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Hurricanes Trim Roster to 25 Players

Wednesday, 09.26.2007 / 10:11 AM ET / 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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 68 20 27 -13 47
J. Faulk 73 14 32 -18 46
E. Lindholm 72 16 20 -21 36
J. Skinner 68 18 12 -22 30
V. Rask 71 11 19 -12 30
R. Nash 67 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 69 7 17 -13 24
J. McClement 73 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 45 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 37 4 15 -9 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 19 21 5 .910 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 5 .903 2.62