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Carolina wins another wild one

For the second time in as many nights, the Hurricanes dug a hole for themselves in the first period.  For the second time, they climbed all the way out.  This time, they needed overtime to do it, but they beat the Lightning 4-3.
On Friday night, Carolina got scoring from a bunch of unlikely sources.  Tonight, they brought out the big guns.  Matt Cullen had one marker, Rod Brind’Amour had one, and Eric Staal had two, including the game-winner.
Carolina was very sluggish and undisciplined early on, but as the game wore on, they were the team with all the jump and none of the penalties.

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