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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

Official Scoresheet | Official Super Stats

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
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 49 15 26 -7 41
J. Tavares 48 19 21 -4 40
F. Nielsen 51 15 18 0 33
B. Nelson 51 20 11 1 31
M. Grabovski 51 9 15 2 24
J. Bailey 50 9 15 5 24
N. Leddy 51 3 20 -8 23
A. Lee 51 7 15 1 22
R. Strome 40 5 14 -6 19
C. Clutterbuck 50 11 4 6 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 12 11 4 .917 2.28
T. Greiss 14 6 2 .929 2.26
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