2001–02 Carolina Hurricanes · NHL
2001–02 record 35-26-16-5
Goals for 217
Goals against 217
General Manager Jim Rutherford
Coach Paul Maurice
Captain Ron Francis
Arena RBC Center
Team Leaders
Goals Jeff O'Neill (31)
Assists Ron Francis (50)
Points Ron Francis (77)
Penalties in minutes Darren Langdon (106)
Wins Arturs Irbe (20)
Goals against average Arturs Irbe (2.54)
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The 2001–02 Carolina Hurricanes season was the franchise's 23rd season in the National Hockey League and 5th as the Hurricanes.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NHL Draft[edit | edit source]

Main article: 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 15 Igor Knyazev Defense Flag of Russia Russia Moscow Spartak (Russia)
2 46 Mike Zigomanis Centre Flag of Canada Canada Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

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.

Game log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 5, 2001 3–1 New York Rangers (2001–02) 1–0–0–0
2 W October 7, 2001 3–0 Dallas Stars (2001–02) 2–0–0–0
3 L October 9, 2001 2–6 Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 2–1–0–0
4 L October 11, 2001 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 2–2–0–0
5 W October 13, 2001 5–2 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 3–2–0–0
6 L October 17, 2001 0–4 New York Islanders (2001–02) 3–3–0–0
7 L October 18, 2001 1–2 OT @ New York Islanders (2001–02) 3–3–0–1
8 W October 20, 2001 2–1 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 4–3–0–1
9 L October 23, 2001 1–5 @ Colorado Avalanche (2001–02) 4–4–0–1
10 W October 24, 2001 7–3 @ Minnesota Wild (2001–02) 5–4–0–1
11 L October 26, 2001 2–3 OT New York Islanders (2001–02) 5–4–0–2
12 W October 28, 2001 3–2 OT Los Angeles Kings (2001–02) 6–4–0–2
13 L October 30, 2001 2–5 Detroit Red Wings (2001–02) 6–5–0–2
14 L November 1, 2001 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (2001–02) 6–6–0–2
15 W November 2, 2001 3–2 New York Rangers (2001–02) 7–6–0–2
16 W November 4, 2001 1–0 OT Phoenix Coyotes (2001–02) 8–6–0–2
17 T November 6, 2001 2–2 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 8–6–1–2
18 W November 8, 2001 3–2 @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 9–6–1–2
19 W November 9, 2001 3–2 San Jose Sharks (2001–02) 10–6–1–2
20 T November 11, 2001 1–1 OT Edmonton Oilers (2001–02) 10–6–2–2
21 L November 13, 2001 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (2001–02) 10–7–2–2
22 T November 15, 2001 1–1 OT @ Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 10–7–3–2
23 L November 17, 2001 0–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 10–8–3–2
24 W November 19, 2001 5–2 Columbus Blue Jackets (2001–02) 11–8–3–2
25 T November 21, 2001 4–4 OT @ Dallas Stars (2001–02) 11–8–4–2
26 L November 25, 2001 0–4 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 11–9–4–2
27 W November 27, 2001 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 12–9–4–2
28 L November 29, 2001 0–5 @ New York Rangers (2001–02) 12–10–4–2
29 L November 30, 2001 2–6 @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 12–11–4–2
30 L December 2, 2001 3–4 OT Washington Capitals (2001–02) 12–11–4–3
31 L December 4, 2001 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 12–12–4–3
32 W December 8, 2001 3–2 @ Florida Panthers (2001–02) 13–12–4–3
33 W December 10, 2001 4–3 OT @ New York Rangers (2001–02) 14–12–4–3
34 W December 12, 2001 4–1 Florida Panthers (2001–02) 15–12–4–3
35 L December 14, 2001 2–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 15–12–4–4
36 W December 16, 2001 7–0 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 16–12–4–4
37 L December 18, 2001 1–5 Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 16–13–4–4
38 W December 21, 2001 5–4 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 17–13–4–4
39 L December 22, 2001 3–4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 17–13–4–5
40 W December 26, 2001 4–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 18–13–4–5
41 W December 27, 2001 3–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 19–13–4–5
42 T December 30, 2001 5–5 OT @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 19–13–5–5
