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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 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 20 14 4 2 72 46 30
3 NYI 21 15 6 0 69 57 30
4 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
5 DET 21 11 5 5 59 52 27
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 22 9 10 3 53 63 21
12 FLA 19 7 6 6 41 51 20
13 PHI 20 8 9 3 57 61 19
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Nash 20 4 11 1 15
E. Staal 15 6 7 -6 13
J. Faulk 20 2 10 -8 12
J. Skinner 16 5 6 -4 11
J. Tlusty 20 8 2 -11 10
E. Lindholm 20 6 4 -3 10
N. Gerbe 16 2 6 3 8
A. Sekera 19 0 8 -3 8
C. Terry 17 4 3 1 7
V. Rask 20 3 2 -7 5
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 6 7 1 .903 2.71
A. Khudobin 0 4 2 .898 2.97