Hurricanes defeat Wild 4-3 in NHL season opener
Brandon Sutter scored twice as the Carolina Hurricanes held on
to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in the opening game of the NHL
season on Thursday.
Anton Babchuk and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the
Brent Burns scored for Minnesota with 3:21 left to get the Wild
within one, but Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward made a late save to
preserve the win.
Minnesota forward Guillaume Latendresse scored first at 3:33,
but Sutter tied it up with the first of his two goals on a power
play with 10 seconds left in the first period.