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Nothin' Finer than Carolina

Carolina RALEIGH -- Opening Night just a few short hours away. Panthers took to the ice this morning, the Whalercanes deciding to take the morning off. They have a game in Tampa Bay tomorrow night (going head-to-head with Game 2 of the RayLCS) and must have thought 30 minutes off the ice would help them out.

Nothing major going down, other than Pete DeBoer saying Tomas Vokoun will start both tonight and tomorrow at home against the Thrashers. Tonight's healthy scratches: Noah Welch, Anthony Stewart and Michael Frolik. So, yeah, Cory Murphy clears waivers one day, in the lineup another. PDeB says Murph deserves to play. So he has that going for him, which is nice.

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-- Odds of the day, courtesy of Bodog.com

Will Sarah Palin Fall while dropping the Puck at the Philadelphia Flyers Home Opener?: Yes 10/1

Will Sarah Palin get in a Donnybrook with the Flyers Captain at Center Ice?: Yes 1000/1

Will Sarah Palin get Booed more or Cheered more when introduced onto the Ice at the Flyers Home Opener?: Booed Even; Cheered -130

Will Sarah Palin wear a Philadelphia Flyers at Center Ice?: Yes Even; No -140