CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS VS VANCOUVER CANUCKS
Chicago Blackhawks Tuomo Ruutu from Finland skates with the puck during the second period at Vancouver's GM Place, February 7, 2007. The Blackhawks won 3-0.(UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)
James Neal had a hat trick and Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists Saturday in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 8-3 rout of Carolina to end the regular season.
A goal from Dustin Byfuglien 1:23 deep in overtime Thursday gave Winnipeg a 4-3 win over Carolina that boosted the Jets' playoff hopes.
Alexander Semin and Eric Staal each notched a goal and an assist Saturday and the Carolina Hurricanes broke a seven-game skid with a 3-1 win over Winnipeg.
Cam Ward had a shutout until 13.5 seconds were left in the game Tuesday and finished with 38 saves in the Carolina Hurricanes' 2-1 win over Ottawa.
Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu, the subject of recent trade rumors, will miss three weeks with an upper-body injury, the team said Tuesday.
Corey Perry fired a slap shot past Cam Ward 2:14 into overtime Wednesday, giving Anaheim a 3-2 victory over Carolina.
Cam Ward made a stunning 47 saves Thursday in bringing the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-0 victory over Boston and their first season-series sweep of the Bruins.
Jiri Tlusty scored two of Carolina's four first-period goals Thursday, allowing the Hurricanes to coast to a 5-2 win over Tampa Bay.
James Neal's goal in the second period ignited a string of four straight Pittsburgh tallies that carried the Penguins to a 4-2 victory over Carolina Tuesday.
Cam Ward notched his 12th win of the season with 23 saves and was credited with a goal Monday in the Carolina Hurricanes' 4-2 victory over New Jersey.