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Canes Open 2011-12 Season on Friday at the RBC Center

Front lawn party and pre-game ceremonies highlight Opening Night

Wednesday, 10.5.2011 / 1:45 PM ET / News
By Pace Sagester
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Canes Open 2011-12 Season on Friday at the RBC Center

RALEIGH, NC – Jon Chase, Director of Community Relations and Promotions for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today outlined the details surrounding the team’s Opening Night, this Friday, Oct. 7, at the RBC Center against the Tampa Bay Lightning  (7 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas HD, Hurricanes Radio Network).

Beginning at 5 p.m., the band GrooveTown will entertain fans during the Front Lawn Party presented by Verizon Wireless, featuring inflatable games, street hockey and more. The final THINK ICE event, which begins at 9 a.m. on Friday on the RBC Center’s front lawn, will wrap up during the Front Lawn Party, with a grand prize of an upgrade to Champions Club tickets for Friday’s game. Please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com/thinkice for more information on the Hurricanes’ THINK ICE campaign.

Upon entering the RBC Center prior to Friday’s game, fans can pick up a car magnet and a 2011-12 schedule magnet, courtesy of Excel Moving & Storage. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:45 p.m. for a special pre-game ceremony, including tributes to Donnie MacMillan, Chopper Harrison and Josef Vasicek, members of the Hurricanes family that passed away during the offseason. Hurricanes great Jeff O'Neill will be part of the Hurricane Warning Siren ceremony, and will be signing autographs on the concourse outside of Section 113 from 6:10-6:40 p.m. Private First Class Kyle M. Levy from Fort Bragg will sound the Hurricane Warning Siren, and there will be a special introduction of the 2011-12 team.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 53 40 9 4 175 120 84
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 NYI 53 29 18 6 150 131 64
5 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
6 BOS 54 29 19 6 159 148 64
7 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 PHI 53 24 20 9 127 138 57
12 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
13 OTT 56 25 25 6 157 173 56
14 CBJ 56 22 28 6 140 173 50
15 BUF 55 21 28 6 125 151 48
16 TOR 53 19 25 9 122 149 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 54 15 19 -13 34
J. Skinner 54 19 12 -3 31
V. Rask 52 12 19 0 31
J. Staal 54 12 19 8 31
K. Versteeg 53 10 21 1 31
E. Staal 54 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 54 8 16 -9 24
A. Nestrasil 47 7 12 0 19
J. Nordstrom 43 5 9 2 14
R. Hainsey 54 3 11 -11 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 15 11 6 .908 2.38
E. Lack 9 10 3 .901 2.74
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