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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. TORONTO

Sunday, 11.2.2003 / 12:30 PM ET / 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 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
5 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
6 DET 53 27 18 8 133 131 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 52 27 18 7 138 132 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 54 25 23 6 153 166 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 54 15 19 -13 34
J. Skinner 54 19 12 -3 31
V. Rask 52 12 19 0 31
J. Staal 54 12 19 8 31
K. Versteeg 53 10 21 1 31
E. Staal 54 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 54 8 16 -9 24
A. Nestrasil 47 7 12 0 19
J. Nordstrom 43 5 9 2 14
R. Hainsey 54 3 11 -11 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 15 11 6 .908 2.38
E. Lack 9 10 3 .901 2.74
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