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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Thrashers

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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Thrashers
FLORIDA PANTHERS (19-16-6 44pts.) vs. ATLANTA THRASHERS (14-23-5 33pts.)
January 10, 2009
BankAtlantic Center
1:00 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:

5. The Florida Panthers play their second game of a three game home stand this afternoon when they host the Atlanta Thrashers. With their 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, Jan. 8, the Cats completed the first half of the season with a 19-16-6 mark, their best record since the 1999-00 campaign (24-11-3-3), which also marks the last time that Florida qualified for the post season.

4. D Jay Bouwmeester, who was named to the 2009 Eastern Conference All-Star team on Thursday, Jan. 8, ranks 2nd in the NHL averaging 27:34 of ice time per game and has 14 points (7-7-14) with a +6 rating in his last 21 games played.

3. C Michael Frolik, who was named to the 2009 Eastern Conference YoungStars on Friday, Jan. 9, ranks 11th among NHL rookie scoring leaders with 17 points (8-9-17). In addition, Frolik places third among rookie leaders in shots on goal (71), 10th in rookie goal scoring (8) and tied for 11th in power play points (5).

2. LW David Booth has recorded 12 points (5-7-12) in his last 10 games played and paces the Panthers with 17 goals. He also currently has a career high seven-game point (5-6-11) scoring streak in tact.

1. C Stephen Weiss has recorded 18 points (5-13-18) with a +9 rating in his last 21 games played and currently paces with the Panthers with 27 points (7-19-27). In addition, he has a five-game point (1-6-7) scoring streak in tact.

BROADCAST

LOCAL TV:

FS FLORIDA
12:30 p.m. Panthers Tonight
1 p.m. - Panthers vs. Thrashers
Broadcasters: Steve Goldstein (PxP), Denis Potvin (Color), Craig Minervini (Host), Frank Forte (Sideline), Allison Williams (Sideline)

LOCAL RADIO:
790 The Ticket
12:30 p.m. Panthers Preview
1 p.m. - Panthers vs. Thrashers
Broadcasters: Randy Moller (PxP), Bill Lindsay (Color)

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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