Hockey stories from both sides of the planet.
In his first game after being named as alternate captain, Brandon Sutter scored two goals and led the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 overtime win in an exhibition contest over the Atlanta Thrashers on Friday afternoon at the RBC.
|- No Scoring. Penalties - LaRose, Car, (hooking), 2:25; Pitkanen, Car, (holding), 7:54; Kulda, Atl (tripping), 10:54; White, Atl (tripping), 16:50.|
|- 1, Carolina, Sutter 1 (Corvo, Pitkanen), 15:13 (pp). Penalties - Kulda, Atl (holding), 1:57; Carson, Car (tripping), 8:17; Antropov, Atl (holding), 14:14.|
|- 2, Atlanta, Antropov 1 (Little, Thorburn), 18:57. Penalty - Kane, Atl (tripping), 7:47.|
|Period - 3, Carolina, Sutter 2 (Cole, McBain), 1:06. Penalties - None. Shots on goal - Atlanta 10-8-11-2=31. Carolina 12-8-9-1=30. Power-Play Conversions: Atlanta 0-3. Carolina 1-4. Goaltenders - Atlanta, Pavelec (OTL). Carolina, Ward (W). Attendance - 15,787. Referees - Greg Kimmerly, Ghislain Hebert. Linesman - Bryan Pancich, Scott Driscoll. 10/01 16:45:11 ET|