Rod Brind'Amour notched his third career
hat trick and the Carolina Hurricanes scored six times on their
first 13 shots to rout the New York Islanders 8-3. Ray Whitney and
Justin Williams each scored twice.
Eric Staal also scored for Carolina, which got three power-play
goals and another just as a power play ended.
Backup goalie John Grahame picked up his first win of the season
by making 25 saves.