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PREVIEW: Hurricanes at Penguins

Thursday, 11.03.2005 / 9:23 AM / 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 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 43 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 48 10 19 -13 29
E. Lindholm 48 9 11 -12 20
R. Nash 48 7 13 -4 20
J. Tlusty 41 12 7 -12 19
J. Skinner 43 10 9 -8 19
N. Gerbe 44 5 13 -4 18
V. Rask 48 6 9 -10 15
A. Sekera 46 1 14 -6 15
J. McClement 48 1 9 -2 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 11 17 4 .914 2.37
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .914 2.41