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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Islanders

Wednesday, 12.31.2008 / 9:12 AM / Preview
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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Islanders
FLORIDA PANTHERS (16-15-5 37pts.) vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS (11-22-4 26pts.)
December 31, 2008
Nassau Coliseum
2:00 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:

5. The Florida Panthers begin a four-game road trip this afternoon beginning with a contest against the NY Islanders. After today's game the Panthers will play games in Pittsburgh (Jan. 3), Montreal (Jan. 4) and Toronto (Jan. 6). After completing the trip, the Cats will play seven of their next nine games in South Florida, with road contests in Tampa Bay (Jan. 17) and at the NY Islanders (Jan. 31).

4. D Jay Bouwmeester ranks second in the NHL averaging 27:43 of ice time per game and has 11 points (6-5-11) with a +6 rating in his last 16 games played.
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3. Florida's goaltending tandem of Tomas Vokoun and Craig Anderson places ninth in the NHL with a 2.64 GAA and tied for second with a .922 save percentage.

2. Panthers LW David Booth has recorded five points (3-2-5) in his last four games played and paces Florida with 15 goals.

1. Panthers C Michael Frolik ranks 11th among the NHL's rookie scoring leaders with 15 points (6-9-15). In addition, Frolik places fifth among rookie leaders with 60 shots and ninth with five power play points.

BROADCAST

NO LOCAL TV:

LOCAL RADIO:
790 The Ticket
1:30 p.m. Panthers Preview
2 p.m. - Panthers vs. Islanders
Broadcasters: Randy Moller (PxP), Bill Lindsay (Color)

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYI 63 41 20 2 202 174 84
3 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 61 30 22 9 161 160 69
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 62 25 27 10 139 164 60
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 60 23 30 7 137 159 53
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 61 21 15 -9 36
J. Huberdeau 58 9 24 4 33
A. Ekblad 61 9 23 6 32
J. Jokinen 60 6 25 -3 31
B. Boyes 59 10 18 6 28
J. Hayes 52 17 10 -5 27
A. Barkov 50 9 12 -4 21
T. Fleischmann 52 7 14 12 21
B. Campbell 61 3 17 1 20
D. Bolland 37 3 13 2 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 22 16 11 .921 2.38
A. Montoya 4 6 2 .893 2.98
 
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