Hurricanes beat Blues 5-2 on Slavin go-ahead goal

Sat, Apr 13, 2024
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Hurricanes beat Blues 5-2 on Slavin go-ahead goal

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jaccob Slavin scored the winning goal 7:53 into the third period and Jake Guentzel added a pair of empty-netters, lifting the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.

Slavin scored when both teams were playing with four men as Carolina wons its fourth game in a row and sixth in its last seven.

Seth Jarvis and Jordan Martinook also scored for Carolina and Frederik Andersen made 29 saves to improve to 13-2-0.

Jordan Kyrou and Zack Bolduc scored for St. Louis and Jordan Binnington made 37 saves.

PREDATORS 5, BLACKHAWKS 1

CHICAGO (AP) - Filip Forsberg got his 10th career hat trick and set a Nashville franchise record with 46 goals, and Nashville beat Chicago.

Kiefer Sherwood and Jason Zucker also scored for the playoff-bound Predators, who handed last-place Chicago its third straight loss. Luke Evangelista had two assists, and Kevin Lankinen finished with 25 saves against his former team, and also had an assist.

Philipp Kurashev scored for Chicago, and Arvid Soderblom had 35 saves.

Nashville coach Andrew Brunette gave top goalie Juuse Saros, forward Gustav Nyquist and defenseman Ryan McDonagh the night off in a roster management move. The Predators are finishing the regular season with three games in four nights, ending Monday, before starting the playoffs next weekend.

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