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Hurricanes Recall Defenseman Jamie McBain

2009 Hobey Baker finalist has yet to make his NHL debut

Tuesday, 03.16.2010 / 10:33 AM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Hurricanes Recall Defenseman Jamie McBain

RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled defenseman Jamie McBain from Albany of the American Hockey League (AHL). McBain will be available for the team’s game against the Boston Bruins tonight at the RBC Center.

McBain, who will turn 22 on March 25, is in his first full professional season and has yet to make his NHL debut. The Edina, MN, native leads all Albany defensemen and ranks second among River Rats in scoring this season with 40 points (7g, 33a) in 68 games played. He ranks third on the team in plus/minus (+13) and is currently ninth among AHL defensemen in points this season.

McBain (6’2”, 200 lbs.) was the Hurricanes’ first selection (63rd overall) in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He played three seasons of collegiate hockey at the University of Wisconsin, where he totaled 15 goals and 64 assists (79 points) in 111 career games. McBain was selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s (WCHA) Player of the Year and a candidate for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award (top college player) following his junior season in 2008-09, after totaling 37 points (7g, 30a)  to lead the Badgers in scoring. He led all WCHA scorers in scoring in league games with 28 points, making him just the second defenseman in league history to lead the conference in points. McBain is a product of the United States National Team Development Program, and represented the United States at the 2007 and 2008 World Junior Championships.

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  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

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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
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72