NHL roundup: Hurricanes beat Islanders
The NHL roundup …
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Eric Staal scored goals in a 1:38 span in the second period and also had an assist to help Carolina beat New York 4-2 in front of an announced crowd of 4,976 on snowy Long Island.
Zach Boychuk and Brandon Sutter also scored and Cam Ward made 23 saves for Hurricanes. Ninth in the Eastern Conference, Carolina has won three of its last four games.
Thrashers 1, Capitals 0
ATLANTA — Ondrej Pavelec made 36 saves for his third shutout of the season and Nik Antropov scored the only goal as the Atlanta Thrashers won for only the fifth time in 17 games, blanking Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals 1-0.
Canucks 2, Predators 1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Lee Sweatt scored the winning goal with 7:29 left in his first NHL game, and Vancouver rallied to beat Nashville.
Bruins 2, Panthers 1
BOSTON — All-Star Tim Thomas stopped 34 shots and Boston headed into the break in first place in the Northeast Division.
Stars 3, Oilers 1
DALLAS — Brenden Morrow scored twice and Kari Lehtonen made 34 saves for Dallas to rebound from a poor performance in his previous start.
Red Wings 3, Devils 1
DETROIT — Valtteri Filppula scored 5:32 into the third period, putting Detroit ahead to stay.
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