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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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
7 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
8 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
9 NYI 50 26 18 6 135 126 58
10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
12 MTL 53 25 24 4 142 142 54
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 53 15 19 -13 34
V. Rask 51 12 19 1 31
K. Versteeg 52 10 21 1 31
J. Skinner 53 18 12 -3 30
J. Staal 53 12 18 7 30
E. Staal 53 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 53 8 16 -8 24
A. Nestrasil 46 7 12 -1 19
J. Nordstrom 42 5 9 2 14
R. Hainsey 53 3 11 -12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 15 11 5 .905 2.43
E. Lack 9 10 3 .901 2.74
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