Latest Jesperi Kotkaniemi News

Kotkaniemi, Fast lead Hurricanes to 5-1 win over Kings

Dec. 18, 2021 22:52 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A revamped lineup hasn’t slowed down the Carolina Hurricanes. They’re still clicking at an impressive pace. Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Jesper Fast scored in the opening two minutes and they each added an assist as the Hurricanes beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-1...

Niederreiter scores 2, short-handed Carolina beats Red Wings

Dec. 16, 2021 22:42 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter’s second goal of the game 18 seconds into the third period was the tiebreaker, and the short-handed Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night. Tony DeAngelo and Jack Drury, who made his NHL debut, joined Niederreiter...

Hintz records first hat trick as Stars defeat Hurricanes 4-1

Dec. 01, 2021 00:20 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Roope Hintz scored his first career hat trick on an empty netter in the closing minutes, and the Dallas Stars beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Linemates Joe Pavelski had a goal and two assists and Jason...

Orlov scores late, Caps beat Hurricanes for 9th win in 11

Nov. 28, 2021 17:14 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dmitry Orlov scored on a power play with 2:55 remaining, and the Washington Capitals recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Sunday. Alex Ovechkin and Aliaksei Protas scored 59 seconds apart in the second...

Sebastian Aho scores twice, Hurricanes beat Flyers 6-3

Nov. 26, 2021 19:13 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored twice, Jesperi Kotkaniemi had a goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Friday. Jesper Fast, Steven Lorentz and Andrei Svechnikov also scored for the Metropolitan Division-leading...

Necas, Hurricanes get better of Kings in 5-4 victory

Nov. 20, 2021 19:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Necas scored and Seth Jarvis had a goal for the third straight game in the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Sebastian Aho and Derek Stepan each had a goal and an assist to help the Hurricanes to their fourth...

Raanta wins Carolina debut, Hurricanes top winless Chicago

Oct. 29, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Antti Raanta made 23 saves and was a winner in his Carolina debut as the Hurricanes scored four goals in the first period in a 6-3 victory over the winless Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night, adding to their best start in franchise history. Tony...

Hurricanes stretch win streak to 4 games, beat Columbus 5-1

Oct. 23, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vincent Trocheck had two goals and an assist to lead Carolina to a 5-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night, the Hurricanes’ fourth straight win to open the season. Jordan Staal and Sebastian Aho added power-play goals, and Jesper...

Kotkaniemi scores in Montreal return, Hurricanes win 4-1

Oct. 21, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal for Carolina in his return to Montreal, helping the Hurricanes beat the winless Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night. The 21-year-old Kotkaniemi left the Canadiens for the Hurricanes over the summer after signing a...

Hurricanes' Jesperi Kotkaniemi primed for Montreal return

Oct. 19, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — After signing a surprising offer sheet in restricted free agency with the Carolina Hurricanes in late August, Jesperi Kotkaniemi waited seven days to see if the Montreal Canadiens would match the one-year, $6.1 million deal. “That week went really...