TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild kept rolling along with a pair of lightning-quick responses against Tampa Bay.
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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Minnesota Wild stuck to their defensive plan Monday and it paid off to give them their first win of the season.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raced off to a big lead against Winnipeg on Tuesday, and then started watching the scoreboard to see if its faint playoff hopes would survive another...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After patiently approaching his season in charge of the Minnesota Wild, general manager Paul Fenton has taken his first steps toward remaking the roster.
If the Wild don't pick up the pace in the Western Conference race, more moves could be coming soon.
The Wild traded left wing Nino Niederreiter to the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday for center Victor Rask, a swap of underperforming but still-young players on long-term contracts between teams under new regimes.
MONTREAL (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes allowed more than twice as many shots on goal as they took, but Curtis McElhinney more than made up for it.
McElhinney stopped 48 shots and Carolina beat the Canadiens 2-1 on Tuesday night in Shea Weber's return from injury for Montreal.
Victor Rask and Trevor van Riemsdyk scored for the Hurricanes, who have won four of five.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes picked forward Justin Williams as their captain and said center Victor Rask had surgery on two fingers he injured while slicing food in his kitchen.
Team officials made the announcements Thursday when the team opened training camp.
General manager Don Waddell says Rask will be out indefinitely after having the procedure on the fourth and fifth fingers on his right hand.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes say defenseman Brett Pesce and forward Victor Rask will miss the rest of the season with shoulder injuries.
Team spokesman Mike Sundheim announced the injuries Wednesday. Carolina recalled defenseman Roland McKeown from its AHL affiliate in Charlotte on an emergency basis.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes simply outplayed the New York Islanders in a matchup of teams headed for a spring without playoff games.
Trevor van Riemsdyk scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period and Scott Darling made 26 saves as the Hurricanes beat the reeling Islanders 4-3 Sunday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho was itching to get back on the ice after missing two weeks with a concussion and a knee injury.
He celebrated with a big goal for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Aho and Victor Rask scored in the third period, helping the Hurricanes top the slumping Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Tuesday night.
"I was very excited. I've been waiting for this since I got hurt," Aho said. "It felt really good to get that goal."
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a historically significant day for the franchise, the Carolina Hurricanes picked up an important regulation victory that helped them move up the standings.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 26th goal 1:57 into overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Ovechkin also tied it with 7:15 left in regulation, with Nicklas Backstrom assisting on both goals. Alex Chiasson, Devante Smith-Pelly and Dmitry Orlov each scored for the Capitals, who went to overtime for the sixth time in eight games.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Washington Capitals felt they gave away two goals. Alex Ovechkin got them right back when it mattered most.
Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 26th goal 1:57 into overtime and the Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
"It's almost like whenever he decides to end it, he can just go do it," linemate Devante Smith-Pelly said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fast start by Carolina spelled an early exit for Pekka Rinne.
Noah Hanifin had a goal and two assists to lead an early outburst that carried the Hurricanes past the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Thursday night.
Derek Ryan had a goal and an assist, and Elias Lindholm and Victor Rask also scored for the Hurricanes, who have won four of five. Cam Ward made 28 saves.
Kevin Fiala got the goal for Nashville, which has lost two straight.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When it came time for Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen to face Juuse Saros in a shootout, they knew what to do against their fellow countrymen.
"A little bit of Finn on Finn there," Carolina coach Bill Peters said. "They know Saros ... and I said to (Aho) 'You own this guy?' and he said 'Yeah, I do.' Teuvo said the same thing."
Aho and Teravainen scored in the shootout and the Hurricanes earned a 4-3 victory over the Predators on Sunday.
TORONTO (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes simply took advantage of their opportunities and pulled out a big win against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Josh Jooris scored twice, Teuvo Teravainen had a three-point night and the Hurricanes beat the Maple Leafs 6-3 on Thursday night.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes were a fraction of a second from opening their season with a victory in regulation. As tough as shootouts have been for this team over the years, winning one of those was an even more satisfying way to start.
