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GAME NOTES: Back-to-Back Games: Carolina Hurricanes at N.Y. Rangers, N.Y. Islanders

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GAME NOTES: Back-to-Back Games: Carolina Hurricanes at N.Y. Rangers, N.Y. Islanders
Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

 

Hurricanes: 12-7-3 (27 pts.), 1st Southeast Division
Rangers: 11-9-1 (23 pts.), 2nd Atlantic Division

Carolina Hurricanes at New York Islanders
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY

Islanders: 9-6-3 (21 pts.), 3rd Atlantic Division

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BACK-TO-BACK GAMES
The Carolina Hurricanes travel to New York’s Madison Square Garden to face the Rangers on Tuesday for the teams’ second meeting in a one-week span (7 p.m., Versus HD, Hurricanes Radio Network). Carolina scored a 2-1 win in the teams’ first meeting this season on Nov. 15 at the RBC Center. Following Tuesday’s game, the Hurricanes will travel to Long Island for a Wednesday evening meeting with the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. The Hurricanes are 5-1-0 in their last six games and have earned points in seven of their last eight games (11/4-11/18: 6-1-1).

MILESTONE WATCH

  • Captain Rod Brind’Amour earned his 300th point with the Hurricanes, Nov. 17 at Washington

CURRENT STREAKS

  • Captain Rod Brind’Amour has points in eight straight games (11/4-11/18: 6g, 7a) and assists in two straight (11/17-11/18: 2g, 3a)

Television: Tuesday: Versus (HD), Wednesday: FSN South
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
The Carolina Hurricanes held their second-annual “Dad’s weekend” this past weekend as players’ fathers joined their sons for the team’s trip to Washington for Friday’s 4-1 win at the Verizon Center, and returned with the team to Raleigh for the team’s 5-4 win against Dallas at the RBC Center on Saturday. Last season, the Hurricanes went 2-0-0 in the inaugural “Dad’s weekend” with an 8-6 win against Philadelphia at the RBC Center on Oct. 28, and a 5-3 win at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on Oct. 29. Eric Staal had his first career hat trick in the 8-6 win against Philadelphia last season and added his third career hat trick in this year’s “Dad’s weekend” home game against Dallas. The Hurricanes are currently tied for second in the NHL with five shorthanded goals this season.

CAROLINA AT HOME: 6-3-1
CAROLINA ON THE ROAD: 5-4-2
CAROLINA ON THE POWER PLAY: 23-of-141 (16.3%)
CAROLINA SHORTHANDED: 107-of-128 (83.6%)

INJURY REPORT

  • Defenseman Frantisek Kaberle, shoulder, out, missed 22 games
  • Left wing Cory Stillman, shoulder, out, missed 22 games

AGAINST THE RANGERS
Tuesday’s game marks the second of four regular-season meetings between the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Rangers this season. The teams first met this season at the RBC Center on Nov. 15, a 2-1 Hurricanes win. Last season, Justin Williams led the Hurricanes with five points (3g, 2a) in the four-game set against the Rangers, while Michael Nylander paced New York with seven points (4g, 3a). The Hurricanes took three of the four games between the clubs last year, dropping just the Nov. 19 match up at MSG 4-3. Carolina holds a 42-44-7 all-time record against the Rangers, with a 27-16-3 home record and a 15-28-4 record at the Garden.

AGAINST THE NY ISLANDERS
Wednesday’s game marks the second of four meetings this season between the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Islanders, and the second of two games between the teams at Nassau Coliseum. In 2005-06, the Hurricanes posted a 3-1-0 record in their four-game set against the Islanders, splitting games on Long Island. Justin Williams led all Hurricanes skaters with six points (1g, 5a) in the season series while Shawn Bates had three points (1g, 2a) to pace the Islanders. In 94 all-time meetings, the Hurricanes post a 44-38-10-2 record against the Islanders, with a 23-18-5-1 home record and a 21-20-5-1 record at Nassau Coliseum.

SCORING LEADERS AND GOALTENDERS

Carolina
GP
G
A
PTS
17 Brind'Amour
22
10
21
31
13 Whitney
22
9
19
28
12 Staal
22
13
10
23

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
30 Ward
19
2.98
11-6-2
.896
47 Grahame
4
3.60
1-1-1
.857

Rangers
GP
G
A
PTS
68 Jagr
21
9
23
32
92 Nylander
21
8
20
28
14 Shanahan
21
16
11
27

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
30 Lundqvist
16
3.11
9-7-0
.893
80 Weekes
5
3.33
2-2-1
.884

Islanders
GP
G
A
PTS
79 Yashin
18
8
14
22
55 Blake
18
10
8
18
18 Sillinger
18
5
6
11
81 Satan
18
3
8
11

Goaltenders
GP
GAA
W-L
SV %
39 DiPietro
12
2.71
6-5-1
.912
1 Dunham
7
2.44
3-1-2
.932

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 76 48 21 7 231 179 103
2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 WSH 77 42 25 10 227 190 94
7 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
8 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
9 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
10 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
11 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
12 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 77 29 42 6 201 245 64
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 71 22 28 -12 50
J. Faulk 76 15 32 -19 47
E. Lindholm 75 16 21 -20 37
J. Skinner 71 18 13 -22 31
V. Rask 74 11 20 -13 31
N. Gerbe 72 9 17 -13 26
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. McClement 76 7 13 -5 20
J. Staal 40 4 16 -6 20
J. Liles 51 2 17 -8 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 22 5 .909 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60