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NHL: Samsonov scores 200th to help beat New Jersey

AP , RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA

Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff lets in a goal during the second period against the San Jose Sharks in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Tuesday.

PHOTO: AP

Sergei Samsonov scored his 200th NHL career goal as Carolina withstood a late rally to beat New Jersey 3-2 on Tuesday.

Ray Whitney and Tuomo Ruutu also scored for the Hurricanes, who extended their winning streak to a season-high four games. Cam Ward continued his recent surge for the Hurricanes, making 26 saves.

FLAMES 5, SHARKS 2

At Calgary, Alberta, Daymond Langkow scored two goals and Calgary surged past San Jose.

Calgary led 2-0 early on goals by Curtis Glencross and Langkow and had a 15-0 edge on shots before San Jose were able to direct their first shot on Miikka Kiprusoff, a bad angle wrist shot from Mike Grier at 16:51 of the first.

The Flames extended the lead to 3-0 late in the period on Mark Giordano’s power-play goal. Second-period goals by Ryane Clowe and Grier moved the Sharks to 4-2. David Moss had the other goal for Calgary.

In other games it was:

• Wild 1, Bruins 0

• Red Wings 3, Blue Jackets 0

• Capitals 2, Flyers 1, SO

• Penguins 3, Thrashers 1

• Sabres 4, Senators 2

• Panthers 4, Maple Leafs 2

• Avalanche 2, Predators 1

• Blackhawks 6, Coyotes 0

• Ducks 3, Kings 1

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