Carolina goaltender Cam Ward finally got his second win of the season. It took a 41-save effort to hold the Toronto Maple Leafs at bay in a 4-1 but he got another win.
Jordan Staal and Eric Staal each scored for Carolina and Jeff Skinner pitched in with three assists in the win. Carolina improved to 4-4 while Toronto dropped below .500 to 4-5-0. Matt Frattin scored the lone goal for the Leafs.
Let’s check out the rest of the action from a light night on the ice.
Phoenix picked up a 2-1 win over visiting Minnesota and now has points in five straight games. Martin Hanzal’s goal at 7:48 of the second period was the eventual game-winner for the Coyotes. Zach Parise’s sixth of the season was the only tally for the Wild. Nicklas Backstrom stopped 32 of 34 shots in the loss.
Jamie Benn picked up his first two goals of the season and added an assist to lead Dallas to 3-2 win over Colorado. Milan Hejduk scored his first goal of the season in the loss. Hedjuk was also being recognized for app...