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Canes Announce Training Camp Roster and Schedule

59 players to attend 2008 Training Camp

Thursday, 09.4.2008 / 12:00 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Canes Announce Training Camp Roster and Schedule
 
RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the schedule and roster for the team’s 2008 training camp. A total of 59 players are slated to attend this year’s training camp, which will be based in Raleigh.

The Hurricanes will open training camp with player physicals on Sept. 19, and then hit the ice for their first official practices at the RBC Center on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. The following day, Sunday, Sept. 21, the team will host its annual Caniac Carnival at the RBC Center, the season kick-off event which includes rides, interactive games, a designated sports zone, a TNT Freestyle Motocross show, live music and an autograph session with select Hurricanes players and is capped by the Hurricanes’ Red/White scrimmage. The Caniac Carnival will also mark the first opportunity for fans to purchase the Hurricanes new alternate jersey, which will be revealed at a news conference on Sept. 10.

The Hurricanes open their six-game exhibition schedule on Wednesday, Sept. 24, when they host the Washington Capitals at the RBC Center at 7 p.m. Training camp concludes with a team practice on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the RBC Center, and Carolina opens their 2008-09 season on Oct. 10, when the Hurricanes host the Florida Panthers at the RBC Center at 7 p.m.

All training camp practices are open to the general public.

2008 Training Camp Roster
Goaltenders
Number Name 2007-08 Team
30 Cam Ward Carolina (NHL)
40 David Leggio Clarkson (ECAC) - Free Agent Tryout
49 Michael Leighton Carolina (NHL), Albany (AHL)
50 Daniel Manzato Albany (AHL), Las Vegas (ECHL), Charlotte (ECHL)
60 Justin Peters Albany (AHL), Florida (ECHL)
70 Mike Murphy Belleville (OHL)
     
Defense
Number Name 2007-08 Team
4 Dennis Seidenberg Carolina (NHL)
5 Frantisek Kaberle Carolina (NHL)
6 Tim Gleason Carolina (NHL)
7 Niclas Wallin Carolina (NHL)
22 Josef Melichar Linkoping (Sweden), C. Budejovice (Czech)
25 Joni Pitkanen Edmonton (NHL)
27 Brett Carson Albany (AHL)
29 Bryan Rodney Albany (AHL), Columbia (ECHL), Elmira (ECHL)
33 Anton Babchuk Avangard Omsk (Russia)
38 Tim Conboy Carolina (NHL), Albany (AHL)
43 Noah Babin Albany (AHL)
46 Mark Flood Albany (AHL)
47 Michal Jordan Windsor (OHL), Plymout (OHL)
48 Ryan McGinnis Oshawa (OHL)  - Free Agent Tryout
53 Casey Borer Carolina (NHL), Albany (AHL)
71 Benn Olson Seattle (WHL) - Free Agent Tryout
73 Brett Bellemore Plymouth (OHL), Albany (AHL)
77 Joe Corvo Carolina (NHL), Ottawa (NHL)
     
Forwards
Number Name 2007-08 Team
8 Matt Cullen Carolina (NHL)
11 Justin Williams Carolina (NHL)
12 Eric Staal Carolina (NHL)
13 Ray Whitney Carolina (NHL)
14 Sergei Samsonov Carolina (NHL)
15 Tuomo Ruutu Carolina (NHL)
16 Brandon Sutter Albany (AHL), Red Deer (WHL)
17 Rod Brind'Amour Carolina (NHL)
18 Ryan Bayda Carolina (NHL), Albany (AHL)
20 Dan LaCouture Lugano (Swiss)
23 Zach Boychuk Lethbridge (WHL)
24 Scott Walker Carolina (NHL)
28 Wade Brookbank Carolina (NHL), Albany (AHL)
31 Robert Slaney Cape Breton (QMJHL) - Signed by Albany
32 Trevor Gillies Albany (AHL)
34 Joe Jensen Carolina (NHL), Albany (AHL),
W-B/Scranton (AHL), Wheeling (ECHL)
35 Matt Murley Phoenix (NHL), San Antonio (AHL)
39 Patrick Dwyer Albany (AHL)
41 Harrison Reed Guelph (OHL), Sarnia (OHL)
44 Patrick Eaves Carolina (NHL), Ottawa (NHL)
51 Ryan Weston Boston University (HE), Albany (AHL) - Free Agent Tryout
52 Mike Angelidis Albany (AHL)
54 Stefan Chaput Albany (AHL), Lewiston (QMJHL)
56 Jakub Petruzalek Albany (AHL)
57 Drayson Bowman Spokane (WHL)
58 Chris Terry Albany (AHL), Plymouth (OHL)
59 Chad LaRose Carolina (NHL)
61 Samuel Morneau Baie-Comeau (QMJHL)
63 Dwight Helminen JYP Jyvaskyla (Finland)
64 Justin McCrae Spokane (WHL), Saskatoon (WHL)
65 Nick Dodge Clarkson (ECAC)
67 Jerome Samson Albany (AHL)
72 Nicolas Blanchard Albany (AHL)
74 Brett Theberge Peterborough (OHL) - Free Agent Tryout
92 Jeff O'Neill Did not play
 
 

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 76 48 21 7 231 179 103
2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
5 PIT 77 42 24 11 211 194 95
6 WSH 77 42 25 10 227 190 94
7 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
8 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
9 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
10 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
11 PHI 77 31 29 17 202 220 79
12 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 78 29 43 6 204 249 64
16 BUF 77 22 47 8 152 258 52

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 71 22 28 -12 50
J. Faulk 76 15 32 -19 47
E. Lindholm 75 16 21 -20 37
J. Skinner 71 18 13 -22 31
V. Rask 74 11 20 -13 31
N. Gerbe 72 9 17 -13 26
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. McClement 76 7 13 -5 20
J. Staal 40 4 16 -6 20
J. Liles 51 2 17 -8 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 22 5 .909 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60