'Canes Rough Up Islanders, Win 3-2 in OT

Coyotes rout Sabres, Predators skate past Blues
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 21, 2008 9:52 PM CST
General Colin Powell, center, partakes in a ceremonial faceoff with Carolina Hurricanes' Rod Brind'Amour (17) and New York Islanders' Bill Guerin (13) before their NHL hockey game at the Nassau Coliseum...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The Hurricanes scored two unanswered third period goals to pull even with the New York Islanders and Cory Stillman provided the power play winner in the extra period to give Carolina a 3-2 win. New York also blew a two-goal lead in their previous game, a 5-3 loss to Philadelphia. Cam Ward had 23 saves for the Hurricanes, reports the Associated Press. Elsewhere in the NHL:

  • Phoenix winger Shane Doan had a goal and an assist in the Coyotes’ 6-2 win over the Sabres. Phoenix scored three goals in a 5 ½ minute span in the second period.
  • Two Predators, Alexander Radulov and Martin Gelinas, each scored two goals and had an assist in Nashville’s 6-3 win over St. Louis.