Staal, Corvo Lead Hurricanes Past Oilers 7-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Joe Corvo scored two power-play goals for the struggling unit, Eric Staal had four assists and the Carolina Hurricanes scored four times in the first 7 1/2 minutes Tuesday night in a 7-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.

The Hurricanes forced an early change in the Edmonton net, taking a 4-0 lead against Nikolai Khabibulin on just eight shots.

Patrick Dwyer scored 26 seconds in after a rush down the ice, putting in Brandon Sutter's shot off the pads of Khabibulin and starting the onslaught. Erik Cole scored 49 seconds later on the power play.

Edmonton, playing the second of a five-game U.S. road trip, has been outscored 21-10 in the first period this season.


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  • by Sam Location: Kitty Hawk on Nov 11, 2010 at 12:10 PM
    I expect they will be back in, with all that talent they have and that good coach they have, unless if they do get banged up and hurt so much that they are shorthanded. We'll see about the Pittsburgh Penatentery squad does.
  • by Dave Location: To your left on Nov 10, 2010 at 04:01 PM
    Hockey talk in November? Let's see how far in the cellar the Caint's are in March when it counts.
  • by Sam Location: Kitty Hawk on Nov 10, 2010 at 09:50 AM
    Yes sirre Bob Jack!
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