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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Bruins

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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Bruins
FLORIDA PANTHERS (11-11-3 25pts.) vs. Boston Bruins (17-4-4 38pts.)
December 6, 2008
BankAtlantic Center
7:00 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:

5. The Panthers are currently riding a three-game winning streak, posting wins over the Buffalo Sabres (2-1 on Dec. 4), the Southeast Division leading Washington Capitals (5-3 on Dec. 2) and the Atlantic Division leading New York Rangers (4-0 on Nov. 30) and have earned at least one point (4-0-2) in their last six contests. Additionally, the Panthers have outscored their opponents 10-2 in the second period during this six game stretch.

4. Tonight marks the final home contest at the BankAtlantic Center for the Panthers until Dec. 21, when the Cats host the Colorado Avalanche. Florida begins a five game road swing on Monday, Dec. 8, with a game in Ottawa, followed by games in Edmonton (Dec. 11), Calgary (Dec. 12), Vancouver (Dec. 14) and Carolina (Dec. 18).

3. G Craig Anderson earned his third consecutive win on Thursday, Dec. 4 in the Panthers 2-1 victory over Buffalo. Over the last three games, Anderson has stopped 105 of the last 109 shots that he has faced and ranks among NHL goaltending leaders with a .947 save percentage (1st) and a 1.89 GAA (3rd). Since Jan. 3, 2008, Anderson has posted a 14-3-3 mark in games that he has started.

2. D Jay Bouwmeester 27:52 of ice time per game and has recorded 12 points (3-9-12) in his last 11 games played. He currently has a five game point scoring streak in tact registering seven points (3-4-7) with a +7 rating in his last five games played.

1. The line combination of C Gregory Campbell (4-3-7), LW Ville Peltonen (3-3-6) and RW Radek Dvorak (2-6-8) has accounted for nine goals and 12 assists in their last six games played.

BROADCAST
LOCAL TV:
FS FLORIDA
6:30 p.m. Panthers Tonight
7:00 p.m. - Panthers vs. Bruins
Broadcasters: Steve Goldstein (PxP), Denis Potvin (Color), Craig Minervini (Host), Frank Forte (Sideline), Allison Williams (Sideline)

LOCAL RADIO:
790 The Ticket
6:30 p.m. Panthers Preview
7:00 p.m. - Panthers vs. Bruins
Broadcasters: Randy Moller (PxP), Bill Lindsay (Color)

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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