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EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL SCHEDULE RELEASED

Tuesday, 05.16.2006 / 10:08 AM ET / News
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EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL SCHEDULE RELEASED

Hurricanes Host Games 1 and 2 at RBC Center

RALEIGH, NC (May 15, 2006) - The Carolina Hurricanes today announced the schedule for their Eastern Conference Final series against the Buffalo Sabres. The No. 2 seeded Hurricanes will host the No. 4 seeded Sabres at the RBC Center in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday at 2 p.m., with Game 2 on Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Here is the schedule for the Hurricanes-Sabres series (all times Eastern):

Game
Day
Date
Venue
Location
Time
Game 1 Saturday May 20 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 2 p.m.
Game 2 Monday May 22 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 7:30 p.m.

Game 3

Wednesday May 24 HSBC Arena Buffalo, NY 7:30 p.m.
Game 4 Friday May 26 HSBC Arena Buffalo, NY 7:30 p.m.
Game 5** Sunday May 28 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 7:30 p.m.
Game 6** Tuesday May 30 HSBC Arena Buffalo, NY 7:30 p.m.
Game 7** Thursday June 1 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 7:30 p.m.

** if necessary

Please note that the Hurricanes will be off on Wednesday, and there will be no media availability on that day. The Hurricanes and the Sabres will hold news conferences on Friday at the RBC Center. The Hurricanes’ news conference is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.

Carolina reached the Eastern Conference Final by virtue of a 4-1 series win against the New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Hurricanes closed out the series against the Devils with a 4-1 win in Game 5 at the RBC Center on Sunday. The Sabres knocked off the Ottawa Senators in five games in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinals series that ended Saturday with a 3-2 Buffalo overtime win at ScotiaBank Place.

Tickets to all Conference Final Stanley Cup playoff games at the RBC Center are currently available at the RBC Center box office, all North Carolina TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes season-ticket packages and mini-season ticket plans, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES. Please visit CarolinaHurricanes.com or NHL.com for the latest information regarding the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Skinner 82 28 23 -2 51
V. Rask 80 21 27 -6 48
J. Staal 82 20 28 6 48
E. Lindholm 82 11 28 -23 39
J. Faulk 64 16 21 -22 37
K. Versteeg 63 11 22 -6 33
E. Staal 63 10 23 -3 33
J. Nordstrom 71 10 14 1 24
A. Nestrasil 55 9 14 4 23
R. Nash 64 9 13 -5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 23 17 10 .909 2.41
E. Lack 12 14 6 .901 2.81