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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Islanders

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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Islanders
FLORIDA PANTHERS (24-18-8 56pts.) vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS (16-29-5 37pts.)
February 5, 2009
BankAtlantic Center
7:30 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:

5.
The Florida Panther have posted a 8-2-3 mark since Jan. 1, earning points in 11 of their last 13 games and currently sit in eighth place in the Eastern Conferenece with 56 points. The Cat completed a two-game road trip on Tuesday, Feb. 2 with a 4-3 overtime win in Toronto. After tonight, the Panthers travel to Washington for a contests against the Capitals on Saturday, Feb. 7.

4. D Jay Bouwmeester ranks first in the NHL averaging 27:18 of ice time per game and has recorded six points (5-1-6) in his last 10 games played.

3. C Michael Frolik ranks eighth among NHL rookie scoring leaders with 24 points (11-13-24). In addition, Frolik places fourth among rookie leaders in shots on goal (87), seventh in rookie goal scoring (11) and tied for eighth in power play points (7). He recorded the first three point effort (1-2-3) of his NHL career on Tuesday, Jan. 27 in the Panthers 3-2 victory over Philadelphia.

2.
The Panthers have 11 different players (Booth, Weiss, Horton, Bouwmeester, Stillman, Frolik, Campbell, Dvorak, McCabe, Peltonen, Ballard) on their roster who have recorded at least 20 or more points.

1. C Stephen Weiss has recorded nine points (2-7-9) wiht a +4 rating in his last 10 games played and paces the team with 35 points (9-26-35). LW David Booth has recorded 19 points (8-11-19) in his last 18 games played and leads the Panthers with 20 goals.

BROADCAST

LOCAL TV:
FS FLORIDA
7 p.m. Panthers Live
7:30 p.m. - Panthers vs. NY Islanders
Broadcasters: Steve Goldstein (PxP), Denis Potvin (Color), Craig Minervini (Host), Frank Forte (Sideline), Allison Williams (Sideline)

LOCAL RADIO:
790 The Ticket
7 p.m. Panthers Preview
7:30 p.m. - Panthers vs. NY Islanders
Broadcasters: Randy Moller (PxP), Bill Lindsay (Color)

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 74 37 25 12 216 199 86
10 FLA 75 34 26 15 186 205 83
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 75 31 32 12 167 192 74
14 CAR 74 28 36 10 173 202 66
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 72 13 34 8 47
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
J. Jokinen 74 7 33 -1 40
J. Jagr 70 13 26 -3 39
B. Boyes 73 12 23 10 35
A. Ekblad 74 11 24 11 35
J. Hayes 65 18 13 -5 31
A. Barkov 64 14 17 -2 31
B. Campbell 75 3 21 2 24
B. Pirri 42 20 2 5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 26 17 12 .921 2.33
A. Montoya 5 7 2 .888 3.08
 
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