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HURRICANES RECALL BABCHUK FROM ALBANY

Monday, 03.5.2007 / 11:57 AM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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HURRICANES RECALL BABCHUK FROM ALBANY
Defenseman notched seven points in nine AHL games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 5, 2007

RALEIGH, NC—
Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that defenseman Anton Babchuk has been recalled from the team’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Albany River Rats.

Babchuk, 22, notched one goal and six assists (7 points) for Albany in nine games after his assignment to the AHL on Feb. 6. Prior to being assigned to Albany, the Kiev, Ukraine, native had totaled two goals and 12 assists (14 points) in 51 games with the Hurricanes. Acquired from Chicago on Jan. 20, 2006 in exchange for Danny Richmond, Babchuck (6’5’’, 212 lbs.) has 26 points (7g, 19a) in 95 career NHL games with Chicago and Carolina.

The Carolina Hurricanes begin a two-game road trip at Washington on Friday (7 p.m., FSN South, Hurricanes Radio Network) before traveling on to New York for a Sunday afternoon game against the Rangers (12:30 p.m., NBC, Hurricanes Radio Network). Carolina returns to the RBC Center on March 13 to take on the Florida Panthers (7 p.m., FSN South, Hurricanes Radio Network) in the first game of a two-game home stand. Tickets for all Hurricanes home games are available at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via www.CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
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10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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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