2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes Season
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2001%E2%80%9302 Carolina Hurricanes Season
2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes
Eastern Conference champions
Southeast Division champions
Division1st Southeast
2001-02 record35-26-16-5
Goals for217
Goals against217
Team information
General managerJim Rutherford
CoachPaul Maurice
CaptainRon Francis
Alternate captainsRod Brind'Amour
Glen Wesley
ArenaRBC Center
Team leaders
GoalsJeff O'Neill (31)
AssistsRon Francis (50)
PointsRon Francis (77)
Penalty minutesDarren Langdon (106)
WinsArturs Irbe (20)
Goals against averageArturs Irbe (2.54)

The 2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes season was the franchise's 23rd season in the National Hockey League and fifth as the Hurricanes. The Hurricanes made it as far as the Stanley Cup Finals, but lost in five games to the Detroit Red Wings.

Regular season

The Hurricanes had the most power-play opportunities of all 30 NHL teams, with 391.[1]

Final standings

Southeast Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Carolina Hurricanes 82 35 26 16 5 217 217 91
2 9 Washington Capitals 82 36 33 11 2 228 240 85
3 13 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 27 40 11 4 178 219 69
4 14 Florida Panthers 82 22 44 10 6 180 250 60
5 15 Atlanta Thrashers 82 19 47 11 5 187 288 54

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; OTL = Overtime loss; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
         Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.

Eastern Conference[2]
R Div GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 Z- Boston Bruins NE 82 43 24 6 9 236 201 101
2 Y- Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 42 27 10 3 234 192 97
3 Y- Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 35 26 16 5 217 217 91
4 X- Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 43 25 10 4 249 207 100
5 X- New York Islanders AT 82 42 28 8 4 239 220 96
6 X- New Jersey Devils AT 82 41 28 9 4 205 187 95
7 X- Ottawa Senators NE 82 39 27 9 7 243 208 94
8 X- Montreal Canadiens NE 82 36 31 12 3 207 209 87
8.5
9 Washington Capitals SE 82 36 33 11 2 228 240 85
10 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 35 35 11 1 213 200 82
11 New York Rangers AT 82 36 38 4 4 227 258 80
12 Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 28 41 8 5 198 249 69
13 Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 27 40 11 4 178 219 69
14 Florida Panthers SE 82 22 44 10 6 180 250 60
15 Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 19 47 11 5 187 288 54

Divisions: AT - Atlantic, NE - Northeast, SE - Southeast

Z - Clinched Conference; Y - Clinched Division; X - Clinched Playoff spot


Schedule and results

October

Record for the month 6-5-0-2 (Home 4-4-0-1 Away 2-1-0-1)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
1 W October 5, 2001 3-1 New York Rangers (2001-02) 1-0-0-0 18,730
2 W October 7, 2001 3-0 Dallas Stars (2001-02) 2-0-0-0 15,365
3 L October 9, 2001 2-6 Ottawa Senators (2001-02) 2-1-0-0 10,052
4 L October 11, 2001 2-3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001-02) 2-2-0-0 14,106
5 W October 13, 2001 5-2 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001-02) 3-2-0-0 18,545
6 L October 17, 2001 0-4 New York Islanders (2001-02) 3-3-0-0 12,237
7 OTL October 18, 2001 1-2 OT @ New York Islanders (2001-02) 3-3-0-1 9,647
8 W October 20, 2001 2-1 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2001-02) 4-3-0-1 14,219
9 L October 23, 2001 1-5 @ Colorado Avalanche (2001-02) 4-4-0-1 18,007
10 W October 24, 2001 7-3 @ Minnesota Wild (2001-02) 5-4-0-1 18,064
11 OTL October 26, 2001 2-3 OT New York Islanders (2001-02) 5-4-0-2 18,730
12 W October 28, 2001 3-2 OT Los Angeles Kings (2001-02) 6-4-0-2 14,355
13 L October 30, 2001 2-5 Detroit Red Wings (2001-02) 6-5-0-2 18,730

