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Cam Ward Wins Goaltender Duel

On Saturday night, the Hurricanes again had a “must win” game at home against the hapless Thrashers.  With goals by Matt Cullen and Ray Whitney and a shutout by Cam Ward, they got the job done.  The 2-0 win was the third shutout of the season for Ward and the 101st win of his career. 

I’ve seriously got to tip my hat to Atlanta netminder Kari Lehtonen.  Without his brilliant play, it could have easily been 8-0.

Cam Ward was sharp in the shutout, but he only faced 19 shots.  Lehtonen faced more than that in the first period alone. 

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