saturday, October 25, 2003, 7 p.m. at the Wachovia Center



GAME NIGHT

The Carolina Hurricanes wrap up a four-game road swing Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wachovia Center. Carolina is unbeaten in its last three games, and notched its first win of 2003-04 on Thursday at FleetCenter, downing the Bruins 2-0 behind goals by Eric Staal and Jeff O'Neill, and an 18-save shutout performance by goaltender Kevin Weekes.

ON THE AIR
Television: Fox Sports Net (NC & SC)
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
On Oct. 23 at Boston, Hurricanes netminder Kevin Weekes posted his first shutout of 2003-04, sixth with Carolina and 14th of his NHL career. Through games of Oct. 23, Weekes' 1.45 goals-against average ranked second in the NHL among goalies with six or more games played. Through six games this season, Weekes has allowed just nine goals on 136 shots, good for a .934 save percentage.

MILESTONE WATCH
Hurricanes winger Jeff O'Neill will earn his 200th NHL assist with his next helper.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 0-1-1-0
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 1-1-2-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 1-of-25 (4.0%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 23-of-27 (85.2%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
Defenseman Aaron Ward – infection, day-to-day, missed 2 games.
Defenseman Bob Boughner – fractured left hand, Oct. 3 at WSH (ps), injured reserve, missed 6 games.

CAROLINA / PHILADELPHIA NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Flyers meet for the first of four match ups during the 2003-04 season. Following Saturday's game, the teams will play once more at Wachovia Center, on Nov. 28, and twice at Carolina's RBC Center, Nov. 18 and March 23.

Last season, the Hurricanes and the Flyers went to overtime in three of their four meetings. Philadelphia scored an overtime victory on Nov. 5 at the RBC Center, and the teams' other two overtime games - Nov. 15 and Feb. 15 - ended tied. The Flyers won the only game to end in regulation in 2002-03, March 13 in Raleigh, by a score of 5-3. Jeff O'Neill led all Hurricanes scorers against the Flyers in last season's four-game set with two goals and two assists. Carolina is 22-46-12-3 all-time against Philadelphia, including a 13-20-8-1 home record and a 9-26-4-2 road mark.

2002-03 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
26 Cole 6 2 2 4
63 Vasicek 6 1 3 4
17 Brind'Amour 6 1 2 3
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 0 0.00 0-0-0 .000
80 Weekes 6 1.45 1-2-3 .934
FLYERS
GP G A TP
8 Recchi 6 3 4 7
97 Roenick 6 2 3 5
11 Amonte 6 1 3 4
14 Williams 6 1 3 4
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
33 Hackett 4 1.96 2-1-1 .913
42 Esche 2 3.36 0-1-1 .865

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 49 14 32 3 92 174 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 42 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 47 9 19 -13 28
E. Lindholm 47 9 11 -11 20
J. Tlusty 40 12 7 -11 19
J. Skinner 42 10 9 -7 19
R. Nash 47 7 12 -4 19
N. Gerbe 43 5 13 -3 18
V. Rask 47 6 9 -10 15
A. Sekera 45 1 14 -6 15
C. Terry 34 6 3 -3 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .918 2.30
C. Ward 11 17 3 .911 2.45