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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at VANCOUVER

Saturday, 12.13.2003 / 12:12 PM ET / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES at VANCOUVER
CAROLINA HURRICANES (8-12-8-1, 25 pts., 3rd Southeast Division)
vs.
VANCOUVER CANUCKS (15-7-5-2, 37 pts., 2nd Northwest Division)
Sunday, Dec. 14, 10 p.m., General Motors Place, Vancouver, B.C.

GAME NIGHT
The Carolina Hurricanes wrap up their four-game, trans-Canada journey on Sunday against the Vancouver Canucks at GM Place. Sunday’s game will not be televised, and Vancouver’s broadcast will not be available via NHL Center Ice due to a pay-per-view arrangement in Vancouver. Chuck Kaiton will send the game back to North Carolina via the Hurricanes Radio Network.

ON THE AIR
Television: none (Cable or NHL Center Ice)
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. 13 Saturday GM Place 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 14 Sunday GM Place 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 15 Monday none n/a
Dec. 16 Tuesday RBC Center 11 a.m.
Dec. 17 Wednesday RecZone 11 a.m.
Dec. 18 Thursday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Dec. 19 Friday RBC Center 11 a.m.

CAROLINA NOTES
Winger Erik Cole currently leads the team with 17 points (5g, 12a), despite missing one game (11/9) due to an elbow injury. Forward Josef Vasicek leads the team in goals (9), power-play goals (5) and ranks third in points (14). Jeff O’Neill leads the team with 14 assists and ranks second on the team with 16 points (2g, 14a). Rookie centerman Eric Staal ranks fourth among Carolina skaters with 13 points and tied for third with five goals.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 5-3-5-1
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 3-9-3-0
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 16-of-137 (11.7%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 108-of-128 (84.4%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
The Hurricanes have no injuries to report.

CAROLINA / CANUCKS NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Canucks meet Sunday for the only time in 2003-04. The Canucks won the teams’ lone game in 2002-03, 3-2 on Nov. 27 at the RBC Center. Bret Hedican (1g, 1a) led the Hurricanes with two points in the contest, and Brent Sopel (0g, 2a) led Vancouver scorers with two points. The Hurricanes post a 22-25-11-0 all-time record against the Canucks, including a 12-12-5-0 home mark and a 10-13-6-0 road record.

2003-04 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
26 Cole 28 5 12 17
92 O'Neill 29 2 14 16
63 Vasicek 29 9 5 14
12 Staal 29 5 8 13
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 7 2.97 0-3-2 .878
80 Weekes 24 2.09 8-10-5 .920
CANUCKS
GP G A TP
19 Naslund 28 15 21 36
44 Bertuzzi 29 8 22 30
7 Morrison 29 11 15 26
22 D.Sedin 29 3 14 17
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
35 Auld 1 0.92 0-0-1 .964
1 Hedberg 9 2.17 5-2-2 .901
39 Cloutier 19 2.29 10-7-2 .915

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