All done at the Garden. Carolina, 3-0. Three power-play goals do the trick for the Hurricanes. Cam Ward far and away the best player on the ice.
7:52 3d period: Hurricanes 3-0
Another PPG for Carolina. From his rear end, Eric Staal backhands a pass to Jussi Jokinen, who wings a shot past Tim Thomas.
6:26 3d period: Hurricanes 2-0
Milan Lucic off for goalie interference.
20:00 2d period: Hurricanes 2-0
Joni Pitkanen gets a piece of Milan Lucic’s point-blank shot to keep the left wing from finding the back of the net. Hurricanes taking advantage of mistakes and not making many of their own.
15:41 2d period: Hurricanes 2-0
During a delayed penalty, Cam Ward gets over to stop Tyler Seguin’s short-range shot. PP upcoming for the Bruins.
11:09 2d period: Hurricanes 2-0
From the high slot, Tuomo Ruutu tips an Ian White slapper past Tim Thomas.
9:11 2d period: Hurricanes 1-0
Tripping on Andrew Ference at the end of the Boston PP. No juice on the man-advantage.
7:01 2d period: Hurricanes 1-0
Interference on Erik Cole. First PP for the Bruins.
20:00 1st period: Hurricanes 1-0
Bad luck for the Bruins after dominating the first. Tons of pressure on Cam Ward. Not so on Tim Thomas other than the late two-on-one.
19:44 1st period: Hurricanes 1-0
PPG for the Hurricanes. Tuomo Ruutu to Jeff Skinner for the two-on-one. Bad decision by Daniel Paille to go too far up the ice.
16:00 1st period: 0-0
Cam Ward stands up to a Nathan Horton sizzler. Ward looked somewhat stunned by the power of Horton’s shot. Looks like Horton’s gotten the message.
13:03 1st period: 0-0
Cam Ward scurries back just in time to get a piece of Nathan Horton’s shot. Rebound of a Zdeno Chara blast off the end boards.
12:30 1st period: 0-0
Blake Wheeler with the one-timer off some iron. Good feed by Michael Ryder. Looks like the old line has some chemistry.
10:00 1st period: 0-0
Great scoring chance for Milan Lucic off a Nathan Horton feed. Cam Ward stands up to stop Lucic.
7:44 1st period: 0-0
Nice moment during the timeout for Mark Recchi, acknowledged for his 1,500th point. Even the Carolina players stand and applaud the ex-Hurricane.
6:44 1st period: 0-0
Better start today for the Bruins so far. Leading in shots, 7-2.
0:00 1st period: 0-0
First action for Daniel Paille today in the last four gamss. Adam McQuaid is the healthy scratch.