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HURRICANES ACTIVATE ERIK COLE FROM INJURED RESERVE

Thursday, 03.8.2007 / 2:07 PM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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HURRICANES ACTIVATE ERIK COLE FROM INJURED RESERVE

Winger has missed last seven games with a torn muscle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 8, 2007

RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that left wing Erik Cole has been activated from the injured reserve list. Cole has missed the Hurricanes’ past seven games with a torn muscle in his hip area.

Cole, 28, has scored 25 goals and earned 26 assists to rank fifth on the team with 51 points while playing in 57 of Carolina’s 68 games this season. The Oswego, NY, native leads the Hurricanes and ranks eighth in the NHL with 186 hits this season, and had points in eight of his last 12 games played (1/11-2/8; 2/17: 7g, 6a) prior to being sidelined with the muscle tear. Cole (6’2”, 205 lbs.) is in his fifth NHL season, and has 103 goals and 116 assists (219 points) in 331 games, all with Carolina.

The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Washington for a Friday evening meeting with the Capitals at the Verizon Center (7 p.m., FSN South, Hurricanes Radio Network), the first game of a two-game road trip that will conclude with a Sunday matinee against the New York Rangers (12:30 p.m., NBC, Hurricanes Radio Network). Carolina will return to the RBC Center on Tuesday to take on the Florida Panthers (7 p.m. FSN South, Hurricanes Radio Network). 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 7 248 187 113
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
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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

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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
 
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C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72