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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Senators

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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Senators
FLORIDA PANTHERS (11-12-3 25pts.) vs. Ottawa Senators (10-10-4 24pts.)
December 8, 2008
Scotiabank Place
7:30 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:


5. The Panthers begin a five game road trip tonight in Ottawa. After tonight, the Panthers travel to Edmonton (Dec. 11). Calgary (Dec. 12), Vancouver (Dec. 14) and Carolina (Dec. 18). Early in November, the Panthers played five consecutive games on the road (Nov. 1-Nov.9), going 1-3-1 on the trip. The Panthers will not play in South Florida again until Dec. 21 when they host the Colorado Avalanche. The Cats have won their last two road contests earning a 4-0 win over the NY Rangers on Nov. 30 and a 5-3 win over Washington on Dec. 2.

4. G Craig Anderson is 3-1-2 in his last six games played and ranks among NHL league leaders (as of 12/7) with a .943 save percentage (1st) and a 2.03 GAA (5th). Since Jan. 3, 2008, Anderson has posted a 14-4-3 mark in games that he has started.

3. Tonight marks the third of four meetings between Ottawa and Florida this season. Th clubs have split the previous two meetings with the Panthers posting a 3-1 win over the Senators in Ottawa on Oct. 22, behind 41 saves from G Craig Anderson. On Oct. 30 in South Florida, Ottawa handed the Cats a 2-1 setback. After tonight the two teams will not play one another again until Mar. 31 when Ottawa visits South Florida.

2. D Jay Bouwmeester ranks second in the NHL averaging 27:42 of ice time per game (as of 12/7) and has recorded 12 points (3-9-12) in his last 12 games played. He had a five game point scoring (3-4-7) streak snapped on Saturday, Dec. 6 against Boston.

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 seven games played.

BROADCAST
LOCAL TV:
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7:30 p.m. - Panthers vs. Senators
Broadcasters: Steve Goldstein (PxP), Denis Potvin (Color)

LOCAL RADIO:
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7 p.m. Panthers Preview
7:30 p.m. - Panthers vs. Senators
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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