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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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 44 15 12 1 27
J. Huberdeau 41 8 17 1 25
A. Ekblad 44 6 19 7 25
J. Jokinen 43 4 20 0 24
J. Hayes 36 13 7 1 20
B. Boyes 42 9 11 1 20
S. Bergenheim 33 7 9 4 16
T. Fleischmann 38 5 8 9 13
V. Trocheck 28 4 9 6 13
D. Kulikov 39 1 12 -2 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 17 10 8 .923 2.32
A. Montoya 3 4 2 .887 3.09
 
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