St. Louis 3, Carolina 2

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, October 21, 2011 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Carolina 3-2-2-0 1-1-0-0 2-1-2-0 L1
St. Louis 3-4-0-0 2-1-0-0 1-3-0-0 W1

Recap


Matt D'Agostini scored 3:58 into overtime as the St. Louis Blues rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 Friday night.

After winning the offensive zone faceoff, Vladimir Sobotka hit D'Agostini with a pinpoint pass in the crease. The former Montreal Canadiens forward made no mistake, redirecting the puck into a wide open net for his third goal of the season.

Carolina carried the play early in overtime after St. Louis defenseman Barret Jackman picked up a minor penalty for hooking, but the Hurricanes couldn't convert.

The game marked a showdown between Carolina's Anthony Stewart and his younger brother Chris, who plays for the Blues. Neither player hit the scoresheet, and both finished with a minus-one rating.

After Jay Harrison opened the scoring for Carolina at the seven-minute mark of the opening period, linemate Brandon Sutter doubled the lead early in the second, rocketing past the St. Louis defense to set up a breakaway goal.

Jason Arnott drew the Blues to within one less than four minutes later, and David Backes evened the score at 16:09 with a low snapshot off his own rebound that beat Carolina netminder Cam Ward to the stick side.

Top Game Performances

Carolina   St. Louis
Brandon Sutter 2 Points Jason Arnott 1
Brandon Sutter 1 Goals Jason Arnott 1
Brandon Sutter 1 Assists Barret Jackman 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Cam Ward .930 Save Percentage Brian Elliott .931
Cam Ward 40 Saves Brian Elliott 27

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Carolina 29 2 0-2 1-1 2 21
St. Louis 43 3 0-1 2-2 4 36

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against St. Louis . The Blues have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Carolina will play their next game on the road against Winnipeg . The Hurricanes have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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