Columbus cut it to 2-1 on a power play at 18:05, when Bourque redirected Cam Atkinson’s feed past a screened Ward from the doorstep.
Eric Staal made it 3-1 on a power play at 19:50, redirecting a Ryan Murphy one-timer that came from the right point. Faulk got the second assist.
But Hartnell cut the lead in half on a power-play goal at 2:21 of the second, picking up the loose puck in the crease and sliding it past Ward glove side with Kevin Connauton on the assist.
Hartnell tied it on another power play at 6:10 of the third with Ansimov on the primary assist.
NOTES – Evgeny Romasko, the first Russian referee in the NHL, was calling his second game. … The Hurricanes have scored more than one power-play goal in four of their last nine games after doing it just six times in the season’s first 56 games. … Carolina, which was starting a three-game homestand, will host Dallas on Thursday night. … Columbus is at Detroit on Thursday. … Hurricanes D Jack Hillen (concussion) missed his second straight game. Carolina LW Chris Terry and D John-Michael Liles were healthy scratches. … Blue Jackets LW Nick Foligno was out with illness while D Justin Falk was a healthy scratch. RW David Clarkson (oblique) missed his third straight game and is expected to be out 4-6 weeks. … The teams’ final meeting of the season is Sunday at Columbus.