Though the Carolina Hurricanes left a point on the board in their season opener, coach Kirk Muller generally liked what he saw from his team.
There haven't been many positives against the Philadelphia Flyers of late.
The Hurricanes try to pick up a rare victory over the winless Flyers, who hope to avoid opening 0-3-0 for the second consecutive season Sunday at PNC Arena.
Radek Dvorak and Nathan Gerbe both scored and Justin Faulk assisted on both tallies before Carolina (0-0-1) gave up three unanswered goals in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to Detroit. Cam Ward made 35 saves for the Hurricanes, who held the Red Wings scoreless on three power-play chances.
"We've got to play 60 minutes or 60 minutes plus. We can't let our guard down or let up," Muller told the team's official website. "It's OK. It's a little learning curve. We gave up a point, which we're not happy about, but for playing our first game, the jitters at home and playing a good team, I thought there were a lot more posi...