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GAME NOTES: Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils

Tuesday, 11.7.2006 / 8:46 AM ET / News
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GAME NOTES: Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Continental Airlines Arena * East Rutherford, NJ
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Hurricanes: 7-6-2 (16 pts.), 2nd Southeast Division
Devils: 7-5-1 (15 pts.), 1st Atlantic Division

Tuesday's Game
The Carolina Hurricanes travel to New Jersey for a Tuesday night match up against the New Jersey Devils (7 p.m., Versus, Hurricanes Radio Network). Tuesday’s game is the NHL’s “Game of the Week” on Versus – the only game that can be seen during its timeframe in the United States – and will be broadcast in high definition. The Hurricanes will return to Raleigh following Tuesday’s game and will begin a four-game home stand on Thursday against Washington.

MILESTONE WATCH

  • Captain Rod Brind’Amour earned his 1,000th NHL point with an assist at Ottawa on Nov. 4
  • Captain Rod Brind’Amour played his 1,200th NHL game at Atlanta on Nov. 1
  • Right wing Erik Cole is two assists shy of 100 for his NHL career

CURRENT STREAKS

  • Goaltender Cam Ward has started six consecutive games

Television: Versus (HD)
Radio: Hurricanes Radio Network – WWMY 102.9 FM (Raleigh – flagship), Pirate Radio – WGHB 1250 AM and WDLX 930 AM (Greenville, NC… check listings for games), News Talk Radio WFNC 640 AM (Fayetteville, NC… Saturdays and Sundays)
Internet: www.carolinahurricanes.com

Carolina Notes

Hurricanes captain Rod Brind’Amour earned his 1,000th NHL point when he set up Carolina’s first goal in a 3-2 win at Ottawa on Nov. 4. Brind’Amour, 36, had four points in Carolina’s 5-2 win at Atlanta on Nov. 1, his 1,200th NHL game. Acquired by Carolina on Jan. 23, 2000, Brind’Amour played his 400th game with the Hurricanes on Oct. 7 in Washington and currently ranks 12th among active players and 71st in NHL history in points with 1,000 points. The 2006 Selke Trophy winner reached the 600-assist mark on Oct. 13 in Atlanta, and is 14 goals shy of 400 in his career.

Hurricanes winger Ray Whitney scored two goals and two assists on Nov. 1 in Atlanta, matching his career high for points in a single game, previously set on March 11, 2002 as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets against the Pittsburgh Penguins. On Nov. 4 at Ottawa, Whitney scored two goals – including the game winner – and earned an assist for his seventh multi-point game of the season and his third multi-point game in the Hurricanes’ last four games. Whitney currently has six multi-assist games, and is currently ranked tied for first on the team in points (19) and second in assists (14). Whitney posted 17 goals and 38 assists (55 points) in 2005-06, his first season with the Hurricanes.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 2-2-1
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 5-4-1
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 14-of-90 (15.6%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 76-of-90 (84.4%)

INJURY REPORT

  • Defenseman Tim Gleason, upper body, missed 3 games
  • Right wing Trevor Letowski, concussion, day-to-day, missed 9 games
  • Defenseman Frantisek Kaberle, shoulder, out, missed 15 games
  • Left wing Cory Stillman, shoulder, out, missed 15 games

Against the Devils

Tuesday’s game marks the second of four meetings between the Hurricanes and the Devils. New Jersey netminder Martin Brodeur recorded a 4-0 shutout win in the teams’ first meeting on Oct. 6. The two teams met four times during the 2005-06 season with Carolina posting a 2-1-1 record. The teams also met in the 2006 Eastern Conference Semifinals with Carolina emerging with a 4-1 win in the best-of-seven series.

Rod Brind’Amour (3g, 1a), Matt Cullen (1g, 3a) and Cory Stillman (0g, 4a) led all Hurricanes skaters with four points in the four-game regular-season series between the teams in 2005-06 while Brian Gionta (2g, 3a) led the Devils. The Hurricanes post a 36-44-13-1 all-time regular-season record against the Devils with a 19-19-9 home record and a 17-25-4-1 record in on the road.

SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

Carolina
GP
G
A
PTS
17 Brind'Amour
15
4
15
19
13 Whitney
15
5
14
19
12 Staal
15
8
8
16

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
30 Ward
13
3.21
7-5-1
.896
47 Grahame
3
4.71
0-1-1
.823

Devils
GP
G
A
PTS
14 Gionta
13
7
6
13
9 Parise
13
6
5
11
23 Gomez
11
3
8
11

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
30 Brodeur
12
2.75
7-5-0
.908
40 Clemmensen
2
3.33
0-0-1
.833

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

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