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Canes to Return to Traverse City Prospects Tourney

CarolinaHurricanes.com will be with the team to provide in-depth coverage

Thursday, 08.14.2014 / 11:30 AM / Tracking the Storm
By Michael Smith
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Canes to Return to Traverse City Prospects Tourney
The Canes will play four games, and, for the first time, CarolinaHurricanes.com will be with the team to provide in-depth coverage.
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The Carolina Hurricanes will participate in the 2014 NHL Prospects Tournament from Sept. 12-16 in Traverse City, Mich., marking the team’s fifth appearance at the annual tournament.

For the first time, CarolinaHurricanes.com will be with the team in Traverse City to bring you in-depth coverage at the rink.

The schedule and division assignments for the eight teams participating in the tournament, hosted by the Detroit Red Wings, were announced on Tuesday. The Canes join the Buffalo Sabres, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers in the Ted Lindsay Division, opposite the Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues in the Gordie Howe Division.

The Hurricanes will open their three-game round-robin slate on Friday, Sept. 12 at 4:00 p.m. against Buffalo. The Canes then face Dallas at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 and New York at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15. The tournament will be capped on Tuesday, Sept. 16 as the teams cross divisions to play their standings’ equal; the two first-place teams will face off for the championship at 7 p.m.

The Canes’ squad captured the tournament championship in 2009. A team roster can be found here.

Additional tournament information, including a full schedule, can be found here.

2014-15 PROSPECTS TOURNAMENT
DATE VISITOR HOME TIME (ET)
FRI SEP 12, 2014 HURRICANES SABRES 4:00 PM
SAT SEP 13, 2014 STARS HURRICANES 3:30 PM
MON SEP 15, 2014 HURRICANES RANGERS 6:30 PM
TUE SEP 16, 2014 TBD TBD TBD



SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 62 27 22 13 150 175 67
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 61 26 31 4 157 191 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 62 25 32 5 170 189 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 61 12 28 -16 40
E. Staal 56 18 19 -10 37
E. Lindholm 60 11 16 -16 27
J. Skinner 56 16 10 -16 26
R. Nash 58 7 15 -9 22
N. Gerbe 57 7 15 -11 22
V. Rask 59 8 12 -16 20
J. McClement 61 6 12 3 18
J. Staal 25 4 12 -2 16
A. Nestrasil 33 4 10 4 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 17 19 4 .913 2.37
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .906 2.60