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Canes to Host Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive

Items collected will be delivered to Tunnel to Towers Foundation on Staten Island

Monday, 11.05.2012 / 11:27 AM / News
By Terrell Williams
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Canes to Host Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive
RALEIGH, NC – Davin Olsen, Executive Vice President and General Manager of PNC Arena, today announced that the Carolina Hurricanes and PNC Arena will host a Hurricane Sandy relief drive from today through Friday, Nov. 9. Staff members will drive the items collected to Staten Island this weekend, delivering them to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation for use in the recovery process.

Fans wishing to contribute items may do so any day this week from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at PNC Arena’s VIP Entrance, adjacent to the box office. Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Kirk Muller and Vice President of Hockey Operations Ron Francis will be on hand to help collect items on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 12 – 1 p.m.

Items needed for the relief and clean up efforts include:

  • Tools
  • Masks
  • Work gloves
  • Garbage bags
  • Flashlights
  • Other clean-up materials

The Stephen Tiller Tunnel to Towers Foundation was created in honor of FDNY firefighter Stephen Tiller, who gave his life on 9/11, in order to follow in Tiller’s example of selflessness. The Foundation has established “In the Line of Duty” programs for firefighters, first responders, military and “Legacy of Love” programs to make a lasting and positive difference in the lives of children who have lost one or both parents. For more information on the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and its efforts in relief of Hurricane Sandy, please visit their website.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
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10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 43 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 48 10 19 -13 29
E. Lindholm 48 9 11 -12 20
R. Nash 48 7 13 -4 20
J. Tlusty 41 12 7 -12 19
J. Skinner 43 10 9 -8 19
N. Gerbe 44 5 13 -4 18
V. Rask 48 6 9 -10 15
A. Sekera 46 1 14 -6 15
J. McClement 48 1 9 -2 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 11 17 4 .914 2.37
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .914 2.41