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2009-05-12 21:10:16

Mark Recchi and Chuck Kobasew each had a goal and an assist Tuesday and the Boston Bruins beat Carolina 4-2 to tie the Eastern Conference semifinals at 3-3. Steve Montador had a goal and Patrice Bergeron two assists for the Bruins, who have come back from a 3-1 deficit to force a Game 7 Thursday in Boston. The Bruins have never overcome a 3-1 deficit to win a series in 20 previous tries. Marc Savard also scored for the Bruins before leaving in the third period following a knee-on-knee hit by...

2009-05-08 21:55:10

Jussi Jokinen scored the first of Carolina's three third-period goals Friday, pushing the Hurricanes into a commanding series lead with a 4-1 win over Boston. Carolina owns a 3-1 advantage and needs one more victory to reach the Eastern Conference finals. The Hurricanes' first chance to wrap it up will come Sunday in Boston. The game was tied at 1-1 going into the final period, which Carolina dominated. Jokinen scored the eventual game-winner 2:52 into the third with a power-play goal, Sergei...

2009-05-06 22:09:22

Jussi Jokinen scored just 2:48 into overtime Wednesday, lifting Carolina to a 3-2 win over Boston in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Carolina grabbed a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and will try to move within one win of a spot in the conference finals when it hosts Game 4 Friday. Jokinen gathered up the rebound of a blast by Sergei Samsonov and put a wrist shot by Tim Thomas for his fifth goal of the playoffs. Samsonov also had a goal with 2:02 left in the second period...

2009-03-11 23:05:03

Kris Versteeg scored in the fourth round of an overtime shootout Wednesday, giving Chicago a 3-2 victory over Carolina. The first three rounds ended in a 2-2 tie before Versteeg beat Cam Ward just under the crossbar. Sergei Samsonov was then stopped by Cristobal Huet to give Chicago its first victory over the Hurricanes in a decade. Chicago had lost five out of seven coming into the contest. Huet made 29 saves for his 19th win of the year. One of Carolina's goals came from Rod Brind'Amour,...

2009-03-06 21:12:57

Ray Whitney scored Carolina's first and last goals Friday night as part of his third NHL career hat trick, boosting the Hurricanes to a 6-1 win over Calgary. All three Whitney goals came on the power play, helping Carolina win for the sixth time in eight games. Cam Ward got the victory with 21 saves. Whitney opened the scoring with 5:09 to play in the first period and Sergei Samsonov and Erik Cole added goals before the end of the stanza. Whitney made it 4-0 midway through the second and...

2009-02-06 00:34:32

Sergei Samsonov scored the deciding goal in the shootout Thursday, giving the Carolina Hurricanes a 4-3 victory over San Jose. The Sharks, who lost just three times in their first 26 home games this season, have now dropped two in a row on their own ice. Carolina fought back from a two-goal deficit and tied it 7:30 into the third period on a goal from Ray Whitney. The Hurricanes had a 1-0 lead through two rounds of the shootout, but San Jose kept its hopes alive when Milan Michalek scored to...

2009-01-08 21:35:25

Jay Bouwmeester put Florida in front 31 seconds into the third period Thursday and the Panthers hung on to defeat Carolina 4-2. Carolina's longest winning streak of the season came to an end at four games. The Hurricanes had won eight of their previous 11. Florida won its second in a row and inched within three points of Carolina for second place in the Southeast Division. Washington leads the division by 10 points. Tomas Vokoun made 31 saves to get the victory. The game was tied at 1-1 after...

2009-01-06 21:27:58

Tuomo Ruutu scored the winning goal and Cam Ward made 25 saves Tuesday in the Carolina Hurricanes' 3-2 win over New Jersey. Ray Whitney and Sergei Samsonov also scored for the Hurricanes, who have a four-game winning streak and have earned points in 12 of their last 15 games (9-3-3). Patrik Elias had a goal and an assist for the Devils, who had won four of five coming in. Scott Clemmensen was beaten three times on 28 shots. Ruutu got his winning goal at 9:58 of the third period.

2008-12-31 22:23:05

Sergei Samsonov had a hand in all of Carolina's goals Wednesday, propelling the Hurricanes to a 3-1 victory over Atlanta. Samsonov scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season and assisted on Joe Corvo's score in the third period that gave Carolina some insurance en route to its third win in five games. Cam Ward needed to block just 20 shots for the victory. Atlanta lost its fourth straight, getting a goal from Ilya Kovlachuk in the first period. It was the first goal in nine games for...

2008-12-21 21:22:35

Tuomo Ruutu's goal with 3:17 remaining in overtime Sunday gave the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. Ruutu was assisted by Eric Stahl and Joe Corvo. Stahl had a goal and two assists and Sergei Samsonov posted a goal and assist for the Hurricanes. Matt D'Agostini and Robert Lang got the Montreal goals. Lang's score, on a power play, tied the contest at 2-2 with 6:52 left in regulation. Carolina goalie Cam Ward picked up his 11th win of the season with a 26-save...


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