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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at PHILADELPHIA

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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 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