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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at OTTAWA

Thursday, 11.20.2003 / 4:47 PM / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at OTTAWA
CAROLINA HURRICANES (5-7-6-0, 16 pts., 3rd Southeast Division)
at
OTTAWA SENATORS (10-2-3-1, 14 pts., 5th Northeast Division)
Thursday, November 20, 2003, 7:30 p.m. at Corel Centre, Ottawa, Ont.

GAME NIGHT
The Hurricanes hit the road for a back-to-back set beginning Thursday in Ottawa and concluding in Buffalo on Friday. On Tuesday, Carolina wrapped a three-game home stand by scoring a 2-2, come-from-behind tie against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Hurricanes went 1-1-1-0 in the home stand that capped a span of eight games that saw Carolina play seven contests at the RBC Center.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

 

Nov. 20 Thursday Corel Centre 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 21 Friday HSBC Arena 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 22 Saturday RecZone 11:45 a.m.
Nov. 23 Sunday RBC Center 10:45 a.m.
Nov. 24 Monday RBC Center TBD
Nov. 25 Tuesday RecZone 11 a.m.
Nov. 26 Wednesday Nassau Coliseum 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 27 Thursday Wachovia Center TBD
Nov. 28 Friday none
Nov. 29 Saturday RBC Center 10:30 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
After going 3-for-39 (7.7%) in nine October games, Carolina’s power play has gone 8-for-41 (19.5%) in its nine November contests… With his next goal scored, Ron Francis will move into a tie with Stan Mikita (541) for 20th on the NHL’s all-time goal-scoring list. Through games of Nov. 18, Francis (540 career, 4 in 2003-04) was two goals ahead of Detroit’s Brendan Shanahan (539, 6) on that list… With his next assist, Hurricanes defenseman Sean Hill will notch his 100th assist with the team.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 4-3-3-0
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 1-4-3-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 11-of-80 (13.8%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 63-of-76 (82.9%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
Defenseman Bob Boughner – torn meniscus (cartilage, left knee), surgery 11/17, out 2-4 weeks, missed 1 game

CAROLINA / SENATORS NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Senators meet for the first of four match ups during the 2003-04 season. The teams will play two January games at the RBC Center before rounding out the season series at Corel Centre on March 20.

Last season, the Senators went unbeaten (3-0-1-0) against the Hurricanes, posting two wins at home and a win and a tie at the RBC Center. Ron Francis (2g, 3a) and Jeff O’Neill (2g, 3a) led the Hurricanes with five points each in last season’s four-game set. Carolina has gone 28-17-7-0 against the Senators all time, including a 16-6-3-0 home record and a 12-11-4-0 record in Ottawa.

2002-03 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
26 Cole 17 5 9 14
92 O'Neill 18 2 10 12
63 Vasicek 18 8 3 11
12 Staal 18 4 7 11
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 5 2.72 0-2-2 .892
80 Weekes 14 2.07 5-5-4 .921
SENATORS
GP G A TP
18 Hossa 15 9 9 18
11 Alfredsson 16 8 9 17
14 Bonk 16 5 12 17
39 Spezza 16 4 6 10
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
40 Lalime 13 2.07 7-5-1 .912
31 Prusek 3 2.93 0-2-1 .909

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