Hurricanes strike early, exist Devils, 2-1

Justin Williams and Micheal Ferland scored in a opening 30 seconds, and a Carolina Hurricanes degraded a visiting New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Sunday in Raleigh, N.C.

Williams notched a idea 22 seconds into a game, and Ferland’s idea came during a 30-second symbol as a Hurricanes erased some of a wretchedness from a night earlier, when they had one of their misfortune performances of a season.

Pavel Zacha scored for a Devils during 6:33 of a initial period, as a game’s final 53 mins were scoreless.

Curtis McElhinney collected 33 saves for a victory. McElhinney had played usually once given Oct. 20 before this outing. However, he has a team-best 4 victories this season.

New Jersey goalie Cory Schneider stopped 23 shots, nonetheless he stays winless in 5 outings this season.

The Hurricanes, who were undone by Saturday night’s 4-1 home detriment to Columbus, won for usually a third time in a 10-game widen (3-5-2).

Jordan Staal’s pass set adult Williams’ goal, as a Carolina captain scored for a initial time in 15 games and a second time this season. The play also finished Staal’s six-game purposeless streak.

When Ferland converted usually seconds after a indirect face-off, a Hurricanes had a second-fastest two-goal camber in authorization history.

As a Hartford Whalers in Mar 1987 opposite Pittsburgh, a group pulled off dual goals in a six-second span.

Ferland has a team-leading 10 goals, including 3 in a four-game stretch.

Slightly some-more than 6 mins after Ferland’s goal, Zacha scored for New Jersey. It was Zacha’s second idea in as many days — and second of a deteriorate in 14 games.

The Devils, who had a three-game points strain end, were assertive in a initial duration with a 16-13 corner in shots. They had usually 18 shots a rest of a game, including 7 in a third period.

New Jersey fell to 0-2-0 in a second games of sets on back-to-back days.

This was a initial of 4 scheduled meetings between a teams this season.

—Field Level Media

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