Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/19/14
 The Carolina Hurricanes lost 4-3 in overtime last night in the final home game of this shortened 2012-2013 National Hockey League season. Jiri Tlusty scored twice, Tuomo Ruutu added the other Hurricanes goal and starting goaltender Dan Ellis made 34 saves as the Hurricanes played well for 60 minutes of regulation but lost after Rangers' captain Ryan Callahan scored 2:55 into the overtime period.   This game also marked the National Hockey League debut of the youngest Staal brother, Jared, as he logged 12:16 of ice time with one shot on goal.     The Rangers scored the first two goals of the game in the first period and found themselves up 2-0 after 20 minutes of play. Derek Stepan got the scoring started a mere 3:19 into the game, beating Ellis with a snap shot to record his 17th of the season (assisted by Carl Hagelin and Ryan Callahan). Derick Brassard increased the lead to 2-0 late in the period, beating Ellis up high to give the Rangers some insurance going into the second peri...
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