Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Carolina Scores 4 in 4:40 to Erase Three-Goal Deficit and Beat Canucks

The Carolina Hurricanes scored six goals in a wild third period to defeat the Vancouver Canucks, 8-6, on Tuesday night at PNC Arena.

It was Carolina's seventh straight win at home and the game was the highest-scoring NHL game since 2011:

The Canes got goals from six different players in the period, scoring on six of 15 shots.

Vancouver scored four unanswered goals in the middle period to take a 5-2 lead. But he Canes had erased the deficit and taken the lead by 5:56 in the third. Jeff Skinner was Carolina's lone multiple-goal scorer in the game. He notched his 10th and 11th of the season, which leads all Hurricanes scorers.