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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -Cam Ward broke the franchise victory record, and Jussi Jokinen had a goal and two assists in the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Sunday night.

Ward made 27 saves for his 131st victory to move one ahead of Arturs Irbe atop the Hartford/Carolina victory list. The Hurricanes snapped a six-game regular-season losing streak against Boston, and moved out the NHL's cellar - a point ahead of Edmonton.

Ray Whitney and Brandon Sutter each had a goal and an assist, Eric Staal and Chad LaRose also scored and Joni Pitkanen had two assists for the Hurricanes. They scored three goals in 6:36 span and led 5-0 in the opening minute of the third period.

David Krejci scored for Boston. The Bruins have lost five straight.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Matt Cooke scored on a power play with 1:47 left to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday.

Cooke deflected Gonchar's slap shot between goalie Ray Emery's legs.

Sergei Gonchar also had a power-play goal for the Penguins. Brent Johnson made 27 saves, allowing only Jeff Carter's power-play goal early in the first period.

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