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The Guy Behind the Guy: Media Blitz '11

Monday, 10.3.2011 / 11:54 AM ET / Tracking the Storm
By Mike Sundheim
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The Guy Behind the Guy: Media Blitz \'11

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Opening Night is upon us, so to make sure everyone is thinking ice, it’s time again for our annual media blitz. Below is the schedule for Canes player media appearances over the next few days. As always, this schedule is subject to change, so check back here for any adjustments. I’ll also try to post links to any of the interviews after the fact, if the outlet posts them.

Tuesday, Oct. 4
  • Chad LaRose visits with the WQDR Morning Crew in studio at 8 a.m.
  • Following his visit with the country station, LaRose will walk down the hall to pop into Bob the Blade’s 96Rock studio. If you missed Chad with Bob the Blade on 96Rock, you can hear it here -- Part 1 | Part 2
  • Eric Staal will head to WRAL to guest with Bill Leslie on FOX 50’s morning show. If you missed Staal on FOX 50, you can see the interview here.
  • After practice, Tim Gleason will spend some studio time with the David Glenn Show. Syndicated all over North Carolina, the show airs live locally on 99.9 The Fan. If you missed Gleason on the David Glenn Show, click here (hour three).
  • New father Anthony Stewart (Mason Anthony Stewart was born September 28), guests in studio with Adam Gold and Joe Ovies on 99.9 The Fan at 3:30 p.m. If you missed @ehstew13, listen to his interview on the Fan here.
  • Eric Staal will also guest on NHL Live at 5:55 p.m. NHL Live airs on NHL Network and NHL.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 5
  • Calder Trophy winner Jeff Skinner will have an early wakeup, as he travels to the Clear Channel offices to join Bob and the Showgram in studio on G105 at 7:30 a.m. For pictures and video of Skinner's studio visit with G105, please click here.
  • Alternate captain Brandon Sutter visits Bill & Lynda in studio on Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM at 8 a.m.
  • Following his visit with Bob and the Showgram, Skinner will walk down the hall to join Kitty Kinnin live on The River 100.7. That interview should happen around 8 or 8:15 a.m.
  • Sutter will also slide from one studio to the next. After finishing up with Bill & Lynda, Sutter guests with The Insiders, Mike Maniscalco and Mark Thomas on 620 The Buzz at 8:30 a.m. If you missed Brandon with Mike & Mark, hear it here.
  • Tuomo Ruutu will do a little TV on Wednesday afternoon after practice, traveling to News 14 Carolina’s studios to sit down with Jim Connors. The interview should air on News 14’s Sports Night show, which is on nightly at 10 p.m. If you missed Ruutu on News 14, see the interview here.
  • Greg Wyshynski featured Jeff Skinner today on his Puck Daddy blog.
Thursday, Oct. 6
  • Jim Rutherford will join the David Glenn Show at 12:15 p.m. to dicuss the season opening the following day. Hear it locally on 99.9 The Fan or by clicking here.
As previously mentioned, please check back here for schedule changes as updates. I’ll also try to post any adjustments to my Twitter, which you can follow @MikeSundheim.

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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