RALEIGH, N.C. — Winless in shootouts this season, the
But Chris Terry helped the Hurricanes end their homestand successfully, scoring the game-winner in the shootout to lift Carolina to a 3-2 victory.
Corey Perry had a goal and an assist for the Ducks, and
After a nine-game stretch in which they went 8-0-1, the Ducks have lost three in a row. They still lead the
"I think we played pretty well tonight," the Ducks'
Perry and Carolina's
"It's a different kind of way to help the team, but nonetheless, we got the two points," Terry said.
With the win, Carolina improved to 3-10 in shootouts since the start of the 2011-12 season.
"Obviously, the confidence wasn't very high going into shootouts," Carolina's
Peters, who is filling in for the injured
Penner's goal with a one-timer on the power play tied the score at 2-2 at 7:18 of the third period. Penner's stick broke on the play, but the puck fluttered into the net.
The Ducks entered the game ranked 28th on the power play, having scored eight goals. Only two of those had come on the road.
Carolina took a 2-1 lead 3:01 into the third period when Bowman collected the puck off the boards and charged the net, shoveling the puck past Fasth after he skated along the goal line.
After the first 38 minutes had few scoring chances, both teams struck in the final two minutes of the second period — first Perry, then Eric Staal, who deflected Alexander Semin's shot past Fasth on the power play with just 17 seconds left.