Marner scores 2, Maple Leafs beat Hurricanes 4-3 in OT
Hurricanes Maple Leafs Hockey Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Petr Mrazek (35) and right wing Mitchell Marner (16) celebrate after defeating the Carolina Hurricanes in overtime of an NHL hockey game in Toronto, Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) (Frank Gunn)TORONTO — (AP) — Mitch Marner scored the tying goal late in the third period and then got the winner 2:51 into overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. The Maple Leafs finally beat Andersen on their third power-play situation. Matthews put Toronto in front 3:21 later, in the final minute of the second period, on a 37-foot blast from the high slot. Maple Leafs: At Calgary on Thursday night to open a three-game trip.wftv.com
Kucherov, Stamkos shine, lift Lightning over Hurrcianes 6-4
Each team scored four goals in the second, with the Lightning turning a 4-2 deficit into a 5-4 lead. Stamkos and Kucherov scored on the power play and Tyler Johnson also beat Petr Mrazek in the final 5:22 of the period. Kucherov, who has 17 points in 10 playoff games this year, began the comeback with a power-play goal. Kucherov scored off a nice pass from Ondrej Palat for a 6-4 lead just over six minutes into the final period. Carolina went six straight games giving up the first goal until taking a 2-0 lead against the Lightning in Game 3.wftv.com
Necas lifts returning Hurricanes past Lightning 1-0 in OT
Carolina Hurricanes' Martin Necas (88) shoots the puck past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)RALEIGH, N.C. – Rod Brind’Amour got the tough and determined performance he wanted from his Carolina Hurricanes as they returned from a pause due to COVID-19 concerns. Martin Necas beat Andrei Vasilevskiy at 1:12 of overtime and Petr Mrazek had 32 saves to help the Hurricanes beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on Thursday night after having four straight games postponed. “That was a goaltending duel tonight,” Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point said. Tampa Bay goaltender Curtis McElhinney remained the only Lightning player on Thursday's list.