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Better late than never for Hurricanes' Ryan

Carolina forward scores in NHL debut at age 29

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

Ryan's first NHL goal

CAR@NJD: Ryan ties game in NHL debut with PPG

3/1/16: Making his NHL debut, Derek Ryan rifles it past Cory Schneider on a power play, earning his first NHL goal to tie the game in the 2nd

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NEWARK, N.J. -- Carolina Hurricanes rookie center Derek Ryan is living proof that good things come to those who wait.

At 29 years, 63 days, Ryan became the oldest player in the history of the Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes to score a goal in his NHL debut in Carolina's 3-1 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Tuesday.

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game recap

Hurricanes defeat Devils, end skid

Nordstrom's goal with 1:29 left wins it for Carolina

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

Nordstrom's go-ahead goal

CAR@NJD: Nordstrom slams home rebound for the lead

3/1/16: Joakim Nordstrom finds the rebound on Elias Lindholm's shot, snapping the puck home to give the Hurricanes a 2-1 lead late in the 3rd

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NEWARK, N.J. -- Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters knows winning might be the only remedy for a rather quiet dressing room the past two days following the NHL Trade Deadline.

The Hurricanes certainly felt good about themselves Tuesday when Joakim Nordstrom scored with 1:29 remaining to help end a three-game losing streak in a 3-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center.

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game preview

Hurricanes' Ryan to make NHL debut vs. Devils

Carolina rookie center, 29, had played in CIS, Europe and AHL

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

HURRICANES (28-26-10) at DEVILS (30-26-7)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; FS-CR, MSG+, NHL.TV

NEWARK, N.J. -- Carolina Hurricanes center Derek Ryan will make his NHL debut Tuesday against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center.

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