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HURRICANES PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN KATRINA FUNDRAISING EFFORTS

Friday, 09.2.2005 / 1:39 PM ET / News
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HURRICANES PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN KATRINA FUNDRAISING EFFORTS
Ward, Wallin to attend downtown concert; Adams and Boulerice to answer phones for telethon

RALEIGH, NC –
Carolina Hurricanes players will take part in a pair of fundraising efforts for the victims of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday and Tuesday. Defensemen Aaron Ward and Niclas Wallin will sign autographs at the Budweiser Raleigh Downtown Live event on Saturday. Forwards Kevyn Adams and Jesse Boulerice will take part in WRAL’s Hurricane Katrina Relief Telethon on Tuesday night, taking donations from callers over the telephone.

Budweiser Raleigh Downtown Live, a joint partnership between Deep South Entertainment and the City of Raleigh Convention Center, is sponsored by Curtis Media Group and Budweiser. It will be held Saturday at Moore Square, which is located at the corner of Blount and Martin streets in downtown Raleigh. The event begins at 2 p.m. and concludes following fireworks around 11 p.m. The American Red Cross will be on hand to accept cash-only donations for the relief efforts in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast. Ward and Wallin will sign autographs beginning at 3 p.m. Hurricanes mascot Stormy and members of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina Storm Squad will also be in attendance. Saturday Night Special, featuring four original members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, will perform at the free concert event, along with The Silos, Little Texas and Jason Michael Carroll. For more information, please visit raleighdowntownlive.com.

WRAL-TV will host a Hurricanes Relief Special beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night. The television program will air from 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., and the telethon itself will continue until 10 p.m. The program will raise money for the American Red Cross’ relief efforts at the Gulf Coast and draw attention to various ways the public can help.

Adams will also attend StormAid at Womble Park in Holly Springs on Saturday, Sept. 10. The event, which will raise money for the American Red Cross, includes live music and will take place from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Adams will sign autographs from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. For more information about StormAid, please call (919) 557-2901.

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help the victims of this disaster and thousands of other disasters across the country each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need. Call 1-800-HELP NOW or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish). Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting redcross.org.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 68 20 27 -13 47
J. Faulk 73 14 32 -18 46
E. Lindholm 72 16 20 -21 36
J. Skinner 68 18 12 -22 30
V. Rask 71 11 19 -12 30
R. Nash 67 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 69 7 17 -13 24
J. McClement 73 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 45 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 37 4 15 -9 19
 
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A. Khudobin 8 15 5 .903 2.62