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NHL/Canes Team up for Hockey is for Everyone Clinic

NHL ambassadors Willie O’Ree and Tony McKegney will attend Saturday’s event

Thursday, 05.13.2010 / 10:10 AM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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NHL\/Canes Team up for Hockey is for Everyone Clinic
RALEIGH, NC – On Saturday, May 15, the National Hockey League (NHL), the Carolina Hurricanes, the Capital City Crew and the Raleigh Youth Hockey Association will team up for a special Hockey is for Everyone clinic at the Cary Ice House. The event is open to the public as spectators, but participation in the clinic is exclusive for players in the NHL’s Hockey is for Everyone initiative.

WHO:

WILLIE O’REE
, NHL legend and Hockey is for Everyone Ambassador
TONY McKEGNEY, former NHLer and Hockey is for Everyone Ambassador
DAVE SMITH, NHL Director of Fitness and Medical
AL BLOOMER, USA Hockey National Coach in Chief
AL MacCORMACK, former NCAA Division III coach
 
WHEN:

Saturday, May 15, 2010
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:       

Cary Ice House
1410 Buck Jones Rd.
Cary, NC  27511
http://cary.pucksystems.com/

NOTES:

The clinic is an exclusive event for participants of the NHL’s Hockey is for Everyone initiative to experience ice hockey and improve upon basics of the game in a fun, safe environment. Led by Dave Smith, NHL Director of Fitness and Medical, participants will enhance their skills through NHL presentations during the on-ice drills and will be provided with valuable information about safety, goal-setting, nutrition, academic achievement and advice on what it takes to get to the next level.  The highlight of each clinic will be a short scrimmage for participants to experience their first hockey game. Willie O’Ree, a recent Order of Canada honoree for his work with youth hockey organizations, will lead a goal-setting discussion with the participants.

Hockey is for Everyone is a component of "The Biggest Assist Happens off the Ice," the NHL’s social responsibility program that builds on the League's long-standing tradition of addressing important social issues in North America and around the world.

Hockey is for Everyone provides support and unique programming to non-profit youth hockey organizations across North America that are committed to offering children of all backgrounds opportunities to play hockey.  The initiative is supported by NHL member clubs, players, NHL alumni, and fans. To date, Hockey is for Everyone has exposed close to 45,000 boys and girls to unique hockey experiences.

SCHEDULE

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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