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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. LOS ANGELES

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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. LOS ANGELES

CAROLINA HURRICANES (3-5-4-0, 10 pts.)
vs.
LOS ANGELES KINGS (7-5-0-0, 14 pts.)
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, 7:00 p.m. at the RBC Center



GAME NIGHT

The Carolina Hurricanes continue their four-game home stand Saturday as they play host to the Los Angeles Kings. Tonight is the Hurricanes’ third game in a span that sees them play seven of eight games at home between Nov. 2 and Nov. 18. Carolina dropped the first game of its current four-game home stand to Toronto 2-1 on Nov. 2, but rebounded with a 6-3 win Thursday against the NY Rangers.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Nov. 8 Saturday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 9 Sunday none na
Nov. 10 Monday RBC Center TBD
Nov. 11 Tuesday RecZone 11 a.m.
Nov. 12 Wednesday MCI Center 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 13 Thursday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 14 Friday RecZone 11 a.m.
Nov. 15 Saturday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 16 Sunday RBC Center TBD
Nov. 17 Monday RBC Center 11 a.m.
Nov. 18 Tuesday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 19 Wednesday RBC Center 11 a.m.
Nov. 20 Thursday Corel Centre 11:30 a.m.

ON THE AIR
Television: Fox-DT
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 four of the Hurricanes’ last five games (10/28-11/6: 6g, 0a) and currently leads the team in goals (7), power-play goals (3) and points (10). Winger Jeff O’Neill leads the team with eight assists and ranks third on the team with nine points (1g, 8a). O’Neill (10/23-11/6: 1g, 8a) and rookie center Eric Staal (10/23-11/6: 2g, 6a) have assists in six of the last seven games.

MILESTONE WATCH
Defenseman Sean Hill will play his 300th Hurricanes game with his next game played.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 2-2-1-0
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 1-3-3-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 5-of-55 (9.1%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 45-of-52 (86.5%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
Left wing Jeff Daniels – groin, injured reserve, missed 8 games

CAROLINA / LOS ANGELES NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Kings meet for the first and only time during the 2003-04 season on Saturday at the RBC Center. The teams played a unique two-game set in 2002-03 with the Kings scoring a season-high eight goals against Carolina at Los Angeles on Feb. 7, and the teams skating to a 0-0 tie at the RBC Center on March 15. Josef Vasicek led the Hurricanes with a goal and an assist (2 points) in last year’s two-game set. The Hurricanes are 24-28-8-0 all time against the Kings, including a 14-11-5-0 home mark and a 10-17-3-0 road record.

2002-03 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
63 Vasicek 12 7 3 10
26 Cole 12 4 6 10
92 O'Neill 12 1 9 10
12 Staal 12 2 6 8
17 Brind'Amour 12 1 5 6
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 2 2.90 0-1-1 .880
80 Weekes 10 1.96 3-4-3 .920
KINGS
GP G A TP
33 Palffy 12 4 14 18
20 Robitaille 12 4 9 13
17 Visnovsky 12 4 8 12
7 Armstront 12 5 3 8
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
32 Cechmanek 10 2.31 6-4-0 .912
35 Huet 3 2.03 1-1-0 .906

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