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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. TORONTO

Sunday, 11.02.2003 / 12:30 PM / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. TORONTO

CAROLINA HURRICANES (2-4-4-0, 8 pts.)
vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (4-4-2-1, 11 pts.)
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, 6 p.m. at the RBC Center



GAME NIGHT

The Carolina Hurricanes return to the RBC Center to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs for the first time this season. With tonight’s game, the Hurricanes begin a stretch in which the team plays seven of eight games at home. The Hurricanes fell 4-3 in Tampa Bay last night, concluding a stretch in which the Hurricanes played six of seven games on the road.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Nov. 3 Monday RBC Center TBD
Nov. 4 Tuesday RecZone 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 5 Wednesday RBC Center 11 a.m.
Nov. 6 Thursday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 7 Friday RBC Center 11 a.m.

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
Forward Josef Vasicek has goals in each of the Hurricanes’ last three games (10/28-11/1: 5g, 0a) and currently leads the team in goals (6 – tied for fifth in the NHL), power-play goals (3) and points (9). Winger Jeff O’Neill assisted on Vasicek’s goal on Saturday and leads the team with seven helpers and ranks second on the team with eight points (1g, 7a). O’Neill (10/23-11/1: 1g, 7) and rookie center Eric Staal (10/23-11/1: 1g, 5a) are each currently riding five-game point and assist streaks.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 1-1-1-0
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 1-3-3-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 3-of-43 (7.0%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 36-of-42 (85.7%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
Left wing Jeff Daniels – groin, injured reserve, missed 6 games
Defenseman Aaron Ward – infection, injured reserve, missed 6 games

CAROLINA / TORONTO NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Maple Leafs meet for the first of four match-ups during the 2003-04 season. The teams will meet once more at the RBC Center (2/19) and twice more at Air Canada Centre (1/27, 2/23).

The Hurricanes went winless against Toronto in 2002-03, earning one point (0-3-1-0). Josef Vasicek led all Hurricanes in scoring against Toronto last season with five points (2g, 3a) in four games. The Hurricanes are 34-24-11-0 all-time against the Leafs, including an 18-11-6-0 home mark and a 16-13-5-0 record in Toronto.

2002-03 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
63 Vasicek 10 6 3 9
92 O'Neill 10 1 7 8
26 Cole 10 3 3 6
12 Staal 10 1 5 6
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 1 3.69 0-0-1 .875
80 Weekes 9 1.85 2-4-3 .922
MAPLE LEAFS
GP G A TP
25 Nieuwendyk 11 3 3 6
13 Sundin 11 1 5 6
12 Fitzgerald 9 2 3 5
11 Nolan 11 2 3 5
21 Reichel 11 1 4 5
15 Kaberle 11 1 4 5
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
20 Belfour 10 2.91 3-5-2 .882
32 Tellqvist 2 3.09 1-0-0 .872

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 22 16 5 1 61 52 33
2 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
3 PIT 19 13 4 2 69 44 28
4 NYI 20 14 6 0 68 57 28
5 BOS 22 13 9 0 57 54 26
6 DET 20 10 5 5 55 49 25
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 19 9 6 4 52 50 22
9 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
10 NJD 21 9 9 3 53 61 21
11 FLA 18 7 5 6 40 47 20
12 NYR 19 8 7 4 52 58 20
13 PHI 19 8 9 2 57 60 18
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 20 6 12 2 49 72 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Nash 20 4 11 1 15
E. Staal 15 6 7 -6 13
J. Faulk 20 2 10 -8 12
J. Skinner 16 5 6 -4 11
J. Tlusty 20 8 2 -11 10
E. Lindholm 20 6 4 -3 10
N. Gerbe 16 2 6 3 8
A. Sekera 19 0 8 -3 8
C. Terry 17 4 3 1 7
V. Rask 20 3 2 -7 5
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 6 7 1 .903 2.71
A. Khudobin 0 4 2 .898 2.97