43 W December 31, 2001 5–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 20–13–5–5
44 L January 2, 2002 3–6 Boston Bruins (2001–02) 20–14–5–5
45 L January 5, 2002 1–2 New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 20–15–5–5
46 L January 6, 2002 3–4 Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 20–16–5–5
47 W January 10, 2002 4–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (2001–02) 21–16–5–5
48 L January 12, 2002 1–7 @ Vancouver Canucks (2001–02) 21–17–5–5
49 W January 15, 2002 2–0 Minnesota Wild (2001–02) 22–17–5–5
50 T January 17, 2002 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 22–17–6–5
51 T January 19, 2002 3–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 22–17–7–5
52 L January 21, 2002 5–7 Vancouver Canucks (2001–02) 22–18–7–5
53 T January 23, 2002 2–2 OT Nashville Predators (2001–02) 22–18–8–5
54 T January 25, 2002 1–1 OT Florida Panthers (2001–02) 22–18–9–5
55 L January 26, 2002 2–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 22–19–9–5
56 T January 29, 2002 2–2 OT Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 22–19–10–5
57 W January 30, 2002 3–1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 23–19–10–5
58 T February 5, 2002 3–3 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 23–19–11–5
59 L February 7, 2002 1–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (2001–02) 23–20–11–5
60 W February 8, 2002 4–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2001–02) 24–20–11–5
61 L February 10, 2002 0–4 @ San Jose Sharks (2001–02) 24–21–11–5
62 L February 26, 2002 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 24–22–11–5
63 W February 28, 2002 6–2 @ Boston Bruins (2001–02) 25–22–11–5
64 W March 2, 2002 4–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 26–22–11–5
65 W March 5, 2002 2–1 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (2001–02) 27–22–11–5
66 W March 7, 2002 3–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 28–22–11–5
67 T March 8, 2002 2–2 OT Washington Capitals (2001–02) 28–22–12–5
68 T March 11, 2002 3–3 OT Calgary Flames (2001–02) 28–22–13–5
69 L March 16, 2002 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 28–23–13–5
70 T March 18, 2002 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 28–23–14–5
71 W March 21, 2002 3–2 Florida Panthers (2001–02) 29–23–14–5
72 W March 23, 2002 4–2 @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 30–23–14–5
73 L March 26, 2002 2–3 Boston Bruins (2001–02) 30–24–14–5
74 W March 28, 2002 4–1 Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 31–24–14–5
75 W March 30, 2002 2–0 @ Boston Bruins (2001–02) 32–24–14–5
76 L April 2, 2002 3–4 @ Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 32–25–14–5
77 L April 3, 2002 2–3 New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 32–26–14–5
78 T April 7, 2002 1–1 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 32–26–15–5
79 W April 8, 2002 2–1 @ New York Islanders (2001–02) 33–26–15–5
80 W April 10, 2002 4–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 34–26–15–5
81 W April 12, 2002 3–1 @ Florida Panthers (2001–02) 35–26–15–5
82 T April 14, 2002 2–2 OT @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 35–26–16–5

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Forwards[edit | edit source]

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
Rod Brind'Amour
Bates Battaglia

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Defencemen[edit | edit source]

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

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Sean Hill
Sandis Ozolinsh
Marek Malik

Goaltending[edit | edit source]

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

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Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Stanley Cup finals[edit | edit source]

Detroit vs. Carolina
Date Away Home
June 4 Carolina 3 2 Detroit OT
June 6 Carolina 1 3 Detroit
June 8 Detroit 3 2 Carolina 3OT1
June 10 Detroit 3 0 Carolina
June 13 Carolina 1 3 Detroit
Detroit wins series 4–1
and Stanley Cup
Nicklas Lidstrom (Detroit)
wins Conn Smythe Trophy

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


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