February 14, 2007 |
Considering their position in the Eastern Conference playoff race, the Carolina Hurricanes know they can't let any points get away if they want to defend their Stanley Cup title. On Tuesday night, that meant avoiding a letdown against the Western Conference's last-place team. Scott Walker scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and David Tanabe had two assists to lead the Hurricanes past the Kings, 2-1, giving Carolina a needed win as it enters a key stretch of the schedule.
November 6, 1998 |
The Carolina Hurricanes scored six consecutive goals, including two by Jeff O'Neill, to overcome a three-goal deficit and defeat the New York Islanders, 6-3, Thursday night at Uniondale, N.Y. O'Neill, Martin Gelinas and Kent Manderville scored in a 3:20 span of the third period. Curtis Leschyshyn and Paul Ranhei also scored for Carolina. The Islanders took a 3-0 lead in the first period on goals by Eric Brewer, Mike Watt and Kenny Jonsson.
December 29, 2006 |
Ryan Miller made 29 saves, and Ales Kotalik scored on a penalty shot to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-1, on Thursday night in New York. Jason Pominville, Chris Drury and Thomas Vanek also scored for Buffalo, which completed a four-game season sweep of Carolina, the team that beat the Sabres in the Eastern Conference finals last season.
October 12, 2006 |
Gary Roberts and Olli Jokinen scored twice to help the host Florida Panthers beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3, Wednesday night, keeping the defending Stanley Cup champions winless. Carolina fell to 0-3-1 and has been outscored, 18-7. Florida has scored a franchise-best 14 goals in its first two home games, but has scored only once in two road games.
October 29, 2006 |
To a man, the Carolina Hurricanes said the Buffalo Sabres provided the stiffest test in their run to the Stanley Cup title last season. The Hurricanes had to rally in the third period of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals to advance. Now, only three weeks into this season, the Sabres appear to be the biggest threat to take Carolina's title away. "It's a great compliment coming from the champs," Sabres co-captain Chris Drury said, "but sorry, it doesn't make me feel any better for losing."
January 21, 2004 |
Desperate to fix a struggling offense, the Carolina Hurricanes acquired right wing Justin Williams from the Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Danny Markov on Tuesday. The Hurricanes rank last in the NHL with 87 goals and hope Williams will help. He has six goals and 20 assists this season. "Obviously there's not the right mix right now," Carolina President and General Manager Jim Rutherford said. "And we have to do something to change that."
April 7, 2001 |
Martin Gelinas scored a power-play goal with 4:51 remaining as the Carolina Hurricanes clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers Friday night at Raleigh, N.C. Carolina improved to 9-0-1 against Atlanta in 10 meetings, rallying twice and winning its third one-goal game in eight days to make the postseason for the second time in three seasons.
October 27, 1997 |
The Carolina Hurricanes rallied with goals by Geoff Sanderson and Nelson Emerson late in the third period to beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2, at Chicago. With 4:09 left, Sanderson tied the score, 2-2, with a shot from the right circle. Emerson then scored his fifth goal with 1:05 left from right in front as he took a pass from Keith Primeau behind the net to break the tie.
May 3, 2006 |
Cory Stillman scored 1:19 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes eliminated the Montreal Canadiens with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night at Montreal. After dropping the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at home, Carolina roared back to win four in a row -- three in Montreal. "We started off slow and we've been playing better here game after game," Stillman said. "We wanted to win here in Game 6.
February 6, 2006 |
It didn't take long for Doug Weight to make a contribution for the Carolina Hurricanes. Weight, playing in his second game since being acquired from St. Louis, scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the surging Hurricanes to a 4-3 victory over the Bruins on Sunday at Boston. Carolina goalie Martin Gerber, who stopped three shots during the shootout, stuffed a Sergei Samsonov attempt to secure the win. He had 24 saves in regulation and overtime.