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Western Conference Notebook: Nov. 3

Monday, 11.3.2008 / 9:51 AM CT / Features
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Western Conference Notebook: Nov. 3
With one month completed, 12 of the 15 Western Conference teams have already earned at least 10 points heading into this week's play ... Every team in the conference has earned at least 1 road win this season ... San Jose is the only team in the NHL with an unblemished home record this season (6-0-0) ... The Western Conference features 4 of the 5 highest scoring teams in the NHL this season ... This week's schedule features 8 out-of-conference match-ups. Western Conference teams hold a 29-18-4 record against Eastern Conference teams this season, but were only 6-5-2 last week.

Central Division
The Central Division has a winning record againt the other two Western Conference divisions, 6-3-1 against the Northwest Division and 7-6-1 against the Pacific Division. The Central is the only division in the conference above .500 against the other two intra-confernce divisions ... St. Louis has played 8 home games and 2 road games through the first 10 games of the '08-09 season ... Detroit leads the NHL with 44 goals scored entering this week's action ... There are no intra-divisional games on the schedule for this week ... The division will play 3 games against Eastern Conference teams this week: Columbus at NY Islanders on Monday, Montreal at Columbus on Friday, and New Jersey at Detroit on Saturday.

Northwest Division
All 5 teams in the Northwest Division have earned at least 10 points this season, joining the Northeast Division (Eastern Conference) as the only two divisions to make that claim ... Vancouver is the only Western Conference team with more than 1 overtime goal this season (2 OT goals) ... Minnesota and Colorado are the least penalized teams in the NHL this season, having been whistled for 39 and 52 penalties, respectively ... There are 2 intra-divisional games scheduled for this week: Minnesota at Colorado on Thursday and Minnesota at Vancouver on Saturday ... The division will play 2 games against Eastern Conference opponents this week: Edmonton at Pittsburgh on Thursday and Edmonton at New Jersey on Sunday.

Pacific Division
San Jose leads the NHL with 19 goals scored in the second period, the most goals any team has scored in any period thus far this season ... Anaheim has been called for a NHL-high 109 penalties this season, 20 more than the next highest team in the league. The Ducks have been shorthanded 77 times this season, 14 more than any other team ... There are 4 intra-divisional games scheduled for this week: Anaheim at Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dallas at Anaheim on Friday, Dallas at San Jose on Saturday, and San Jose at Phoenix on Sunday ... The division will play 3 games against Eastern Conference opponents this week: Florida at Los Angeles on Thursday, Florida at Phoenix on Saturday, and Florida at Anaheim on Sunday.
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33