Skinner in Washington, DC
Carolina Hurricanes center Jeff Skinner (53) goes to the ice against Washington Capitals defenseman Jeff Schultz (55) in the 1st period at the Verizon Center in Washington on November 28, 2010. UPI/ Mark Goldman
Jeff Skinner's shootout goal handed Carolina a 4-3 victory Tuesday, but the New York Islanders clinched a playoff berth despite the decision.
Wayne Simmonds notched his first career hat trick and added assist Saturday, sparking the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over Carolina.
Joe Corvo's go-ahead goal in the third period Saturday helped the Carolina Hurricanes break a seven-game skid with a 4-2 win over Boston.
Troy Brouwer scored Washington's first and last goal Thursday and the Capitals extended their winning streak to six games by downing Carolina 3-1.
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New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur was credited with the third goal of his career Thursday and made 17 saves in the Devils' 4-1 win over Carolina.
Carolina's Jiri Tlusty struck for two goals and added an assist Saturday and the Hurricanes stayed on a roll with a 6-3 rout of New Jersey.
Jiri Tlusty scored twice and Cam Ward allowed only a first-period goal Thursday in bringing Carolina a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
Danny Briere scored 1:47 into overtime Saturday, allowing the Philadelphia Flyers to pull out a 4-3 victory over Carolina.
Jordan Staal recorded a goal and an assist and brother Eric Staal also scored Monday, propelling the Carolina Hurricanes over Toronto 4-1.