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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 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
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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

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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