LetsGoPens.com
Game Database 1967-2014 | Message Board
Logo image
Penguins Countdown:
Sections
blank image
Home
blank image
blank image
Schedule
blank image
blank image
Results
blank image
blank image
Standings
blank image
blank image
Pens Roster
blank image
blank image
Pens Stats
blank image
blank image
Pens Injuries
blank image
blank image
Pens Transactions
blank image
blank image
Newspaper Headlines
blank image
blank image
Practice Schedule
blank image
blank image
Pens Info
blank image
blank image
Tomas' Translations
blank image
blank image
Netwolf's Camp Reports
blank image
blank image
Multimedia
blank image
blank image
Pens History
blank image
blank image
Pens Records
blank image
blank image
NHL CBA
blank image
blank image
Pens Links
blank image
blank image
Contact
blank image
blank image
blank image
blank image
 
Support LetsGoPens.com!

 
Poll Question
In which place will the Pens finish this season in the Metropolitan Division?
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7rh
8th
     Results
 
Last Five Games
Record: 2-3-0
 5-5  NYR  2-0  W
 5-7  NYR  4-2  W
 5-9  NYR  1-5  L
 5-11  NYR  1-3  L
 5-13  NYR  1-2  L
 
Penguins lose to Hurricanes 3-2 - drop third straight game (9-Nov-2002)
The Penguins led 2-1 in the third period but give up two goals and lose 3-2. Jean-Sebastien Aubin got a rare start in net and despite making numerous difficult saves let in two soft goals. Martin Straka and Alexandre Daigle scored for Pittsburgh.
  • Lines began as: Morozov-Lemieux-Daigle, Straka-Hrdina-Kovalev, LaCouture-Primeau-Nieminen. Extra forwards McKenna and Manderville.
  • Defensive pairings: Tarnstrom-Moran, Bergevin-Rozsival and Pushor-Melichar. Extra defenseman: Jonsson.
  • Goaltender: Jean-Sebastien Aubin
  • Captain: Mario Lemieux
  • Alternate captains: Alexei Kovalev, Martin Straka.
  • The Penguins found themselves with 1:51 of 2-man advantage time at 13:22 of the first and...
  • ...Martin Straka cashed in with a power play goal at 14:42. Straka picked up a deflected Alexei Kovalev shot which bounced off a Carolina defender and he one-timed it into the net from out front.
    • Pittsburgh, Martin Straka 1 (power play) (Alexei Kovalev, Aleksey Morozov), 14:42
  • 1st period penalties: Pit, Kovalev, (Stick Holding) 1:19; Car, Cole, (Holding) 5:28; Car, Hill, (Tripping) 13:13; Car, Ward, (Interference) 13:22.
  • Shots after one period were 10-6 in favor of Pittsburgh.
  • Carolina tied it up at one when Kevyn Adams scored at 8:02 of the second. Adams picked up a Dick Tarnstrom turnover at the blue-line, beat Tarnstrom with a nice move and swatted a seemingly stoppable shot which in over Jean-Sebastien Aubin's left pad short-side.
    • Carolina, Kevyn Adams 2 (Unassisted), 8:02
  • The Hurricanes had 1:53 of 2-man advantage time at 11:56 but were unable to get one by Aubin who made several clutch stops.
  • 2nd period penalties: Pit, Moran, (Delay of Game) 1:00; Pit, Nieminen, (Tripping) 5:40; Pit, Moran, (Interference) 11:49; Pit, Nieminen, (Hooking) 11:56; Car, Svoboda, (Interference) 16:19.
  • Shots after two were 24-18 in favor of Carolina.
  • Alexandre Daigle gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 lead at 5:10 of the third. Daigle got to a puck out front, chipped the puck in the air, swatted at it and appeared to miss, and the puck fluttered over Kevin Weekes' blocker and in. The play was reviewed to determine whether Daigle hit the puck above the crossbar but it was allowed to stand.
    • Pittsburgh, Alexandre Daigle 4 (Mario Lemieux, Dick Tarnstrom), 5:10
  • Carolina tied the game with a David Tanabe power play goal just under two minutes later. Tanabe took a point-to-point pass from Rod Brind'Amour and ripped a one-time slapshot which Aubin got a piece of with his glove but was unable to keep out of the net.
    • Carolina, David Tanabe 2 (power play) (Rod Brind'Amour, Sami Kapanen), 7:09
  • Bates Battaglia scored the game-winner at 14:23. Battaglia skated out from behind the goal line and swept a soft shot by Aubin from below the right circle.
    • Carolina, Bates Battaglia 1 (Kevyn Adams), 14:23
  • 3rd period penalties: TB, Olvestad, (Tripping) 6:35; Pit, Hrdina, (Interference) 7:18.
  • Krzysztof Oliwa Ice-time Award: Hans Jonsson - 0:00 of ice-time.
  • Three Stars of the Game:
    1. Bates Battaglia, Car (1g)
    2. Kevyn Adams, Car (1g, 1a)
    3. David Tanabe, Car (1g)
  • Shots on goal: Pittsburgh - 26, Carolina - 31.
  • Power plays: Pittsburgh 1 of 5, Carolina 1 of 8.
  • Goalies: Pittsburgh, Jean-Sebastien Aubin (31 shots, 28 saves; record: 1-2-0).
    Carolina, Kevin Weekes (26 shots, 24 saves; record: 7-3-2).
  • Attendance: 18,730, a sellout, at the RBC Center.
  • Scratches: Andrew Ference (IR - hernia), Randy Robitaille (broken foot), Vladimir Vujtek (shoulder), Shean Donovan (leg) and Janne Laukkanen.
  • ESPN boxscore: http://sports.espn.go.com/nhl/boxscore?gameId=221109007
Scoring         1  2  3   T 
Penguins        1  0  1   2 
Hurricanes      0  1  2   3

Shots on goal   1  2  3   T 
Penguins       10  8  8  26 
Hurricanes      6 18  7  31


Back to main page

 
Advertisement



Copyright © 1995-2014, LetsGoPens.com - Privacy Policy   [10-33-289] Last modified: Sep 22, 2014 - 7:07am
e-mail Pittsburgh Penguins