Carolina Skates Past Ottawa 5-3


The Carolina Hurricanes handed the Ottawa Senators
their first loss of the season, 5-3.
Erik Cole scored twice and Eric Staal added a goal and two
assists for Carolina, which improved to 3-1-and-1. The Senators had
opened the season with five straight wins.
Cam Ward stopped 27 shots and Matt Cullen and Rod Brind'Amour
also scored for Carolina.
Mike Fisher and Joe Corvo scored 1:55 apart to pull the Sens
within 4-3, but Staal scored into an emtpy net with 59 seconds left
to seal the win.