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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 ET / 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 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 68 20 27 -13 47
J. Faulk 73 14 32 -18 46
E. Lindholm 72 16 20 -21 36
J. Skinner 68 18 12 -22 30
V. Rask 71 11 19 -12 30
R. Nash 67 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 69 7 17 -13 24
J. McClement 73 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 45 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 37 4 15 -9 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 19 21 5 .910 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 5 .903 2.62