RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored a objective for the fourth straight recreation and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Sunday in a matchup of the groups with the 2 finest data within the NHL.
Paul Stastny scored on a second-period energy play, Seth Jarvis posted a objective within the third, and Jordan Staal added a short-handed empty-netter because the Hurricanes received their fifth recreation in a row and prolonged their factors streak to eight video games (7-0-1).
Frederik Andersen, enjoying for the primary time since he left Wednesday night time’s recreation in Dallas with an upper-body harm, made 24 saves.
Pavel Zacha scored for the Bruins, who lead the NHL with 81 factors however have misplaced three video games in a row for the primary time this season. Linus Ullmark stopped 32 photographs.
Aho stole the puck at his defensive blue line took off on a breakaway for his twenty first objective of the season with 9:08 left within the first. He has seven targets throughout his scoring streak.
After Carolina’s 4 profitable penalty kills by way of 30½ minutes, the Hurricanes scored on an influence play as Stastny transformed from in entrance of the web with 7:55 left within the second. It was his fourth.
Jarvis made a nifty transfer alongside the boards to realize management of the puck from Boston defenseman Brandon Carlo and sped into the zone on a breakaway, beating Ullmark at 1:56 of the third for his eighth of the season and first in seven video games.
Boston struck again on Zacha’s tenth at 3:22, however failed to succeed in two targets for simply the third time this season.
Staal capped the scoring with 4:20 left.
Hurricanes D Brent Burns had an help on Stastny’s objective in his 1,three hundredth NHL recreation. … This was simply the second regulation street loss in Boston’s final 13 street video games (9-2-2). … Staal has 13 targets, however solely three since Christmas. … Andersen has received in his final 5 choices.
Bruins: At Toronto on Wednesday night time.
Hurricanes: Host Los Angeles on Tuesday night time.
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