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Nine: Back In

Thursday, 11.06.2008 / 9:18 AM / Blogs
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Nine: Back In
Panthers center Stephen Weiss is back for another season of his blog, 'Nine. Weiss will bring you closer to Panthers action both on and off the ice as he talks about his experiences throughtout the 2008-09 season. Nine is in it's second season and can only exclusively be seen on floridapanthers.com

The popular first-round draft pick (4th overall) in 2001, is in his seventhh NHL season, all with the Cats. The Toronto, Ontario native had his second straight 40 point season, finishing with 13 goals and 29 assists in 74 games. He also set a career high in game-winning goals with four.

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I got a couple practices in this week and I’m ready to get back in tonight. I feel good.

It’s a big road trip for us. Three pretty good teams we don’t see that often, so we’ll have to be at our best. The last time we played Los Angeles they beat us 6 or 7-0, so we’ve got to make sure we’re ready to play. It’s important we have a good start.

I think we learned a lesson in Atlanta, that you have to be ready to play every night. It doesn’t matter if you’re playing San Jose or Atlanta. We beat the best team in the league then lost to one of the teams at the bottom. The league is too tight. You have to have your best game every night win. 

It probably wasn’t a fun plane trip home from Atlanta, but it just goes to show you on any given night any team can win in this league. Just because you’re at the bottom of the standings, or the top of the standings… it just doesn’t matter. Every team is a good team.

Three wins would be nice this week. That’s what we’re going for. I don’t want to look too far ahead, though. We have to focus on Los Angeles and make sure we play the right way. If we go that we should get the results at the end.

Talk to you soon.
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  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

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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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