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HURRICANES ADD 10 GAMES TO 2002-03 TELEVISION BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Thursday, 01.23.2003 / 7:47 AM / News
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HURRICANES ADD 10 GAMES TO 2002-03 TELEVISION BROADCAST SCHEDULE

GAMES AVAILABLE ON TIME WARNER DIGITAL CABLE

DURHAM, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2002) – Ken Lehner, Vice President of Marketing Communications for the Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will add an additional 10 games to its television broadcast schedule. In a unique partnership with WRAZ-TV/DT and Time Warner Cable, the 10 games will be shown in High-Definition on WRAZ-DT.

Nothing demonstrates the advantages of HDTV like live sports, and the fast-paced nature of hockey showcases this new technology especially well. Digital viewers will be able to see the players like never before, and the 16:9 wide aspect ratio of HDTV along with the exceptional resolution will offer hockey fans unprecedented field of view and clarity.

“HD captures all the incredible excitement of NHL action,” said Tommy Schenck, General Manager, FOX 50 WRAZ-TV/DT. “It really adds a whole new dimension to the game.”

“We are excited to be working with WRAZ and the Hurricanes to bring this exclusive programming to Time Warner Cable,” said Tom Adams, President of the Raleigh-Fayetteville division of Time Warner Cable. “The 10 HD games will not be available on the satellite TV services.”

The Carolina Hurricanes’ 2002 NHL Eastern Conference Championship title propelled local hockey support to new levels, and as area hockey enthusiasm continues to grow, these High-Definition broadcasts will provide the local fan-base with the highest quality sports coverage.

“This emerging technology is incredible for our sport,” said Ken Lehner, VP of Marketing Communications of the Carolina Hurricanes. “This will only fuel the growing enthusiasm for Carolina Hurricanes hockey. The Hurricanes will be just the fourth team in the NHL that will be broadcasting in HD with a local rights holder.”

To watch this select, ten-game package in High-Definition, viewers with High-Definition displays can turn to WRAZ-DT (channel 49.1 or 49.2 DTV) or to Time Warner Digital Cable channel 250. Time Warner Digital subscribers without a High-Definition display will be able to watch a standard definition broadcast of the game on digital channel 251.

Games to be carried on WRAZ-DT:

November 27      7:00 p.m.      vs. Vancouver
December 18      7:00 p.m.      vs. Tampa Bay
January 12       5:00 p.m.      vs. Colorado
January 20       7:00 p.m.      vs. St. Louis
February 23      1:30 p.m.      vs. Anaheim
March 4          7:00 p.m.      vs. Boston
March 7          7:00 p.m.      vs. Minnesota
March 10         7:00 p.m.      vs. Columbus
March 25         7:00 p.m.      vs. Toronto
March 29         7:00 p.m.      vs. Buffalo

Note:  This schedule is subject to change.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
3 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 62 12 28 -18 40
E. Staal 57 18 20 -12 38
E. Lindholm 61 11 16 -18 27
J. Skinner 57 16 10 -17 26
N. Gerbe 58 7 16 -10 23
R. Nash 59 7 15 -10 22
V. Rask 60 8 12 -16 20
J. McClement 62 6 13 3 19
J. Staal 26 4 12 -4 16
A. Nestrasil 34 4 11 4 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 17 20 4 .911 2.43
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .905 2.61