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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)
UPCOMING EVENTS

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 NYI 32 22 10 0 101 90 44
3 TBL 34 20 10 4 112 90 44
4 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 32 14 12 6 88 88 34
12 NJD 34 12 16 6 77 98 30
13 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
14 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
15 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 30 12 7 2 19
A. Ekblad 30 5 13 5 18
J. Jokinen 29 3 13 -1 16
B. Boyes 29 5 9 0 14
J. Hayes 23 7 6 2 13
J. Huberdeau 27 3 9 2 12
V. Trocheck 19 2 9 4 11
S. Bergenheim 20 5 4 2 9
S. Upshall 19 4 5 1 9
T. Fleischmann 28 3 5 7 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 12 6 6 .926 2.24
A. Montoya 2 2 2 .915 2.27
 
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