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Prospects Tournament: Minnesota 2, Hurricanes 1

by Kyle Hanlin / Carolina Hurricanes
Hurricanes Manager of Media Relations / Broadcast Coordinator Kyle Hanlin is in Traverse City for the 2010 prospects tournament and will be tweeting live updates during each game. Follow him on Twitter @KyleHanlin or check here for updates throughout the day.

For more information on the Traverse City tournament, including scores, schedules, lineups and statsitics, please click here.

Final: Minnesota 2, Hurricanes 1
  • Look for Dalpe's, Nash's and Skinner's names on score sheet in next game(s). Murphy was good, despite the 2 in 1st per.

  • Players all said that they settled in after uneasy 1st, and were the better team in 2nd and 3rd.

  • Tournament scoreboard:

  • Today's game box score:

  • Exciting finish. Canes had chances w/ extra skater. Final: MIN 2 Canes 1. Shots: MIN 22 Canes 30.

  • Canes use time out with 51.7 seconds remaining. Murphy out for extra skater.

  • 1:20 remaining. Canes trail 2-1. Coach Daniels looks poised to pull Murphy.

  • Pistilli's stick broken by Caron slash on partial breakaway w/8:25 remaining. Fight ensued. Canes PP.

  • Good for McKenzie. Hackett had robbed him twice w/ the glove on breakaways. And dad @TSNBobMcKenzie is in the house watching.

  • Mike McKenzie scores at 5:22 of 3rd to make it 2-1! Rifle of a shot from sharp angle. Assist to Austin Levi.

  • KyleHanlin Team exchanged power plays in first 5 min of 3rd. Still 2-0 Wild.

  • Underway in 3rd. Hoping Twitter app and cell service pull me thru. Internet down in rink. :(

  • Having some internet, Twitter and cell issues. Still 2-0 after 2nd.

  • End of 1st per, Wild lead 2-0. Shots: MIN 11, CAR 6.

  • Wild take 2-0 lead on goal by Joel Broda at 17:51 of 1st. MIN leads 2-0.

  • Mike McKenzie's breakaway chance thwarted by Wild netminder Matt Hackett's glove w/ under 3 min to go in 1st.

  • Wild's Tyler Johnson score PP goal at 12:53, shortly after Canes' Michael MacDonald took delay of game penalty. 1-0 MIN.

  • Still 0-0 midway thru 1st per. Minnesota leads in shots, 6-3.

  • Canes' Mike McKenzie takes game's first penalty (tripping). Canes kill off Wild PP.

  • Canes' 2009 prospects tourney team honored w/ pre-game banner raising.

  • Carolina defensive pairings: Levi-Jordan, Rissanen-Lawson, Hill-Stahl

  • Canes forward lines: McKenzie-McNicoll-Pistilli, MacDonald-Dalpe-Staal, Collins-Nash-Shugg, Caria-Skinner-Kennedy

  • Got the good word - Matt Kennedy will wear the captain's C for the @nhl_canes rookie tourney team in Traverse City.

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