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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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...
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.
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).
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.
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.
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