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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at EDMONTON

Monday, 12.8.2003 / 3:33 PM ET / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at EDMONTON
CAROLINA HURRICANES (7-11-8-1, 23 pts., 3rd Southeast Division)
vs.
EDMONTON OILERS (11-12-3-0, 25 pts., 4th Northwest Division)
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 9 p.m., Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta

GAME NIGHT
The Carolina Hurricanes continue their trans-Canada journey on Tuesday as they face Edmonton at Rexall Place. Carolina began their four-game Canadian stint on Saturday, a 3-1 loss at Bell Centre against the Canadiens. The Hurricanes play at Calgary on Thursday and at Vancouver on Sunday before returning to Raleigh.

ON THE AIR
Television: Fox Sports Net
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

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Dec. 9 Tuesday Rexall Place 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 10 Wednesday Corral Centre 1:30 p.m.
Dec. 11 Thursday Pengrowth Saddledome 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 12 Friday GM Place 1:00 p.m.
Dec. 13 Saturday GM Place 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 14 Sunday GM Place 11:30 a.m.

CAROLINA NOTES
With his next goal scored, Ron Francis will pass Stan Mikita (541) and take sole possession of 21st on the NHL’s all-time goal-scoring list. ... With his next assist, Hurricanes defenseman Sean Hill will notch his 100th assist with the team. ... With his next assist, Jeff O’Neill will pass Pat Verbeek (211) and move into sole possession of fourth place on the Hurricanes all-time assists list.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 5-3-5-1
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 2-8-3-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 15-of-128 (11.7%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 96-of-115 (83.5%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
The Hurricanes have no injuries to report.

CAROLINA / OILERS NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Oilers meet Tuesday for the only time in 2003-04. The Oilers won the teams’ lone game in 2002-03, 4-1 on Dec. 11 at the RBC Center. Mike York (2g, 0a) and Anson Carter (0g, 2a) led the Oilers with two points each in the contest, and Sean Hill scored Carolina’s lone marker. The Hurricanes post a 17-30-12-0 all-time record against Edmonton, including an 11-11-7-0 home mark and a 6-19-5-0 record in Edmonton.

2003-04 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
26 Cole 26 5 11 16
92 O'Neill 27 2 13 15
63 Vasicek 27 9 5 14
12 Staal 27 5 8 13
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 7 2.97 0-3-2 .878
80 Weekes 22 2.15 7-9-5 .917
OILERS
GP G A TP
16 York 26 7 12 19
83 Hemsky 25 5 13 18
94 Smyth 26 7 8 15
14 26 8 6 14
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Conklin 17 2.50 7-7-1 .917
35 Salo 12 3.42 4-5-2 .866
40 Valiquette 1 8.57 0-0-0 .714

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