RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Jeff Skinner and Chad LaRose had two goals each, lifting the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Skinner, last season's NHL rookie of the year, has six goals and 12 points in 12 games this season.
Carolina improved to 1-2-1 against Southeast Division rivals. The Lightning opened the season with a 5-1 road victory over the Hurricanes on Oct. 7. Tampa Bay had won three straight against Carolina in Raleigh by a combined score of 15-5.
Carolina's Cam Ward (5-2-2) made 27 saves. Tampa Bay counterpart Dwayne Roloson (2-3-1) stopped 26 shots.
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