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RALEIGH, N.C., Feb.
Maxime Talbot had a goal and two assists Tuesday to help Pittsburgh beat Carolina 4-1 for its second straight Eastern Conference title. Ruslan Fedotenko, Bill Guerin and Craig Adams also scored for the Penguins, who swept the Hurricanes four games to none.
Evgeni Malkin had two goals and an assist Saturday, sparking Pittsburgh to a 6-2 win over Carolina and a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference finals. Sidney Crosby and Ruslan Fedotenko each had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who need only one more win to close out the best-of-seven series.
Carolina's Cam Ward turned away 36 shots and the Hurricanes beat Boston 3-0 Sunday, squaring their Eastern Conference semifinal series at 1-1. The shutout was the fourth for Ward in playoff competition this season. Eric Staal registered a goal and assist and Joe Corvo and Matt Cullen both scored for
Carolina's Cam Ward made 28 saves and the Hurricanes beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0 Sunday, forcing a seventh game in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Eric Staal had two goals and an assist, Ray Whitney contributed a goal and three assists and Jussi Jokinen added a goal for Carolina. Brendan
Martin Brodeur recorded another career milestone Thursday with a 44-save effort that gave the New Jersey Devils a pivotal 1-0 victory over Carolina. The Devils took a 3-2 lead in the opening-round series and will try to close out the Hurricanes Sunday on Carolina's home ice. Brodeur gave up a last-second goal Tuesday that cost the Devils a 4-3 setback and allowed Carolina to even the series.
Travis Zajac's overtime goal Sunday gave the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win over Carolina and a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Zajac was assisted by Zach Parise and Colin White on the game-winner just under 5 minutes into the extra session. Parise and Brian Gionta scored the
Tim Gleason's slapshot deflected off an opponent's skate into the net 2:40 into overtime Friday, giving the Carolina Hurricanes a 2-1 win over New Jersey. The Hurricanes evened their best-of-seven, opening-round series at 1-1, grabbing home-ice advantage thanks chiefly to tremendous goaltending by Cam Ward. Ward, who was beaten four times Wednesday in the series opener, made 33 saves Friday and did not allow a goal after Zach Parise scored on the power play midway through the opening period....
A third-period goal by Dainius Zubrus broke a 2-2 tie, allowing the New Jersey Devils to post a 3-2 win over Carolina Saturday. David Clarkson and Zach Parise scored the other New Jersey goals and Martin Brodeur stopped 23 shots for the Atlantic Division champions -- who may see the Hurricanes again in the first round of the playoffs. Anton Babchuk scored twice, both on the power play, and Michael Leighton -- in goal for Cam Ward, who had the day off -- finished with 32 saves for Carolina....
Buffalo's Jason Pominville scored twice and the Sabres whipped Carolina 5-1 Thursday, ending the Hurricanes' nine-game win streak. Matt Ellis, Jochen Hecht and Derek Roy also scored for Buffalo, which is out of the NHL playoff picture. Sabres goalie Ryan Miller blocked 26 shots. Eric Staal scored for
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