After 6 of the first 8 games were played on the road, it's now time to take advantage of home ice.
Game Analysis: Hurricanes get one point in back-to-back games; Skinner, Ruutu get their game back on track.
Jets versus Hurricanes recap, complete with sparse analysis based on the AIH community game thread. At least a couple more nicknames surface, and Mario Lopez makes an appearance (kinda).
The Canes conclude their 4 game road trip tonight, aiming to bring their points total to 7 out of 8. No word on who will start in goal.
|- 1, Carolina Goal - Jussi Jokinen (2), from Chad LaRose and Jeff Skinner at 4:40. 2, Carolina Goal - Jeff Skinner (3), from Chad LaRose and Jamie McBain at 6:43. 3, Winnipeg Power-Play Goal - Alexander Burmistrov (2), from Zach Bogosian and Kyle Wellwood at 12:32. 4, Winnipeg Power-Play Goal - Kyle Wellwood (3), from Nik Antropov and Tobias Enstrom at 19:58. Penalties - Jiri Tlusty, Carolina (Tripping), 7:36; Chad LaRose, Carolina (Tripping), 10:49; Brett Sutter, Carolina (Boarding), 14:49; Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg (Tripping), 16:35; Alexei Ponikarovsky, Carolina (Elbowing), 18:38.|
|- 5, Winnipeg Goal - Jim Slater (3), from Tanner Glass at 4:29. 6, Winnipeg Goal - Andrew Ladd (2), from Blake Wheeler and Zach Bogosian at 6:07. 7, Winnipeg Goal - Evander Kane, from Nik Antropov and Mark Stuart at 7:30. Penalties - Tobias Enstrom, Winnipeg (Holding), 11:42.|
|- 8, Carolina Goal - Tuomo Ruutu (2), from Jeff Skinner at 8:58. Penalties - Zach Bogosian, Winnipeg (Holding the stick), 4:12; Mark Stuart, Winnipeg (Hooking), 9:18; Anthony Stewart, Carolina (Cross checking), 12:08; Bryan Little, Winnipeg (Tripping), 13:32; Nik Antropov, Winnipeg (Interference), 13:49; Tobias Enstrom, Winnipeg (Hooking), 15:43; Jussi Jokinen, Carolina (Hi stick - double minor), 19:13.|