Found December 05, 2013 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
Carolina-hurricanes
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jeff Skinner had a hat trick to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators Thursday night. Skinner has five goals in his past two games. Justin Faulk and Riley Nash also scored for Carolina, winners of its past two. Mike Fisher and Viktor Stalberg scored for Nashville, which completed a four-game homestand 0-3-1. Faulk scored the game's first goal just 23 seconds after the opening faceoff with a wrist shot from the right faceoff dot that beat Nashville goaltender Marek Mazanec between the pads. Nashville tied it at 50 seconds of the second on Fisher's goal. Defenseman Victor Bartley fired a slap shot toward the Carolina net from the left point. Standing just to the left of the slot, Fisher tipped the puck over the shoulder of Carolina goaltender Justin Peters. Bartley's assist was his first point of the season. Less than two minutes later, Stalberg gave Nashville the lead at 2:41. Coming down the right side on a 2-on-1 ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Skinner's hat trick powers Hurricanes to win over Predators

Jeff Skinner is providing a big offensive boost for the Carolina Hurricanes. Skinner got his first career hat trick to lead the Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. He has five goals in his past two games. Justin Faulk and Riley Nash also scored for Carolina, winners of its past two. Mike Fisher and Viktor Stalberg scored for Nashville,...

Hurricanes topple Predators 5-2

Jeff Skinner had a hat trick to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators Thursday night. Skinner has five goals in his past two games. Justin Faulk and Riley Nash also scored for Carolina, winners of its past two. Mike Fisher and Viktor Stalberg scored for Nashville, which completed a four-game homestand 0-3-1. Faulk scored the game's first...

Lindholm helps streaking Hurricanes surge past Sharks

The Carolina Hurricanes used a strong third period to extend their winning streak to three games. The Hurricanes scored four goals in the third period to rally past the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Friday night. "That was our best game of the year," Carolina coach Kirk Muller said. Elias Lindholm had a goal and two assists to lead the Hurricanes, including the game-winner...

Preds struggles continue against Carolina

Jeff Skinner's hat trick propelled the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night, further magnifying Nashville's recent struggles...

The Fangover - Preds drop fourth straight... again

Nashville loses four in a row for the second time this season as they fall to Carolina by a score of 5-2 The Predators were able to come back from a very early deficit to battle the Hurricanes in a more or less even affair, but in the end it was a fourth straight loss for the team in what has been a difficult stretch of games this week. With Klein in and Piskula out, Nashville...

Hurricanes-Predators Preview

While the Carolina Hurricanes opened a road-heavy stretch with a crucial win their last time out, their visits to Bridgestone Arena haven't gone nearly as well. The last-place Nashville Predators, though, haven't had much of a home-ice advantage of late. The Hurricanes go for their second win in nine road meetings against Nashville, which tries to avoid a fourth consecutive...

Loss to Carolina makes Nashville winless during home stand

On Thursday night, the Nashville Predators fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 at Bridgestone Arena. Carolina’s Jeff Skinner registered a hat trick, while Nashville’s starting goaltender Marek Mazanec was pulled from the game after the second period after allowing four goals in just 13 shots. Nashville, meanwhile, put up two goals in 22 shots on Carolina netminder Justin Peters...

Morning skate: Game 29 vs. Carolina

Everything you need to know about tonight's contest between the Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators...

Skinner's hat trick helps Canes beat Predators, 5-2

Posted in the Nashville Predators dressing room at Bridgestone Arena is the phrase, “Be hard to play against and harder to beat.” The Predators are that, and especially at home, but the Carolina Hurricanes found a way to beat them Thursday. Spurred by forward Jeff Skinner's first career hat trick and a goal and two assists from defenseman Justin Faulk, the Hurricanes won...

Preds can’t overcome rare poor performance by Mazanec

On a night where fans were given an update on Pekka Rinne, his fill-in had a bad night. In front of 15,768 at Bridgestone Arena, the Preds couldn’t overcome a rare poor performance by Marek Mazenec and dropped a 5-2 decision to the Carolina Hurricanes. Mazanec, the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for November, turned in a rare poor outing, posting just nine saves in two periods of...

Hurricanes @ Predators Preview (Game 29)

The Nashville Predators (13-12-3) will play host to the Carolina Hurricanes (11-12-5) Thursday night in hopes of avoiding a 4 game winless homestand.  The Predators really need two points tonight before they hit the road on Saturday if they're going to stay in the playoff picture.  Meanwhile, the Hurricanes are looking to build on a 4-1 win in Washington Tuesday.  They are...

Video: Bartley, Trotz speak after loss to Canes

Victor Bartley and Barry Trotz speak after Nashville's 5-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes...

Sharks-Hurricanes Preview

The San Jose Sharks are trying to get untracked, and they look more like one of the best teams in the NHL. Jeff Skinner and the Carolina Hurricanes are just looking for a third straight win. The visiting Sharks attempt to rebound from one of their most lopsided defeats of the season Friday night against the Hurricanes. San Jose (19-4-5) is atop the Pacific Division and only one...

Canes make easy work of Caps in Washington, 4-1

The Carolina Hurricanes needed a rally to beat the Washington Capitals the first time the two teams tangled this season at the Verizon Center. The second game wasn't close. No rally required. Jeff Skinner, playing on Eric Staal's line, had two goals and an assist, and Andrej Sekera and Jiri Tlusty each scored as the Canes rolled to a 4-1 victory. Justin Peters, getting...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.