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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 WSH 54 40 10 4 178 124 84
2 FLA 56 32 18 6 153 132 70
3 NYR 55 31 18 6 157 140 68
4 BOS 55 30 19 6 163 150 66
5 DET 55 28 18 9 138 134 65
6 TBL 54 30 20 4 144 130 64
7 NYI 54 29 19 6 153 137 64
8 PIT 54 28 19 7 139 136 63
9 NJD 56 28 21 7 124 124 63
10 CAR 56 25 21 10 137 146 60
11 PHI 54 24 20 10 128 140 58
12 MTL 56 27 25 4 151 151 58
13 OTT 57 25 26 6 159 177 56
14 CBJ 57 23 28 6 144 175 52
15 BUF 56 22 28 6 131 155 50
16 TOR 54 20 25 9 127 151 49

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 54 15 19 -13 34
V. Rask 54 14 19 2 33
J. Staal 56 12 21 8 33
J. Skinner 56 19 13 -1 32
K. Versteeg 55 11 21 1 32
E. Staal 56 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 56 8 17 -9 25
A. Nestrasil 49 9 12 1 21
J. Nordstrom 45 5 11 2 16
R. Hainsey 56 3 11 -11 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 16 11 7 .909 2.35
E. Lack 9 10 3 .901 2.74