NHL Roundup: Penguins rally past Hurricanes
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PITTSBURGH ó Sidney Crosby and Ruslan Fedotenko scored 32 seconds apart during Pittsburghís four-goal third period and the Penguins overcame Carolina rookie Brandon Sutterís first NHL goal to rally for a 4-1 victory over the Hurricanes on Thursday night.
Sutter gave one of hockeyís most famous families another milestone, scoring off a Pittsburgh giveaway to put Carolina up 1-0 in the first ó a lead that held up for nearly 21/2 periods. Sutter, a 2007 first-round draft pick and the son of New Jersey Devils coach Brent Sutter, is the ninth member of the Sutter family to play in the NHL.
The 19-year-old Sutter grabbed the puck after Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik whiffed on a pass and, skating in from the blue line, beat Marc-Andre Fleury on a backhander at 13:07 of the first to score unassisted.
Carolina backup goalie Michael Leighton, starting again for Cam Ward after beating Anaheim 3-1 on Sunday, made the lead stand up until the Penguins ó known for their scoring flurries ó needed only two shifts to turn a one-goal deficit into a one-goal lead.
Sabres 4, Wild 3, OT
ST. PAUL, Minn. ó Derek Roy scored 44 seconds into overtime and Buffalo rallied from a late two-goal deficit to beat Minnesota.
Drew Stafford, Adam Mair and Thomas Vanek scored for Buffalo, 6-0-1 this season. The Sabresí only loss came in a shootout at Atlanta last Saturday.
Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 2
BOSTON ó Anton Stralman scored with 9:14 left to break a third-period tie, and Vesa Toskala stopped 26 shots as Toronto beat Boston to snap a five-game losing streak.
Mike Van Ryn and Nik Antropov also scored for Toronto, which had lost twice in regulation and three times in shootouts since opening the season with a victory over the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings.
Stars 5, Islanders 3
UNIONDALE, N.Y. ó Mike Ribeiro had a goal and a career-high four assists Dallasí victory over the New York Islanders.
Loui Eriksson added a pair of goals, and Brendan Morrow and Krystofer Barch also scored for the Stars, who went 2-1 against the three New York-area teams this week. Dallas beat the Rangers 2-1 on Monday and lost 5-0 at New Jersey on Wednesday.
Flames 5, Predators 3
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ó Jarome Iginla scored two goals and assisted on another, and Dion Phaneuf set up two goals for Calgary.
Greg Zanon, Jordin Tootoo and Jason Arnott scored for the Predators.
Avalanche 4, Oilers 1
DENVER ó Ian Laperriere scored his first goal of the season, Peter Budaj stopped 25 shots, and Colorado won its fourth straight.
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