November

Record for the month 6-6-4-0 (Home 4-1-2-0 Away 2-4-2-0)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
14 L November 1, 2001 3-4 @ St. Louis Blues (2001-02) 6-6-0-2 16,970
15 W November 2, 2001 3-2 New York Rangers (2001-02) 7-6-0-2 18,730
16 W November 4, 2001 1-0 OT Phoenix Coyotes (2001-02) 8-6-0-2 12,599
17 T November 6, 2001 2-2 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (2001-02) 8-6-1-2 15,938
18 W November 8, 2001 3-2 @ Washington Capitals (2001-02) 9-6-1-2 15,372
19 W November 9, 2001 3-2 San Jose Sharks (2001-02) 10-6-1-2 17,387
20 T November 11, 2001 1-1 OT Edmonton Oilers (2001-02) 10-6-2-2 12,390
21 L November 13, 2001 3-4 @ Detroit Red Wings (2001-02) 10-7-2-2 20,058
22 T November 15, 2001 1-1 OT @ Ottawa Senators (2001-02) 10-7-3-2 14,117
23 L November 17, 2001 0-2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-02) 10-8-3-2 19,758
24 W November 19, 2001 5-2 Columbus Blue Jackets (2001-02) 11-8-3-2 12,479
25 T November 21, 2001 4-4 OT @ Dallas Stars (2001-02) 11-8-4-2 18,532
26 L November 25, 2001 0-4 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-02) 11-9-4-2 13,561
27 W November 27, 2001 5-2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001-02) 12-9-4-2 19,258
28 L November 29, 2001 0-5 @ New York Rangers (2001-02) 12-10-4-2 17,542
29 L November 30, 2001 2-6 @ Washington Capitals (2001-02) 12-11-4-2 17,372

December

Record for the month 8-2-1-3 (Home 3-2-0-1 Away 5-0-1-2)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
30 OTL December 2, 2001 3-4 OT Washington Capitals (2001-02) 12-11-4-3 18,730
31 L December 4, 2001 2-4 Buffalo Sabres (2001-02) 12-12-4-3 11,838
32 W December 8, 2001 3-2 @ Florida Panthers (2001-02) 13-12-4-3 15,774
33 W December 10, 2001 4-3 OT @ New York Rangers (2001-02) 14-12-4-3 17,554
34 W December 12, 2001 4-1 Florida Panthers (2001-02) 15-12-4-3 10,281
35 OTL December 14, 2001 2-3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (2001-02) 15-12-4-4 15,787
36 W December 16, 2001 7-0 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001-02) 16-12-4-4 14,226
37 L December 18, 2001 1-5 Ottawa Senators (2001-02) 16-13-4-4 11,166
38 W December 21, 2001 5-4 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2001-02) 17-13-4-4 17,288
39 OTL December 22, 2001 3-4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001-02) 17-13-4-5 19,685
40 W December 26, 2001 4-3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001-02) 18-13-4-5 18,730
41 W December 27, 2001 3-2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-02) 19-13-4-5 16,413
42 T December 30, 2001 5-5 OT @ Washington Capitals (2001-02) 19-13-5-5 18,672
43 W December 31, 2001 5-4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2001-02) 20-13-5-5 18,173

