CALGARY, Alberta (Ticker) -- The Carolina Hurricanes try to win
back-to-back contests for the first time in more than a month
when they visit the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
Carolina halted a three-game winless skid (0-1-1-1) with
Tuesday's 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers and is seeking
consecutive wins for the first time since November 6 and 8.
Marty Murray scored twice and Kevin Weekes made 12 of his 25
saves in the third period, when Edmonton scored both of its
goals. It was Murray's third career multi-goal game and first
two-goal effort since January 6, 2002, when he was with
Philadelphia. Murray spent his first four seasons with Calgary.
Carolina is just 3-8-3 on the road this season and 6-20-2 all
time at Calgary. The Hurricanes did win their last game here on
December 12, 2002, when Ron Francis scored twice in a 4-3
The Flames had a season-high four-game winning streak halted
with a 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
Former Hurricane Martin Gelinas scored his sixth goal with 4:32
remaining and the Flames held a 32-19 advantage in shots on
goal. Gelinas, who was playing in his 1,000th NHL game, has
three goals in his last five contests. He has one goal and
seven assists in 16 career games vs. Carolina.