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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 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