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PREVIEW: Hurricanes at Penguins

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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 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 68 20 27 -13 47
J. Faulk 73 14 32 -18 46
E. Lindholm 72 16 20 -21 36
J. Skinner 68 18 12 -22 30
V. Rask 71 11 19 -12 30
R. Nash 67 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 69 7 17 -13 24
J. McClement 73 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 45 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 37 4 15 -9 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 19 21 5 .910 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 5 .903 2.62