CAROLINA 5, ISLANDERS 1

Friday, 12.22.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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CAROLINA 5, ISLANDERS 1
Canes rout Isles on four power play goals

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By Jason Lockhart

The Carolina Hurricanes converted on four of their nine power play opportunities and cruised to a 5-1 win over the Islanders Friday night at the RBC Center. Cam Ward stopped 23 of 24 shots to earn his 16th win of the season.

The Canes took a 2-0 lead after one period of play on Rod Brind'Amour and Justin Williams' power play goals. Brind'Amour scored while playing 5-on-3.

Carolina scored two more goals in the second period, including a power play tally by Eric Belanger made it 4-0 after 40 minutes.

In the third, Scott Walker and Chris Simon exchanged goals, as Ward lost his shutout bid with 8:09 gone by in the third period.

Brendan Witt tried to energize the Islanders by fighting Walker and Mike Commodore on separate occasions.

The Islanders get right back on the ice Saturday to face the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Nassau Coliseum before taking two days off for the holidays.


Five Stars of the Game:
1. Rod Brind'Amour:
Three power play points
2. Cory Stillman: Three assists
3. Ray Whitney: Two assists
4. Cam Ward: Stopped 23 of 24 shots
5. Mike Commodore: Six hits and a fight

Stat of the Game: Carolina went 4 for 9 on the power play.

Slapshots: Randy Robitaille returned to the Islanders, last playing with them on April 17 against Ottawa in the playoffs...Alexei Yashin extended his point streak to eight games.


ISLANDERS
Goaltenders
39 Rick DiPietro
1   Mike Dunham

Defensemen
32 Brendan Witt - 24 Radek Martinek
14 Chris Campoli - 6 Sean Hill
3   Tom Poti - 8 Bruno Gervais
 
Forwards
12 Chris Simon - 79 Alexei Yashin - 55 Jason Blake
25 Viktor Kozlov - 27 Randy Robitaille - 81 Miroslav Satan
11 Andy Hilbert - 18 Mike Sillinger - 7 Trent Hunter
33 Eric Boguniecki - 17 Shawn Bates - 10 Richard Park
 
 
CAROLINA
Goaltenders
30 Cam Ward
47 John Grahame

Defensemen
6   Bret Hedican - 22 Mike Commodore
2   Glen Wesley - 28 Andrew Hutchinson
48 Anton Babchuk - 8   Tim Gleason

Forwards
13 Ray Whitney - 17 Rod Brind'Amour - 11 Justin Williams
61 Cory Stillman - 12 Eric Staal - 26 Erik Cole
24 Scott Walker - 25 Eric Belanger - 19 Trevor Letowski
27 Craig Adams - 59 Chad LaRose - 37 Keith Aucoin 

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
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. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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