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Big but inconsequential win for the Canes

On Thursday night, the Penguins and their mob of fans invaded Raleigh.  They used blitzkrieg tactics to take a 2-0 lead just five and a half minutes into the game, and it looked like they would have their way with the host Hurricanes.  However, the Hurricanes fought back and ultimately emerged with a 4-3 overtime win.  The sea of powder blue sweater-clad fans, who were boisterous during the game, left in silence while the Hurricanes fans reclaimed their own barn.

Justin Peters, who faced 40 shots in the game, looked shaky at times.  In the end, though, he earned his fourth win in five tries thanks to some outstanding work in the third frame.

Brian Pothier, who was part of the return on the Joe Corvo trade, scored his first Hurricanes goal to win the game very early in the overtime period.

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