Posted March 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Carolina Hurricanes kept on winning, this time at the expense of the skidding New Jersey Devils, who still can't get on track without Martin Brodeur. Jiri Tlusty had two goals, and the surging Hurricanes built an early lead and carried it through to a 6-3 victory over the Devils on Saturday night. New Jersey, which was in rally mode almost all night, got two goals from Ilya Kovalchuk, including a short-handed tally, and one from Patrik Elias but that wasn't enough to avoid their seventh loss in eight games without top goalie Brodeur. ''We've got to get wins. I'm not going to kid you and tell you I'm not worried,'' Devils coach Peter DeBoer said. ''It concerns me that we're not scoring. You look at the shots and the chances, and there's not a huge discrepancy from three weeks ago when we were winning games. ''It's finding that fine line that we seemed to have lost.'' Alexander Semin and Jay Harrison scor...

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