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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)

SCHEDULE

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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 44 15 12 1 27
J. Huberdeau 41 8 17 1 25
A. Ekblad 44 6 19 7 25
J. Jokinen 43 4 20 0 24
J. Hayes 36 13 7 1 20
B. Boyes 42 9 11 1 20
S. Bergenheim 33 7 9 4 16
T. Fleischmann 38 5 8 9 13
V. Trocheck 28 4 9 6 13
D. Kulikov 39 1 12 -2 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 17 10 8 .923 2.32
A. Montoya 3 4 2 .887 3.09
 
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