January

Record for the month 3-6-5-0 (Home 1-4-4-0 Away 2-2-1-0)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
44 L January 2, 2002 3-6 Boston Bruins (2001-02) 20-14-5-5 12,404
45 L January 5, 2002 1-2 New Jersey Devils (2001-02) 20-15-5-5 18,730
46 L January 6, 2002 3-4 Philadelphia Flyers (2001-02) 20-16-5-5 18,730
47 W January 10, 2002 4-1 @ Edmonton Oilers (2001-02) 21-16-5-5 16,322
48 L January 12, 2002 1-7 @ Vancouver Canucks (2001-02) 21-17-5-5 18,422
49 W January 15, 2002 2-0 Minnesota Wild (2001-02) 22-17-5-5 10,712
50 T January 17, 2002 1-1 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001-02) 22-17-6-5 16,589
51 T January 19, 2002 3-3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (2001-02) 22-17-7-5 19,040
52 L January 21, 2002 5-7 Vancouver Canucks (2001-02) 22-18-7-5 10,526
53 T January 23, 2002 2-2 OT Nashville Predators (2001-02) 22-18-8-5 11,129
54 T January 25, 2002 1-1 OT Florida Panthers (2001-02) 22-18-9-5 18,730
55 L January 26, 2002 2-4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001-02) 22-19-9-5 19,747
56 T January 29, 2002 2-2 OT Buffalo Sabres (2001-02) 22-19-10-5 18,730
57 W January 30, 2002 3-1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-02) 23-19-10-5 13,234

February

Record for the month 2-3-1-0 (Home 0-0-1-0 Away 2-3-0-0)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
58 T February 5, 2002 3-3 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (2001-02) 23-19-11-5 18,730
59 L February 7, 2002 1-2 @ Los Angeles Kings (2001-02) 23-20-11-5 15,960
60 W February 8, 2002 4-1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2001-02) 24-20-11-5 10,589
61 L February 10, 2002 0-4 @ San Jose Sharks (2001-02) 24-21-11-5 17,486
62 L February 26, 2002 1-4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001-02) 24-22-11-5 19,359
63 W February 28, 2002 6-2 @ Boston Bruins (2001-02) 25-22-11-5 16,850

March

Record for the month 7-2-3-0 (Home 2-1-3-0 Away 5-1-0-0)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
64 W March 2, 2002 4-3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001-02) 26-22-11-5 21,204
65 W March 5, 2002 2-1 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (2001-02) 27-22-11-5 13,255
66 W March 7, 2002 3-1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001-02) 28-22-11-5 15,111
67 T March 8, 2002 2-2 OT Washington Capitals (2001-02) 28-22-12-5 18,730
68 T March 11, 2002 3-3 OT Calgary Flames (2001-02) 28-22-13-5 12,665
69 L March 16, 2002 2-3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001-02) 28-23-13-5 21,273
70 T March 18, 2002 1-1 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001-02) 28-23-14-5 16,472
71 W March 21, 2002 3-2 Florida Panthers (2001-02) 29-23-14-5 15,088
72 W March 23, 2002 4-2 @ New Jersey Devils (2001-02) 30-23-14-5 18,099
73 L March 26, 2002 2-3 Boston Bruins (2001-02) 30-24-14-5 18,005
74 W March 28, 2002 4-1 Philadelphia Flyers (2001-02) 31-24-14-5 18,730
75 W March 30, 2002 2-0 @ Boston Bruins (2001-02) 32-24-14-5 17,565

April

Record for the month 3-2-2-0 (Home 1-1-1-0 Away 2-1-1-0)

No. R Date Score Opponent Record Attendance
76 L April 2, 2002 3-4 @ Ottawa Senators (2001-02) 32-25-14-5 16,371
77 L April 3, 2002 2-3 New Jersey Devils (2001-02) 32-26-14-5 16,587
78 T April 7, 2002 1-1 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2001-02) 32-26-15-5 18,730
79 W April 8, 2002 2-1 @ New York Islanders (2001-02) 33-26-15-5 13,729
80 W April 10, 2002 4-2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-02) 34-26-15-5 18,210
81 W April 12, 2002 3-1 @ Florida Panthers (2001-02) 35-26-15-5 19,250
82 T April 14, 2002 2-2 OT @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001-02) 35-26-16-5 18,545

Player statistics

Forwards

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Ron Francis 80 27 50 77 18
Sami Kapanen 77 27 42 69 23
Jeff O'Neill 76 31 33 64 63
Rod Brind'Amour 81 23 32 55 40
Bates Battaglia 82 21 25 46 44

