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Hurricanes cap big month with win over Blues

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was beaten on three of the first five Penguins’ shots.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was beaten on three of the first five Penguins’ shots. Associated Press

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The last time the Carolina Hurricanes had a month like this, a rare playoff appearance soon followed.

The Hurricanes capped their first 10-win month since 2009 by beating the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Friday night in Charlotte, N.C. Jeff Skinner scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Alexander Semin added an empty-netter with 1:04 left and Nathan Gerbe scored on an early power play.

Opening a four-game homestand that precedes the Olympic break, Carolina earned its fifth win in six games while staying in the mix in the crowded Metropolitan Division.

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