Carolina squanders power-play chances in home loss
Nathan Gerbe scored the tiebreaking goal at 6:59 of the third period, Anton Khudobin stopped 30 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Thursday night.
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Jussi Jokinen enjoyed his four-plus seasons in Carolina and understood when the rebuilding Hurricanes sent him to Pittsburgh last spring as part of a salary dump. Imagine the damage he might have done on Tuesday night if he was angry. Jokinen poured in three goals for his first hat trick in nearly six years and the Penguins remained unbeaten with a 5-2 win.
After squandering a third-period lead in a season-opening loss to Detroit, the Carolina Hurricanes were happy to be in a similar position against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday.
Nathan Gerbe scored his second goal of the game with 38 seconds remaining to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a preseason game Thursday night.
Jeff Skinner scored the winner and Anton Khudobin made 41 saves to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Brayden McNabb had two goals and an assist to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-2 preseason victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.
Sean Collins scored with 13:34 left and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.
The Carolina Hurricanes opened preseason camp Thursday by filling a gaping hole on the blue line when general manager Jim Rutherford announced that free-agent defenseman Ron Hainsey had agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract.
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