Hurricanes beat Pens with 3-goal spurt

Associated Press  |  Last updated February 28, 2013

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 01: Jiri Tlusty of the Carolina Hurricanes skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on November 1, 2010 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Flyers defeat the Hurricanes 3-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Jiri Tlusty had two goals and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat Pittsburgh, 4-1, on Thursday night in ex-Penguin Jordan Staal's first game against his former team. Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, Alexander Semin added two assists and Jeff Skinner scored a goal in his first game back from a concussion. The Southeast Division co-leaders erased an early 1-0 deficit by scoring three goals in a span of 6 minutes, 14 seconds and won for just the second time in six games. Chris Kunitz scored for the Penguins, who entered leading the Atlantic Division but were held without a power-play goal for the first time since Feb. 2. Cam Ward made 26 saves for Carolina. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for the Penguins, who have lost the first two games of a three-game road swing.
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