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Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Pierre Engvall (47) scores his team's third goal of the game against Carolina Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres (90) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Zamboni driver, 42, gets win as emergency goalie for 'Canes

Feb. 23, 2020 9:53 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury. The on-call emergency netminder in Toronto, Ayers left his seat and got half-dressed into his gear on the off-chance something might happen to...

Carolina Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov (37), of Russia, celebrates his goal as he skates by New Jersey Devils' Andy Greene (6) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Svechnikov, Mrazek help Hurricanes beat Devils 5-2

Feb. 14, 2020 10:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored on a perfectly executed rush in the second period to push his point streak to six games and help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Friday night. Nino Niederreiter and Warren Foegele scored first-period goals for the Hurricanes, helping...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer makes a save against the Vegas Golden Knights during overtime in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Carolina tops Vegas in shootout, spoils DeBoer's home debut

Feb. 9, 2020 2:26 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For a brief moment, after the jumbotron inside T-Mobile Arena played a highlight reel and Erik Haula's name was announced the same way as when the forward starred for the Vegas Golden Knights, the veteran got a bit emotional as an announced crowd of 18,417 gave him a standing ovation. Then...