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

LOCAL RADIO:
790 The Ticket
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 WSH 53 40 9 4 175 120 84
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 NYI 53 29 18 6 150 131 64
5 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
6 BOS 54 29 19 6 159 148 64
7 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 PHI 53 24 20 9 127 138 57
12 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
13 OTT 56 25 25 6 157 173 56
14 CBJ 56 22 28 6 140 173 50
15 BUF 55 21 28 6 125 151 48
16 TOR 53 19 25 9 122 149 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 51 17 21 14 38
J. Jokinen 54 11 27 12 38
J. Huberdeau 54 10 28 12 38
V. Trocheck 54 17 18 3 35
A. Barkov 43 16 19 13 35
R. Smith 54 18 16 12 34
B. Pirri 50 11 13 -4 24
A. Ekblad 50 10 13 20 23
B. Campbell 54 5 17 20 22
N. Bjugstad 39 9 10 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 24 13 5 .928 2.17
A. Montoya 8 3 1 .929 2.01

 
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