Originally written on Razzball Hockey  |  Last updated 10/29/14

ANAHEIM, CA - NOVEMBER 25: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes warms up against the Anaheim Ducks before the game at the Honda Center on November 25, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
On a busy Thursday, Eric Staal’s hat trick put the Carolina Hurricanes into the win column for the first time this season as they beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-3 last night in Raleigh. He scored once in the second and put up both Carolina goals in the third. His brother, Jordan, added a pair of assists in the win. Jason Pominville potted a pair in the loss. That was part of a wild night of offense, collapses and last-minute heroics. Let’s hit the ice and get you caught up to speed. The Islanders scored a touchdown and knocked off Toronto 7-4. Michael Grabner and Matt Moulson each scored a pair for the Isles while Maple Leafs’ newcomer Matt Frattin had a goal and two assists in his season debut. The Flyers got their first win of the season, slipping past the Bruins 2-1. Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist in the win for Philly. Ilya Bryzgalov turned aside 18 shots for the win. Montreal kept Washington winless as the Canadiens knocked off the Caps 4-1. The Habs scored three goals in f...
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