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Hurricanes Trim Roster to 25 Players

Wednesday, 09.26.2007 / 10:11 AM / News
By Ken Preston
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Hurricanes Trim Roster to 25 Players
Gillies, Leighton assigned to Albany; Sutter returned to Red Deer

Updated Training Camp Roster

RALEIGH, NC
—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has trimmed its training camp roster to 25 players. Forward Trevor Gillies and goaltender Michael Leighton have been assigned to Albany of the American Hockey League, while center Brandon Sutter, Carolina’s first-round (11th overall) pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, will return to his junior club, Red Deer of the Western Hockey League.

Carolina will continue its six-game preseason schedule on Thursday at Columbus’ Nationwide Arena at 7 p.m. Thursday’s match up is the first game of a back-to-back, home-and-home series between the Hurricanes and the Blue Jackets, which will conclude Friday, Sept. 28 at the RBC Center at 7 p.m.

The Albany River Rats, Carolina’s top minor-league affiliate, will open their preseason schedule against the Syracuse Crunch on Friday, Sept. 28, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Houston Field House in Troy, NY.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 41 15 13 -8 28
J. Faulk 46 8 18 -14 26
J. Skinner 41 10 9 -7 19
E. Lindholm 46 9 10 -10 19
R. Nash 46 7 12 -4 19
J. Tlusty 39 11 7 -12 18
N. Gerbe 42 4 13 -2 17
V. Rask 46 6 9 -9 15
A. Sekera 44 1 14 -8 15
C. Terry 33 6 3 -3 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Khudobin 5 8 2 .916 2.32
C. Ward 11 17 3 .911 2.45