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CAROLINA 5, ISLANDERS 1

Friday, 12.22.2006 / 12:00 AM / 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
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 64 41 18 5 172 142 87
2 NYR 63 39 17 7 197 155 85
3 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 62 36 15 11 182 160 83
6 PIT 63 36 18 9 182 158 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 OTT 62 28 23 11 176 167 67
11 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 65 30 35 4 65
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 65 14 28 23 42
B. Nelson 65 17 20 7 37
F. Nielsen 65 11 25 13 36
A. Lee 59 21 13 13 34
J. Bailey 53 13 19 11 32
J. Boychuk 55 7 23 14 30
N. Leddy 65 8 18 16 26
T. Hamonic 55 4 21 16 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 1 .911 2.47
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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