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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 MTL 74 46 20 8 195 162 100
2 NYR 72 46 19 7 219 167 99
3 TBL 74 46 21 7 242 191 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 72 39 21 12 208 195 90
7 WSH 73 39 24 10 212 180 88
8 OTT 72 37 24 11 212 190 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 73 33 26 14 180 201 80
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 NJD 73 31 31 11 164 186 73
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 74 27 41 6 193 237 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 73 14 32 -18 46
E. Staal 68 20 27 -13 47
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
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 19 21 5 .910 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 5 .903 2.62