TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Jiri Tlusty had two goals and an assist, Tuomo Ruutu added a goal and two assists, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Thursday night.
Tlusty scored twice during Carolina's four-goal first, helping the Hurricanes take a 4-1 lead.
Jay Harrison and Tim Brent also scored for the Hurricanes, who had lost four of five. Eric Staal had three assists, giving him 301 in his career.
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