FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—February 24, 2007
RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated left wing Cory Stillman from injured reserve. Stillman, who has missed the Hurricanes’ last seven games with a knee injury, will be available for Carolina’s game tonight at Atlanta (7 p.m., FSN South HD, Hurricanes Radio Network).
Stillman, 33, has played in 24 games for the Hurricanes this season, scoring three goals and earning 12 assists (15 points). The Peterborough, Ont., native missed the first 31 games of the season recovering from an off-season shoulder surgery. Stillman (6’0”, 200 lbs.) is in his second season with the Hurricanes after signing with Carolina as a free agent in August 2005, and has earned 92 points (24g, 68a) in 96 regular-season games with the team. Stillman finished the 2005-06 regular season tied for second among Hurricanes scorers in assists (55) and points (76), and ranked second in scoring during the team’s 25-game run to the 2006 Stanley Cup championship.
The Carolina Hurricanes play in Atlanta tonight (7 p.m., FSN South HD, Hurricanes Radio Network) and will return to Raleigh to face the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday (7 p.m., Hurricanes Radio Network) in the first game of a back-to-back, home-and-home set between the clubs. Tickets for all Hurricanes home games are available at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via www.CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.