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Atlanta
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3 SOG
3 SOG
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ATL
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game recap

Hurricanes 4, Thrashers 3

Tuesday, 08.16.2011 / 5:17 AM

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -Joe Corvo scored on a 5-on-3 power play with 11:52 remaining, snapping a tie to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Atlanta Thrashers 4-3 on Friday night for their first win in three exhibition games.

Scott Walker, Eric Staal and Ray Whitney also scored for the Hurricanes, who led 2-0 midway through the game. Staal and Whitney had two assists apiece.

Tim Stapleton, Maxim Afingoenov and Michael Vernace scored for Atlanta, with Afingoenov's power-play tally tying the game in the third period.

scoring summary
1st Period
09:52
CAR
Scott Walker (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Eric Staal (1), Ray Whitney (1)
1 - 0 CAR
2nd Period
06:08
CAR
PPG - Eric Staal (1) Backhand shot - ASST: NONE
2 - 0 CAR
13:19
ATL
Tim Stapleton (1) Snap shot - ASST: Marty Reasoner (1), Nathan Oystrick (1)
2 - 1 CAR
3rd Period
06:34
ATL
PPG - (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Jason Krog (1), Paul Postma (1)
2 - 2 Tie
08:08
CAR
PPG - Joe Corvo (1) Slapshot - ASST: Ray Whitney (2), Eric Staal (2)
3 - 2 CAR
17:12
ATL
Michael Vernace (1) Snap shot - ASST: NONE
4 - 3 CAR
penalty summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
NONE
goalie stats