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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. OTTAWA

Monday, 01.19.2004 / 4:05 PM ET / News
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Pre-Game Skate: HURRICANES vs. OTTAWA
CAROLINA HURRICANES (15-20-9-2, 41 pts., 4th Southeast Division)
vs.
OTTAWA SENATORS (24-12-7-3, 58 pts., 2nd Northeast Division)
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m., RBC Center, Raleigh, N.C.

GAME NIGHT
The Carolina Hurricanes play host to the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday in the second game of a two-game home stand, and the first game of a back-to-back set for Carolina. Following Tuesday’s 7 p.m. game at the RBC Center, the Hurricanes will travel to New Jersey for a Wednesday evening meeting with the Devils.

Right wing Jeff O’Neill currently leads the Hurricanes in points (25) and assists (17). O’Neill tied Pat Verbeek (192) for fifth on the franchise’s all-time goal-scoring list with his hat trick at Atlanta on Jan. 16. On Jan. 11, O’Neill passed Verbeek (403) and took sole possession of third place on the franchise’s all-time points list with an assist on Eric Staal’s goal. Forward Josef Vasicek leads the team in goals (12), power-play goals (5) and ranks second with 22 points.

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

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Jan. 20 Tuesday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 21 Wednesday Continental Airlines Arena 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 22 Thursday RBC Center 11 a.m.
Jan. 23 Friday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 24 Saturday RecZone 11:45 a.m.
Jan. 25 Sunday none
Jan. 26 Monday RBC Center 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Tuesday Air Canada Center 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 28 Wednesday RBC Center 11 a.m.

CAROLINA NOTES
Hurricanes captain Ron Francis is one goal shy of Maurice Richard (544) on the NHL’s all-time goal-scoring list… Hurricanes winger Jeff O’Neill will take sole possession of fifth on the franchise’s all-time goal-scoring list with his next marker.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 10-8-6-1
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 5-12-3-1
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 23-of-213 (10.8%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 160-of-195 (82.1%)

CAROLINA INJURY UPDATE
The Hurricanes have no injuries to report.

CAROLINA / SENATORS NOTES
The Hurricanes and the Senators meet for the third of four match ups this season, and the second of two games in nine days at the RBC Center. Ottawa downed the Hurricanes 6-1 in the teams’ first meeting, Nov. 20 at Corel Centre. Carolina tied the teams’ second game when Erik Cole went end-to-end and scored to make it 2-2 with 3:29 remaining in regulation. The teams will round 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 28-18-8-0 against the Senators all time, including a 16-6-4-0 home record and a 12-12-4-0 record in Ottawa.

2003-04 SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

HURRICANES
GP G A TP
92 O'Neill 46 8 17 25
63 Vasicek 46 12 10 22
12 Staal 46 9 12 21
26 Cole 45 7 14 21
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Storr 11 3.04 0-6-2 .876
80 Weekes 40 2.15 15-16-7 .917
SENATORS
GP G A TP
18 Hossa 45 22 26 48
11 Alfredsson 44 18 26 44
39 Spezza 46 14 20 34
9 Havlat 36 12 22 34
Goalies GP GAA W-L-T SV%
1 Emery 1 1.00 1-0-0 .964
31 Prusek 16 1.90 9-4-1 .926
40 Lalime 31 2.11 14-11-6 .914

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Skinner 82 28 23 -2 51
V. Rask 80 21 27 -6 48
J. Staal 82 20 28 6 48
E. Lindholm 82 11 28 -23 39
J. Faulk 64 16 21 -22 37
J. Nordstrom 71 10 14 1 24
A. Nestrasil 55 9 14 4 23
R. Nash 64 9 13 -5 22
N. Hanifin 79 4 18 -14 22
J. Slavin 63 2 18 1 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 23 17 10 .909 2.41
E. Lack 12 14 6 .901 2.81