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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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
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

STATS

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