Mike Ribeiro scored with 2:16 remaining, and the Washington Capitals rallied from a 2-1 third-period deficit to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Alex Ovechkin and Joey Crabb also scored for the Capitals, who snapped a three-game losing streak and moved within eight points of the Southeast Division-leading Hurricanes.
Riley Nash scored twice, Joe Corvo put one in off the goaltender's mask, and Justin Peters got his second career shutout Tuesday night as the surging Carolina Hurricanes beat the slumping Washington Capitals 4-0, taking the first leg of a key home-and-home series between the Southeast Division rivals. The teams will meet in Raleigh on Thursday.
Jiri Tlusty had two goals, and the surging Carolina Hurricanes built an early lead and carried it through to a 6-3 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Alexander Semin and Jay Harrison scored 28 seconds apart in the first period, and Jeff Skinner and Chris Terry — in his NHL debut — added goals for the Hurricanes, who won for the fifth time in six games. Dan Ellis made 31 saves in the victory.
Jussi Jokinen scored twice and added an assist, and Riley Nash netted his first goal as part of a three-point night in the Carolina Hurricanes' 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday. Eric Staal also had two goals for the Hurricanes, Jiri Tlutsy scored his 10th in 11 games, and Alexander Semin had three assists.
Eric Staal wasn't going to let his little brother lose on this special night. The older Staal centered a line that produced three goals in the Carolina Hurricanes' 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night in ex-Penguin Jordan Staal's first game against his old teammates.
As bad as the Washington Capitals have been at times, they will wake up Wednesday only four points out of first place.
Danny Briere scored 1:47 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Carolina's Joe Corvo had scored the tying goal in the third period, and Jiri Tlusty and Jeff Skinner also had goals for the Hurricanes, who had won two in a row.
Dan Ellis was the benefactor of the Carolina Hurricanes' most complete defensive performance of the season.
Casey Carroll, who returned to Duke lacrosse team for a final season after 5-year stint as U.S. Army Ranger, will miss season following knee surgery. Carroll last played for Blue Devils in 2007.
David Krejci scored the tiebreaking goal off a pretty pass from Hamilton with 1:50 left to help the Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Monday night.
The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled the mood, jumping ahead early and claiming a 4-1 win to drop the Hurricanes to 0-2 early in the lockout-shortened 48-game season.
Not long after the Florida Panthers paid tribute to their past, Jonathan Huberdeau offered a glimpse of their future.
The Carolina Hurricanes aren’t content to simply build for the future. This year, they’re going Staal in.
Jordan Staal and his wife Heather were married on June 22, 2012 — the same day that he was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, where his older brother Eric is the captain.
With lockout over and deal approved by players and management, National Hockey League training camps open Sunday, Jan. 13. Regular season games begin Jan. 19 and Hurricanes open at home on Jan. 22 against Tampa Bay. Here's a team-by-team look at the new faces and places around the league as well as the complete Hurricanes' schedule and training camp roster.