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Hurricanes come up short against Winnipeg 4-3

Posted February 21, 2013

FINAL: Winnipeg 4, Carolina 3 : The Winnipeg Jets managed to answer every time Carolina threatened, and the Hurricanes could not find enough offense in the last minutes as the Jets finish with the 4-3 win in Raleigh on Thursday night. Cam Ward allowed 4 goals in the loss.

4:54 3rd Period: Winnipeg 4, Carolina 3 : Another quick goal from Winnipeg puts the Jets ahead. Blake Wheeler scored his second of the night, and 3 goals have been scored in the last 90 seconds. The Canes now trail 4-3.

5:10 3rd Period: Carolina 3, Winnipeg 3 : Once again, the Hurricanes have immediately responded with a goal to tie the game. Jiri Tlusty, unassisted, scored his second goal of the night to tie the game 3-3.

6:00 3rd Period: Winnipeg 3, Carolina 2 : Andrew Ladd caught Cam Ward off guard to connect on the go-ahead goal, putting the Jets up 3-2.

16:23 3rd Period: Carolina 2, Winnipeg 2 : The Canes have responded just a minute after going down a goal to Winnipeg. Jordan Staal scored the goal with an assist from Dan Ellis. The two teams are locked at 2-2.

17:50 3rd Period: Winnipeg 2, Carolina 1 : Evander Kane has scored to start the third period. Cam Ward allowed the goal and the Canes are down a goal with 17 minutes left.

End 2nd Period: Carolina 1, Winnipeg 1 : The Hurricanes survived a Winnipeg power play at the end of the period, but have failed to convert a power play of their own and the game is still tied going into the final period. Late in the period, Bobby Sanguinetti went down and was removed from the game, adding to the list of injured Carolina defenders. 

1:21 1st Period: Carolina 1, Winnipeg 1 : The Hurricanes have tied the game at one goal apiece headed to the 2nd period. Jiri Tlusty connected with the net off an assist from Eric Staal and Alexander Semin. Cam Ward has seven saves through the 1st period in goal for the Canes tonight.

18:07 1st Period: Winnipeg 1, Carolina 0 : The Winnipeg Jets did not need long to score, going on the board just two minutes into the game with a Blake Wheeler goal assisted by Andrew Ladd.


 

The Winnipeg Jets continue a five-game road trip on Thursday night looking for a second straight victory as they visit the Southeast Division-rival Carolina Hurricanes.

The Jets began their swing by snapping a three-game slide courtesy of a 2-1 win at Buffalo on Tuesday. Andrew Ladd netted the game-winner early in the third period and Ondrej Pavelec made the two-goal effort by the team stand up in making 29 saves.

"Pavelec was outstanding in this game, he really helped us win," Jets coach Claude Noel said. "He made some key saves, he was big in the net, he was really focused and I thought he was outstanding, which is the way we know he's capable of playing."

Bryan Little added the other score 60 seconds into the game for the Jets, while Ladd potted his team-leading eighth goal of the campaign. He also has 13 points, tied with defenseman Tobias Enstrom for the league lead.

Enstrom, though, missed his second game in a row due to a right shoulder injury and is out indefinitely. Winnipeg defenseman Zach Redmon was cut in the thigh by another skate during pregame skate Thursday and was transported to the hospital, it is unlikely that he will play.

The Hurricanes have their own injury concerns as they skated on Monday without forwards Jeff Skinner (concussion) and Tim Brent (lower body) as well as defensemen Tim Gleason (lower body) and Joni Pitkanen (lower body). Minus those skaters, Carolina was shut out 3-0 by the Montreal Canadiens on Monday and had a three-game winning streak halted.

Cam Ward stopped 23 shots for Carolina.

"We just didn't have enough jump or enough energy" said Hurricanes captain Eric Staal, who had an 11-game point streak snapped that was the longest in the NHL this season. He had notched eight goals and 17 points over his streak, which was the second-longest of his career.

While Skinner, Gleason and Brent may all sit out this game versus the Jets, Pitkanen could return from his lower-body injury after practicing on Wednesday.

This is the first of four meetings between the Hurricanes and Jets this season. Winnipeg won four of the six encounters in 2011-12 and have taken three of their last four as the visitor in this series.

Staal has notched 23 goals and 55 points in 54 career games versus the Jets franchise, while Ward is 21-10-4 with a 2.96 goals against average and one shutout in 36 career meetings.

Pavelec has gone 3-6-2 with a 4.04 GAA in 12 meetings with the 'Canes.

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  • gwnunn Feb 21, 2013

    Ward can't stay focused enough to win enough games for the Canes. It's like he can walk on the ice and the other teams lays down or so he thinks. I can't skate but I believe I could have stopped those four goals tonight. Win three and lose two gets you out of the playoffs. He needs to sit one of three or two of three from here on out. Trade for a good player at end of season.

  • StunGunn Feb 21, 2013

    ^^^^

    After tonight, we just might be seeing more of Ellis, possibly Saturday. Hate to see the Canes drop two in a row, especially with the effort they put forth tonight. Murphy had a good game. Ironic that Ladd scored two goals. Former players always seem to bite the Canes in the rear.

  • viking416 Feb 21, 2013

    Agreed....We need to see more of Ellis

  • Ohprah Feb 21, 2013

    Please sit Cam Ward already

  • rgsims Feb 21, 2013

    why play Cam almost every night? C'mon...ya have a good backup that has played great...what's the deal here???

  • CharGrad13 Feb 21, 2013

    Cam Ward is the most bipolar goalie ever.

  • StunGunn Feb 21, 2013

    I like our chances in this game. Canes win on home ice.

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