Quantcast

Hurricanes edge Avalanche 2-1 - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Hurricanes edge Avalanche 2-1

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

Jordan Staal and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and an assist, lifting the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
    
It was Colorado's first loss in seven road games this season.
    
Carolina goalie Justin Peters stopped 33 shots, while Colorado's Semyon Varlamov stopped 26.
    
Carolina has points in four straight games (3-0-1), all at home, since snapping a five-game losing streak.
    
Paul Stastny scored his seventh goal of the season for Colorado.
    
All seven of Carolina's victories this season have been by one goal.
    
Eric Staal played in his 708th game for Carolina, tying Kevin Dineen for third on the club's all-time list.
    
The Hurricanes led 1-0 after a penalty-free first period in which they outshot the Avalanche 11-5.
    
Carolina got on the board first at 12:47 of the first, as Staal followed a Nathan Gerbe shot by backhanding the puck past Varlamov for his third goal of the season.
    
Colorado outshot the Hurricanes 19-12 in the second.
    
The Hurricanes made it 2-0 on a rush 26 seconds into the second, as from the left boards Gerbe passed to Dwyer for an easy glove-side goal.
    
Stastny made it 2-1 on the game's first power play at 14:34, picking up the loose puck behind Peters in the crease and following Nathan MacKinnon's shot.
    
NOTES: Carolina will complete its five-game homestand Friday night against the Anaheim Ducks. ... Colorado will play at St. Louis on Thursday night. ... Hurricanes D Tim Gleason (upper body) missed his fifth straight game and RW Kevin Westgarth (upper body) his fourth. . Avalanche LW Alex Tanguay (knee) missed his fourth straight and D Ryan Wilson (back) his third.

  • SportsMore>>

  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:50 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

    Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:21:02 GMT
    The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.
    The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.
  • Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent

    Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:00:51 GMT
    The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.
    This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
    This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.