Teravainen, Aho score in Hurricanes’ fifth straight win

Carolina Hurricanes' Jesper Fast (71) controls the puck in front of Edmonton Oilers' Evander Kane (91) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Carolina Hurricanes’ Jesper Rapid (71) controls the puck in entrance of Edmonton Oilers’ Evander Kane (91) during the next period of time of an NHL hockey match in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)


Teuvo Teravainen experienced a aim and an aid, Sebastian Aho also scored and the Carolina Hurricanes gained their fifth activity in a row by beating the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Sunday.

Andrei Svechnikov offered two helps for the Hurricanes, and Frederik Andersen manufactured 29 will save for his league-top 29th victory.

Edmonton had scored at the very least 3 targets in eight straight video games, but set only six shots on intention in the third period of time.

“We’re just so in sync, whoever is out there,” Carolina defenseman Brett Pesce explained of the defensive effort and hard work. “Obviously, we’re definitely confident suitable now.”

Edmonton center Leon Draisaitl, who is next in the league with 36 objectives, did not sign up a shot on purpose.

“If you are holding that man without having a shot, you’re performing a little something right,” Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour mentioned.

Just one working day immediately after his initially occupation hat trick, Derek Ryan scored an unassisted objective for the Oilers, who were on their third stop of a five-sport trip. Mike Smith made 27 will save for Edmonton, but was tagged for a reduction in his third consecutive outing.

“I believed they pushed us,” Oilers coach Jay Woodcroft reported. “We pushed them.”

Equally of Carolina’s ambitions arrived in equivalent style with crisp passing.

“It’s type of what was offered,” Brind’Amour claimed of the puck movement. “The entire crucial for us is to have an understanding of what is readily available, what is the finest perform.”

Jalen Chatfield and Svechnikov set up Teravainen’s intention in the initially period. And Aho completed a ability-participate in sequence when the puck went from Teravainen to Svechnikov later in the period of time.

“We developed those changes and certainly significant ambitions early on,” claimed Aho, who now has a workforce-large 23 objectives. “It was sufficient for us.”

The Oilers have permitted at the very least one particular electricity-play purpose in six online games in a row.

“That’s an location that we can proceed to cleanse up,” Woodcroft reported. “We can be superior for absolutely sure.”

The Hurricanes had been excellent on four penalty-killing stints.

“It all begins with a warm goalie,” Aho stated. “You trust your personal goalie.”

Oilers captain Connor McDavid, the NHL scoring leader with 75 factors, logged a lot less than 2½ minutes in the 1st period of time. He exited following a higher-sticking penalty on Carolina defenseman Brady Skjei. McDavid came again at the starting of the 2nd time period just after acquiring what Woodcroft referred to as therapy for a laceration and dental do the job.

RYAN’S Earth

Ryan has scored four goals across a two-day interval after taking care of four objectives in his to start with 47 game titles this time. A previous Carolina player, Ryan has scored four of Edmonton’s final 5 goals.


There was a equivalent pattern for both equally Carolina’s residence wins throughout this stretch.

The Hurricanes experienced three days off in advance of defeating Columbus 4- on Friday night. They ended up off Saturday before the Oilers arrived.

In the two situations, the opponent had performed and gained the day right before at Florida, which qualified prospects the Japanese Meeting in factors.


Oilers middle Ryan Nugent-Hopkins missed the activity following sustaining an upper-body personal injury for the duration of the first period Saturday at Florida. Suitable winger Kailer Yamamoto was out of the Edmonton lineup for this 1st time this year, with Woodcroft calling his predicament day-to-working day with bumps and bruises. … Ex-Hurricane Warren Foegele performed on the traveling to staff for the initially time in Raleigh. He was named for offsides on a coach’s obstacle, negating a would-be purpose in the game’s opening moment from McDavid. … Edmonton utilized a coach’s challenge in the 2nd period, wiping out Pesce’s tally.

UP Following

Oilers: At Philadelphia on Tuesday.

Hurricanes: At Detroit on Tuesday.


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