Prospects Tournament: Minnesota 2, Hurricanes 1
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Final: Minnesota 2, Hurricanes 1
- Look for Dalpe's, Nash's and Skinner's names on score sheet in next game(s). Murphy was good, despite the 2 in 1st per.
- Players all said that they settled in after uneasy 1st, and were the better team in 2nd and 3rd.
- Tournament scoreboard: http://carhur.com/bd2
- Today's game box score: http://carhur.com/bd1
- Exciting finish. Canes had chances w/ extra skater. Final: MIN 2 Canes 1. Shots: MIN 22 Canes 30.
- Canes use time out with 51.7 seconds remaining. Murphy out for extra skater.
- 1:20 remaining. Canes trail 2-1. Coach Daniels looks poised to pull Murphy.
- Pistilli's stick broken by Caron slash on partial breakaway w/8:25 remaining. Fight ensued. Canes PP.
- Good for McKenzie. Hackett had robbed him twice w/ the glove on breakaways. And dad @TSNBobMcKenzie is in the house watching.
- Mike McKenzie scores at 5:22 of 3rd to make it 2-1! Rifle of a shot from sharp angle. Assist to Austin Levi.
- KyleHanlin Team exchanged power plays in first 5 min of 3rd. Still 2-0 Wild.
- Underway in 3rd. Hoping Twitter app and cell service pull me thru. Internet down in rink. :(
- Having some internet, Twitter and cell issues. Still 2-0 after 2nd.
- End of 1st per, Wild lead 2-0. Shots: MIN 11, CAR 6.
- Wild take 2-0 lead on goal by Joel Broda at 17:51 of 1st. MIN leads 2-0.
- Mike McKenzie's breakaway chance thwarted by Wild netminder Matt Hackett's glove w/ under 3 min to go in 1st.
- Wild's Tyler Johnson score PP goal at 12:53, shortly after Canes' Michael MacDonald took delay of game penalty. 1-0 MIN.
- Still 0-0 midway thru 1st per. Minnesota leads in shots, 6-3.
- Canes' Mike McKenzie takes game's first penalty (tripping). Canes kill off Wild PP.
- Canes' 2009 prospects tourney team honored w/ pre-game banner raising.
- Carolina defensive pairings: Levi-Jordan, Rissanen-Lawson, Hill-Stahl
- Canes forward lines: McKenzie-McNicoll-Pistilli, MacDonald-Dalpe-Staal, Collins-Nash-Shugg, Caria-Skinner-Kennedy
- Got the good word - Matt Kennedy will wear the captain's C for the @nhl_canes rookie tourney team in Traverse City.