Highlights of Thursday's NHL games
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Hockey League games:
Hurricanes 4, Maple Leafs 1
Cam Ward made 25 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes rode a strong start and solid finish to a 4-1 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs that ended a six-game losing streak.
Chris Terry, Justin Faulk, Andrej Sekera and Elias Lindholm scored for a goal-shy Carolina team that struck three times for the first time in nine games.
Toronto offered little resistance in losing for the first time in six games with a second-period goal from defenseman Dion Phaneuf their only positive contribution to the scoring.
Toronto (19-10-3), the NHL's highest-scoring team with 3.45 goals per game entering the contest, was held to less than two goals for only the second time since October.
Ducks 2, Canadiens 1 Continued...