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Eight Canes Named to World Championship Rosters

Monday, 04.14.2008 / 1:15 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Eight Canes Named to World Championship Rosters

Seven NHL players and one prospect will join countries for competition in Canada

RALEIGH, NC— Eight members of the Carolina Hurricanes organization have been named to the national teams of their respective home countries. The 2008 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships will take place from May 2-May 18 in Quebec City and Halifax, Canada.

Defenseman Tim Gleason (Clawson, MI) will represent the United States at the World Championships as the lone Carolina player on the American squad. Forwards Eric Staal (Thunder Bay, Ont.) and Ray Whitney (Ft. Saskatchewan, Alb) and goaltender Cam Ward (Saskatoon, Sask.) will each play for the host nation of Canada. Defensemen Dennis Seidenberg (Schwenningen, Germany) and Niclas Wallin (Boden, Sweden) and forward Tuomo Ruutu (Vantaa, Finland) will also play for their home countries in the tournament, and Hurricanes goaltending prospect Daniel Manzato will defend the nets for Switzerland.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  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
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
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

STATS

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