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GAME NOTES: Carolina Hurricanes vs. N.J. Devils (Game 5)

Sunday, 05.14.2006 / 10:25 AM / News
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GAME NOTES: Carolina Hurricanes vs. N.J. Devils (Game 5)


Carolina Hurricanes vs. New Jersey Devils

Game 5, Eastern Conference Semifinals Series “J”
Sunday, May 14, 7 p.m. (ET)
RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

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Sunday's Game

The Carolina Hurricanes and the New Jersey Devils play Game 5 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinal series on Sunday at the RBC Center (7 p.m., FSN South, Hurricanes Radio Network). The Hurricanes advanced to the second round by virtue of a 4-2 series win against the Montreal

If a Game 6 is necessary, the Hurricanes will practice at the RBC Center on Tuesday at 11 a.m. before traveling to New Jersey.

Television: FSN
Radio: Hurricanes Radio Network – WWMY 102.9 FM (Raleigh – flagship), WYSR 1590 AM (High Point), WMFD 630 AM (Wilmington)
Internet: www.carolinahurricanes.com

Hurricanes Current Streaks

  • Center Eric Staal has earned points and in nine straight games (4/24-5/13: 4g, 10a)

  • Right wing Mark Recchi has earned points in each of the last three games (5/8-5/13: 2g, 1a)

Milestone Watch

  • Captain Rod Brind’Amour is 2 points shy of 100 NHL playoff points

Injury Report

  • Left wing Erik Cole, no timetable, fractured vertebra, missed last 21 games of the regular season and 10 playoff games

Hurricanes Practice Schedule

May 15 RBC Center 11 a.m.
May 16 Continental Airlines Arena 11:30 a.m.
May 17 RBC Center 12 p.m.
May 18 RBC Center 10:30 a.m.

*All times are local… Times and locations subject to change

Against the Devils

The Hurricanes and the Devils met four times during the 2005-06 regular season, with Carolina posting a 2-1-1 record. The Hurricanes outscored New Jersey 13-9 in the four games, with Carolina’s biggest victory coming in a 6-1 game at Continental Airlines Arena on Oct. 15. The Hurricanes posted a 4-1 win against New Jersey at the RBC Center on Dec. 17, and suffered 4-3 overtime loss on April 11 in Raleigh in the teams’ most recent meeting. New Jersey scored its lone regulation win against Carolina on Feb. 3 when Martin Brodeur stopped 28 shots in a 3-0 shutout win on Scott Stevens jersey retirement night. Captain Rod Brind’Amour (3g, 1a), center Matt Cullen (1g, 3a) and left wing Cory Stillman (0g, 4a) led the Hurricanes in the four-game season series against New Jersey, each posting three points. Cam Ward posted a 1-1-0 record, a 2.00 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage in two games against the Devils while Martin Gerber posted a 1-0-1 record, a 2.51 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage in two games. Martin Brodeur started all four games in the series for New Jersey, posting a 2-2-0 record, a 3.27 goals-against average and an .893 save percentage. Brian Gionta led the Devils with five points (2g, 3a).

For a detailed breakdown of the 2005-06 series between the teams, please go to page 99 in the 2006 Carolina Hurricanes Playoff Guide. This marks the third all-time playoff series between the Carolina franchise and New Jersey. The last time the teams met in the postseason prior to this series was in the 2002 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, a 4-2 Hurricanes series win. The Hurricanes franchise posts a 6-6 all-time record against the Devils in the playoffs, including a 4-2 home record and a 2-4 record in New Jersey.

PLAYOFF STATISTICS

Carolina
GP
G
A
PTS
12 Staal
10
4
10
14
17 Brind'Amour
10
6
4
10
61 Stillman
10
3
5
8

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
29 Gerber
3
5.26
0-1
.800
30 Ward
9
1.86
7-2
.929


Devils
GP
G
A
PTS
26 Elias
8
6
10
16
15 Langenbrunner
8
3
10
13
23 Gomez
8
5
4
9

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
30 Brodeur
8
2.15
5-3
.926
40 Clemmensen
1
0.00
0-0
1.000

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 7 6 1 0 22 21 12
2 TBL 8 5 2 1 25 16 11
3 DET 7 4 1 2 16 13 10
4 NYI 7 5 2 0 25 22 10
5 OTT 5 4 1 0 14 10 8
6 WSH 6 3 1 2 20 14 8
7 CBJ 7 4 3 0 21 20 8
8 NJD 7 3 2 2 22 23 8
9 NYR 7 4 3 0 21 23 8
10 BOS 9 4 5 0 22 23 8
11 PIT 6 3 2 1 22 19 7
12 TOR 7 3 3 1 20 21 7
13 FLA 6 2 2 2 9 14 6
14 PHI 7 2 3 2 22 28 6
15 CAR 7 0 5 2 14 29 2
16 BUF 8 1 7 0 9 28 2

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tlusty 7 4 2 -3 6
C. Terry 7 3 2 2 5
R. Nash 7 2 3 0 5
J. Harrison 6 1 2 -1 3
A. Sekera 6 0 3 -5 3
E. Staal 2 1 1 -2 2
Z. Boychuk 5 1 1 3 2
J. McClement 7 0 2 -2 2
A. Semin 7 0 2 -6 2
J. Faulk 7 0 2 -9 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Khudobin 0 3 1 .891 3.24
C. Ward 0 2 1 .829 4.24