facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Buffalo 5, Carolina 3

March 21, 2010 at 8:41 PM   |   Comments

RALEIGH, N.C., March 21 (UPI) -- Jochen Hecht notched a pair of goals Sunday, sparking the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-3 victory over Carolina.

Buffalo exploded for four goals in the second period to nail down the win. Tim Connolly registered a goal and an assist while Toni Lydman and Tim Kennedy each found the net for the Sabres, who picked up their third straight win and tightened their hold on first place in the Northeast Division, where they lead Ottawa and Montreal by nine points.

Ryan Miller turned aside 27 shots in the win.

The Hurricanes got scores from Eric Staal, Sergei Samsonov and Brandon Sutter in the loss.

Justin Peters allowed let in four goals on 14 shots before being yanked in the second period, after which Manny Legace entered and stopped 5-of-6 shots the rest of the way.

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Red Sox sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for 7-year deal
2
Wainwright squares off vs. Phils hoping for 16th victory
3
Fister, Nats eye 11th straight win in opener with Giants
4
Dolphins cut TE Egnew
5
Yankees host White Sox trying to stay in playoff hunt
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback