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Ward Out, Other Injury Updates

Monday, 12.1.2008 / 3:30 PM ET / Tracking the Storm
By Paul Branecky
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Ward Out, Other Injury Updates

While the injury news on Monday was very good regarding one player, the outlook was mixed for some other members of the Hurricanes.

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Goaltender Cam Ward, who injured his groin in the first period of yesterday’s loss to Anaheim, will probably not be available for the team’s three upcoming home games against Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Washington, said General Manager Jim Rutherford. 

Rutherford also said that, despite coming back to the bench midway through the second period, Ward would not have been able to re-enter the game if needed.  Justin Peters will likely be recalled from Albany in the next few days to back up Michael Leighton.

Also likely to remain out are Tim Gleason and Scott Walker, who have still not skated since suffering leg injuries last week, although that may change once the team resumes practice on Tuesday.

Rutherford did say that defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, the team’s leader in average ice time per game, has a good chance to be back this week.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 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