RALEIGH, N.C. - Carolina captain Rod Brind'Amour scored with 1:40 left in overtime to give the Hurricanes a 3-2 win over Toronto on Thursday night.
Scott Walker had a goal and assist and Tim Gleason scored for Carolina.
Toronto captain Mats Sundin scored with 11.4 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, tied at 2.
Brind'Amour's game-winner came on the power-play after Nikolai Antropov took a hooking penalty with 2:26 left. The Hurricanes took advantage of the extra space on the ice, playing 4-on-3.
Walker gave Carolina a 2-1 lead 3:29 into the third period when he deflected Gleason's slap shot by Toronto goalkeeper Vesa Toskala, who had his stick knocked from his hands. The goal was reviewed but it was determined that Walker's stick was below the crossbar when he made the deflection.
Carolina has won four of its last five games, while the Maple Leafs dropped their third straight. It was only the fourth time all season the Hurricanes have come back to win after trailing at the end of the first period.