March 14, 2013; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes right wing Alexander Semin (28) celebrates his 1st period goal with teammates against the Washington Capitals at the PNC center. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Wednesday Hurricanes Report

World Championships Update

Quarterfinals Matchups

  • Russia vs United States
  • Switzerland vs Czech Republic
  • Finland vs Slovakia
  • Canada vs Sweden

Yesterday’s Playoff Games

  • Paul Martin scored in the first two minutes for the Pittsburgh Penguins before Colin Greening answered minutes later. From there the Pens took over the game featuring goals from Evgeni Malkin, Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis. Two of the goals came on the power-play, while one came short-handed. Dupuis now has six goals in seven playoff games. Tomas Vokoun made 36 saves in the win. Penguins lead the series 1-0.
  • Jonathan Quick continued his strong play in the post-season making 35 saves for a shutout, helping the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks, 2-0. Slava Voynov scored the first goal of the game on a slap-shot. Mike Richards deflected a Voynov shot in the second period to beat Antti Niemi and give the Kings a 2-0 lead. Both Richards and Voynov had a goal and an assist. Kings lead the series 1-0.

Today’s Schedule

Western Conference

  • #1 Chicago Blackhawks vs #7 Detroit Red Wings, 8 ET, NBC Sports Network

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