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Canes to Host Powerhockey Finals Sunday

Brind'Amour and LaRose to play in charity game

Wednesday, 07.15.2009 / 1:30 PM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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Canes to Host Powerhockey Finals Sunday

RALEIGH, NC—Doug Warf, Director of Community Relations and Executive Director of the Kids ‘N Community Foundation for the Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes will host the final two games of the 2009 Carolina Powerhockey Invitational tournament on Sunday, July 19. The free event at the RBC Center will include a charity game at 3:30 p.m. with Hurricanes personnel, including captain Rod Brind’Amour, forward Chad LaRose and television analyst Tripp Tracy, facing off against staff from flagship radio station 99.9 FM The Fan. Radio voice of the Hurricanes, Chuck Kaiton, will emcee the event.

“This will be a fun, free event for our fans to enjoy and help support a great organization,” said Warf. “We have worked with the Carolina Fury since their inception, and we are happy to be hosting this important day for them.”

The RBC Center’s doors will open at 1:30 p.m. for the day’s events, which begin with the tournament’s third-place game at 2 p.m. The charity game between the Hurricanes and 99.9 FM The Fan will take place at 3:30 p.m., leading up to the tournament’s championship game at 5 p.m. The parking and admission for the event are free to the public, and fans are asked to enter the RBC Center through the East entrance.

This marks the first tournament hosted by local team, the Carolina Fury and the North Carolina Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association (NCEWHA). Teams from Michigan, Minnesota and Pennsylvania will participate in the three-day event begins that with games on Friday and Saturday at Raleigh’s Millbrook High School.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
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10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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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
 
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C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72