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Brind'Amour Back in the Lineup

Wednesday, 12.9.2009 / 1:06 PM ET / Tracking the Storm
By Paul Branecky
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Brind\'Amour Back in the Lineup
You may have already seen this on our Twitter feed, but just wanted to post a quick note before I leave for my dentists’ appointment (always keep your stick down, kids!).

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According to Coach Paul Maurice after today’s practice in New Jersey, Rod Brind’Amour will return to the lineup tonight as Sergei Samsonov is out with a lower-body injury. For those wondering how long the captain would remain a healthy scratch, a better question may have been how long the team could stay healthy. Answer: one game.

In other news, Cam Ward will get the start tonight as expected, setting the stage for another goaltending duel much like we saw in the teams’ last meeting on October 17, a 2-0 win for the Devils that included an empty-netter.

Much more on the Brind’Amour, Ward and tonight’s game on today’s freshly-posted edition of the Hurricanes Report.

Also, a small plug for the Ultimate Caniac Contest, which we just launched today. Fans are encouraged to upload a short video showcasing why they are the Ultimate Caniac, which could earn you prominent spot on our site and some cool prizes. More information is available here.


 
 

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
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
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
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

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