NHL: Buffalo 4, Carolina 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Jason Pominville, Chris Drury and Thomas Vanek scored in the second period Thursday night as the Buffalo Sabres topped Carolina, 4-1.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Carolina 3 (OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Henrik Sedin fed Daniel Sedin for the game-winner at 3:02 in overtime Friday night as Vancouver beat Carolina, 4-3, despite blowing a three-goal lead.

NHL: Edmonton 3, Carolina 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Jason Smith scored the game-winner the second period Wednesday night as the Edmonton Oilers beat Carolina, 3-1.

NHL: Carolina 2, N.Y. Rangers 1

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Rod Brind'Amour scored his eighth goal of the year with 6:05 to play Wednesday night to carry the Carolina Hurricanes past the visiting New York Rangers, 2-1.

NHL: Carolina 4, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney scored a goal with 0.5 seconds remaining Friday night as reigning NHL champion Carolina beat Atlanta, 4-3, for its first win of the new season.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Carolina 3 (OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., April 11 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta scored just 28 seconds into overtime Tuesday as New Jersey officially clinched an NHL playoff spot by defeating Carolina, 4-3.

NHL: Carolina 3, Florida 2

RALEIGH, N.C., April 1 (UPI) -- Craig Adams scored a short-handed goal early in the third period Friday night as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers, 3-2.

Baby croc pulled form Sydney pond

SYDNEY, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Australian wildlife officials are wondering how a 2-foot estuarine crocodile wound up in a pond in the middle of Sydney.

NHL: Carolina 8, Montreal 2

MONTREAL, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Erik Cole had his third career hat trick and Eric Staal added two goals and an assist Tuesday as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Montreal Canadiens, 8-2.

NHL: Carolina 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Niclas Wallin had a goal and an assist Thursday night as Carolina beat the Atlanta Thrashers, 5-1.

NHL: Carolina 5, Montreal 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Rod Brind'Amour scored two goals Saturday night to help Carolina beat the Montreal Canadiens, 5-3.

NHL: Carolina 5, Chicago 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Matt Cullen and Craig Adams each scored twice Tuesday to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.

NHL: Carolina 6, Anaheim 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Kevyn Adams posted a hat trick, assisted on all three goals by Craig Adams, in leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-2 victory over the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.

NHL: Ottawa 5, Carolina 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Jason Spezza scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Mike Fisher had a goal and two assists Tuesday as Ottawa defeated Carolina, 5-3.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Carolina 2

RALEIGH, N.C., March 23 (UPI) -- Branko Radivojevic had a goal and an assist Tuesday as Philadelphia stretched its unbeaten run against Carolina to eight games, with a 4-2 win.

NHL: Carolina 3, Chicago 2

CHICAGO, March 17 (UPI) -- Rod Brind'Amour scored a goal and set up the other two Wednesday night as Carolina kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-2 win over Chicago.

NHL: Carolina 4, Atlanta 2

RALEIGH, N.C., March 12 (UPI) -- Craig Adams and Erik Cole each had a goal and an assist Friday night as Carolina posted a 4-2 victory over Atlanta.

NHL: Carolina 4, Columbus 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 8 (UPI) -- Arturs Irbe continued his strong play with 27 saves and Aaron Ward scored twice as Carolina posted a 4-1 victory over Columbus.

NHL: Carolina 6, New York Rangers 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Craig Adams tallied twice and Erik Cole added an empty-net goal and two assists Thursday night to give Carolina a 6-3 win over the New York Rangers.

NHL: New York Rangers 4, Carolina 1

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Petr Nedved and Jamie Lundmark scored 56 seconds apart in the second period Thursday night as the New York Rangers rolled past Carlina, 4-1.

NHL: Carolina 2, NY Rangers 2 (OT)

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The New York Rangers scored for the first time in eight days Saturday as Eric Lindros and Mark Messier tallied in a 2-2 tie with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Craig Adams gets new deal with Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C., May 1 (UPI) -- The Carolina Hurricanes Thursday rewarded Craig Adams for his best NHL season by re-signing the right wing to a one-year contract.

Carolina 3, Buffalo 2 (OT)

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 12 (UPI) -- A goal by Craig Adams with 69 seconds left in overtime Wednesday night gave goaltender Patrick DesRochers his first win as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes,

Carolina 6, Columbus 5

RALEIGH, N.C., March 10 (UPI) -- Rookie Brad DeFauw, making his NHL debut, scored twice, including the eventual game-winner, and Craig Adams recorded his first career two-goal game as the Carol
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