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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Bruins

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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Bruins
FLORIDA PANTHERS (30-21-8 68pts.) vs. BOSTON BRUINS (40-12-8 88pts.)
February 24, 2009
TD BankNorth Garden
7:00 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:

5. The Florida Panther have posted a 14-5-3 mark since Jan. 1, earning points in 17 of their last 22 games and currently sit in seventh place in the Eastern Conference with 68 points. Only three clubs (New Jersey, Detroit and Washington) boast a better record since Jan. 1. The Panthers begin a five-game road trip tonight in Boston, before playing the NY Rangers (Feb. 26), New Jersey Devils (Feb. 28), Washington Capitals (Mar. 1) and the Atlanta Thrashers (Mar. 3).

4. D Jay Bouwmeester ranks first in the NHL averaging 27:11 of ice time per game and ranks 22nd among NHL league leaders with 31 points (12-19-31). He also holds the NHL’s active consecutive games played streak at 319 games played, dating back to the 2003-04 season. Additionally, with his 50th goal of his NHL career on Thursday, Feb. 5, Bouwmeester became just the second Panthers defenseman to record 50 tallies while playing for the Cats, joining Robert Svehla (61).

3. The Panthers goaltending tandem of Tomas Vokoun and Craig Anderson ranks sixth in the NHL with 2.55 GAA and places tied for second in the NHL with a .924 save percentage. Additionally, the duo of Vokoun and Anderson has combined for a 8-2-2 record when they face 40 or more shots.

2. C Michael Frolik ranks tied for fifth among NHL rookie scoring leaders with 29 points (14-15-29). In addition, Frolik places tied for sixth among rookie leaders in shots on goal (105) and sixth in rookie goal scoring (14). 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.

1. The Panthers place first in the NHL with 10 different players who have recorded at least 10 goals (Booth, Horton, Stillman, Bouwmeester, Campbell, Frolik, McCabe, Zednik, Weiss, Dvorak) and place tied for first in the NHL with 12 different players who have recorded at least 20 points (Booth, Weiss, Horton, Bouwmeester, Stillman, Frolik, Campbell, Dvorak, McCabe, Peltonen, Ballard, Zednik).

BROADCAST
LOCAL TV:
FS FLORIDA
7 p.m. - Panthers vs. Bruins
Broadcasters: Steve Goldstein (PxP), Denis Potvin (Color),

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

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
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 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 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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