[3]

Defensemen

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Sean Hill 49 7 23 30 60
Sandis Ozolinsh 46 4 19 23 34
Marek Malik 82 4 19 23 88

Goaltending

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

Player GP MIN W L T SO GAA
Tom Barrasso 34 1908 13 12 5 2 2.61
Arturs Irbe 51 2974 20 19 11 3 2.54
Kevin Weekes 2 120 2 0 0 0 1.50

[3]

Playoffs

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

Carolina Hurricanes (3) vs. New Jersey Devils (6)

Game-by-Game Score
1 April 17 at Hurricanes 2, Devils 1
2 April 19 OT at Hurricanes 2, Devils 1
3 April 21 at Devils 4, Hurricanes 0
4 April 23 at Devils 3, Hurricanes 1
5 April 24 OT at Hurricanes 3, Devils 2
6 April 27 Hurricanes 1, at Devils 0
Hurricanes win series 4-2

Eastern Conference Semifinals

Carolina Hurricanes (3) vs. Montreal Canadiens (8)

Game-by-Game Score
1 May 3 at Hurricanes 2, Canadiens 0
2 May 5 Canadiens 4, at Hurricanes 1
3 May 7 OT at Canadiens 2, Hurricanes 1
4 May 9 OT Hurricanes 4, at Canadiens 3
5 May 12 at Hurricanes 5, Canadiens 1
6 May 13 Hurricanes 8, at Canadiens 2
Hurricanes win series 4-2

Eastern Conference Finals

Carolina Hurricanes (3) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (4)

Game-by-Game Score
1 May 16 Maple Leafs 2, at Hurricanes 1
2 May 19 OT at Hurricanes 2, Maple Leafs 1
3 May 21 OT Hurricanes 2, at Maple Leafs 1
4 May 23 Hurricanes 3, at Maple Leafs 0
5 May 25 Maple Leafs 1, at Hurricanes 0
6 May 28 OT Hurricanes 2, at Maple Leafs 1
Hurricanes win series 4-2

Stanley Cup Finals

Detroit Red Wings (W1) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (E3)

Game-by-Game Score
1 June 4 OT Hurricanes 3, at Red Wings 2
2 June 6 at Red Wings 3, Hurricanes 1
3 June 8 3OT Red Wings 3, at Hurricanes 2
4 June 10 Red Wings 3, at Hurricanes 0
5 June 13 at Red Wings 3, Hurricanes 1
Red Wings win series 4-1

Awards and honors

Draft picks

Carolina's picks at the 2001 NHL Entry Draft in Sunrise, Florida. The Hurricanes have the 15th overall pick.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 15 Igor Knyazev D  Russia Spartak Moscow (Russia)
2 46 Michael Zigomanis C  Canada Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
3 91 Kevin Estrada LW  Canada Chilliwack (BCHL)
4 110 Rob Zepp G  Canada Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
6 181 Daniel Boisclair G  Canada Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
7 211 Sean Curry D  United States Tri-City Americans (WHL)
8 244 Carter Trevisani D  Canada Ottawa 67's (OHL)
9 274 Peter Reynolds D  Canada North Bay Centennials (OHL)

[6]

Farm teams

American Hockey League

The Lowell Lock Monsters were the Hurricanes American Hockey League affiliate for the 2001-02 AHL season.

East Coast Hockey League

The Florida Everblades were the Hurricanes East Coast Hockey League affiliate.

Roster

References

  1. ^ https://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2002.html
  2. ^ "2001-2002 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ a b http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/leagues/seasons/teams/0009792002.html
  4. ^ http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SilverwareTrophyWinners.jsp?tro=KCT
  5. ^ http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SilverwareTrophyWinners.jsp?tro=LBT
  6. ^ http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/draft/nhl2001e.html

External links


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