Jaccob Slavin scored in the tiebreaker and the Hurricanes beat Minnesota 5-4 on Saturday night after the Wild forced overtime with a goal with 0.3 seconds left in regulation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes say Eddie Lack is out of the hospital and has a neck strain after the goalie was wheeled off the ice on a stretcher following a frightening collision on the final play of an overtime loss to Detroit.
Team officials on Tuesday brought in Alex Nedeljkovic from their ECHL affiliate in Florida as the goalie for their rematch with the Red Wings later that night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eddie Lack hasn't had the kind of season he or the Carolina Hurricanes expected. He came through big time Thursday night while playing for the first time in five games.
Lack made 30 saves, Victor Rask scored the tiebreaking goal in 3:24 to play and the Hurricanes beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1.
"Eddie made some big saves," Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said. "He made a sequence of three saves there at about the four-minute mark. It was a wonderful job. He was big tonight."
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Morgan Rielly scored 2:13 into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.
Rielly's wrist shot past Cam Ward gave Toronto its third straight victory and moved them one point ahead of the New York Islanders for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Mitch Marner and James van Riemsdyk also scored for Toronto, and Frederik Andersen made 36 saves.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau is generating goals again. It's not a coincidence that the Calgary Flames also are winning.
Gaudreau had two goals and an assist to help the Flames beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday.
Gaudreau has eight points in his last four games for the Flames, who have won four straight and have earned at least one point in six straight games. Calgary went 5-0-1 in that stretch, including a 4-0-1 record on a five-game road trip.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Skinner is just trying to keep up with his productive linemates. They've helped the Carolina Hurricanes keep pace in their push for an elusive playoff berth.
Skinner had a goal and two assists, linemate Victor Rask had two assists and an empty-net goal, and the Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Derek Ryan, the third member of the Skinner-Rask line, also had a goal and an assist for Carolina.
CHICAGO (AP) — Scott Darling's 6-foot-6 frame was awfully handy Friday night.
Darling had a season-high 39 saves, kicking out his long legs for a couple key stops, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 for their second straight win.
Jonathan Toews and Artemi Panarin scored for Chicago, which was coming off a 4-3 overtime victory against Buffalo on Thursday night. The consecutive wins against the Sabres and Hurricanes come in the aftermath of a 1-4-1 slump.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina's kids have the Hurricanes rolling, and now they get to take the show on the road.
Victor Rask got his eighth goal of the season and Noah Hanifin scored his first, helping the Hurricanes beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win.
The 23-year-old Rask was the oldest of Carolina's goal scorers in this one, backed by the 19-year-old Hanifin and 21-year-old Elias Lindholm.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A big comeback win has the Carolina Hurricanes on a three-game winning streak and a point-a-game pace for the season.
Victor Rask had a goal and an assist in Carolina's three-goal third period as the Hurricanes rallied for a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night.
Jeff Skinner and Teuvo Teravainen also scored for the Hurricanes (6-6-4) during their outburst over a 5-minute, 50-second span of third period. Ron Hainsey had two assists and Cam Ward stopped 31 shots.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rookie Sebastian Aho needed a month to finally get his first NHL goal, and he and linemates Jordan Staal and Teuvo Teravainen celebrated with an offensive outburst.
Aho scored his first two NHL goals, Staal had a goal and three assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 on Saturday night.
"It was good night for us," the 19-year-old Aho said. "It was a big goal for me and it feels good. It's my first NHL goal. Our whole line played well."
DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to their fifth consecutive win, a 4-2 decision over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
Andreas Athanasiou had a goal and an assist and Thomas Vanek scored for Detroit (5-2-0). Petr Mrazek made 28 saves for the Red Wings, whose last five-game winning streak was Jan. 13-27, 2015.
Jordan Staal and Victor Rask scored for Carolina while Cam Ward stopped 21 shots.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — After squandering two big leads already this season, the Carolina Hurricanes were determined not to let this one slip away.
Victor Rask scored his third goal of the season, Jeff Skinner had a goal and an assist and Noah Hanifin had a career-high three assists to lead the Hurricanes to their first victory of the season, 4-2 over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brandon Sutter scored 32 seconds into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks erased a three-goal deficit to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday night.
Sutter beat goalie Eddie Lack on a quick shot on a 2-on-1 run rush for the Canucks' second straight comeback win.