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PREVIEW: Hurricanes at Penguins

Thursday, 11.3.2005 / 9:23 AM ET / News
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PREVIEW: Hurricanes at Penguins

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Saturday, October 29, 2005, 7:30 p.m.
Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
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Hurricanes:
7-2-1 (15 pts.)
Penguins: 1-4-5 (7 pts.)

Against the Penguins
Saturday marks the second of four match ups between the Hurricanes and Penguins this season. The teams met on Oct. 7, the Hurricanes’ first home game of 2005-06, and went to a shootout with Carolina taking the win 4-3. Following Saturday’s game, the teams will next meet at the RBC Center on Feb. 10 and finish the season series in Pittsburgh on March 4. Carolina and Pittsburgh met four times during the 2003-04 season with the Hurricanes earning points in every game and finishing with a 2-0-1-1 record against the Penguins (Pittsburgh: 1-1-1-1). Defenseman Dick Tarnstrom led all Penguins skaters with four points (1g. 3a) in the four 2003-04 meetings, while Radim Vrbata paced the Canes with three goals and an assist (4 points).

Milestone Watch

  • Center Kevyn Adams will earn his 100th NHL point with his next goal or assist.
  • Center Josef Vasicek played in his 300th NHL/Hurricanes game in Carolina’s 4-0 win at Washington on Oct. 22.
  • Defenseman Glen Wesley passed Kevin Dineen (708) for second place on the franchise games-played list on Oct. 20 at Toronto
  • Hurricanes coach Peter Laviolette earned his 100th NHL coaching win with Carolina’s 6-1 win at New Jersey on Oct. 15.

Television: Fox Sports Net, also high definition across the Raleigh/Durham television market, for customers of Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network. Time Warner Cable (Raleigh/Durham) - channel 292, DirecTV - channel 79, Dish Network - channel 9467 or 9428
Radio: Hurricanes Radio Network – WWMY 102.9 FM (Raleigh – flagship), WYSR 1590 AM (High Point), WMFD 630 AM (Wilmington)
Internet: www.carolinahurricanes.com

Hurricanes Practice Schedule
Oct. 29 Saturday Mellon Arena 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 30 Sunday RecZone 12:00 p.m.
Oct. 31 Monday OFF
Nov. 1 Tuesday RecZone 11:00 a.m.
Nov. 2 Wednesday RBC Center 10:00 a.m.
Nov. 3 Thursday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 4 Friday RecZone 11:00 a.m.
Nov. 5 Saturday RBC Center 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 6 Sunday RBC Center (optional) TBD
Nov. 7 Monday RecZone 11:00 a.m.
Nov. 8 Tuesday RecZone 12:00 p.m.

Injury Report
The Hurricanes have no injuries to report.

Carolina
GP
G
A
PTS
12 Staal
10
9
9
18
17 Brind'Amour
10
6
6
12
8 Cullen
10
7
3
10
61 Stillman
10
4
6
10

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L-OT
SV %
29 Gerber
4
2.47
3-1-0
.918
30 Ward
8
3.07
4-1-1
.895

Penguins
GP
G
A
PTS
87 Crosby
10
2
12
14
33 Pallfy
10
4
8
12
8 Recchi
10
2
10
12

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L-OT
SV %
31 Caron
5
3.95
1-0-3
.883
41 Thibault
4
5.65
0-3-1
.857

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 50 37 9 4 163 112 78
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
7 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
8 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
9 NYI 50 26 18 6 135 126 58
10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 50 23 18 9 119 130 55
12 MTL 53 25 24 4 142 142 54
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 53 15 19 -13 34
V. Rask 51 12 19 1 31
K. Versteeg 52 10 21 1 31
J. Skinner 53 18 12 -3 30
J. Staal 53 12 18 7 30
E. Staal 53 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 53 8 16 -8 24
A. Nestrasil 46 7 12 -1 19
J. Nordstrom 42 5 9 2 14
R. Hainsey 53 3 11 -12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 15 11 5 .905 2.43
E. Lack 9 10 3 .901 2.74
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