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Staal scores twice, Hurricanes rally past Panthers 5-2


              Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74) and Dougie Hamilton (19) congratulate goaltender Petr Mrazek (34) following the Hurricanes 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers at an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74) and Dougie Hamilton (19) congratulate goaltender Petr Mrazek (34) following the Hurricanes 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers at an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) โ€” Jordan Staal scored twice, and the Carolina Hurricanes rallied with four goals in the third period to beat the Florida Panthers 5-2. Vincent Trocheck scored a power-play goal against his former team and assisted on Dougie Hamiltonโ€™s tying goal early in the third, also on the power play. Jesper Fast had a late goal for Carolina, and Sebastian Aho had three assists. Aleksander Barkov scored both goals for the Panthers, whose six-game winning streak โ€” the longest active run in the league โ€” was snapped. The Panthers had been 18-0-1 when leading after two periods. Staal put the Hurricanes ahead with 11:08 remaining.

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