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FORMER ASSOCIATED PRESS EDITOR DAVID DROSCHAK TO SERVE AS LEAD WRITER FOR CAROLINAHURRICANES.COM

Wednesday, 07.20.2005 / 4:16 PM ET / News
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FORMER ASSOCIATED PRESS EDITOR DAVID DROSCHAK TO SERVE AS LEAD WRITER FOR CAROLINAHURRICANES.COM
RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the Hurricanes have hired former Associated Press Sports Editor David Droschak to serve as lead writer for the team’s official website, CarolinaHurricanes.com. Droschak, who spent 21 years covering sports in North Carolina, will cover the team for the website starting immediately.

"David brings loads of experience and knowledge to our website," said Rutherford. "His is one of the most respected names among the sports media in the Triangle and he brings instant credibility to CarolinaHurricanes.com."

Droschak will cover all of the team’s home games, as well as providing regular analysis and feature stories for CarolinaHurricanes.com, the top source of news and information about the Hurricanes. Droschak is the only writer in the Triangle to have covered the Carolina Hurricanes every season since the organization moved to North Carolina. He was named the North Carolina sportswriter of the year in 2003 and retired from The Associated Press after 21 years to form the Raleigh-based public relations firm Hughes-Droschak Communications. Droschak, 44, wrote more than 15,000 stories during his two-decade career with the largest news gathering organization in the world, including Carolina’s thrilling run to the Stanley Cup finals in 2002.

Droschak grew up in Penn Hills, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh, and was an avid hockey fan. He followed the Pittsburgh Penguins as a kid, watching Hurricanes General Manager Jim Rutherford as a goalie in the early 1970s. Droschak has one son, Preston (12), and lives in Apex.

For more information, please contact Director of Media Relations Mike Sundheim at (919) 861-5477. For more information on Hughes-Droschak Communications, please visit www.hughesdroschak.com.

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  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

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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