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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
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7:30 p.m. - Panthers vs. Senators
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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
3 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 63 22 16 -8 38
J. Huberdeau 60 9 27 4 36
J. Jokinen 62 6 28 0 34
A. Ekblad 63 10 23 8 33
B. Boyes 61 11 21 9 32
J. Jagr 59 12 19 -9 31
J. Hayes 54 17 10 -5 27
B. Campbell 63 3 20 3 23
A. Barkov 52 10 12 -4 22
T. Fleischmann 52 7 14 12 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 23 16 11 .920 2.40
A. Montoya 5 6 2 .891 2.98
 
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