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NHL Game Summary - Montreal at Carolina

(Saturday, December 27th)

Final Score: Carolina 2, Montreal 1 (OT)

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Sean Hill scored two power-play goals, including the game winner just 39 seconds into overtime, to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens at RBC Center.

Kevin Weekes stopped 18 shots for Carolina, which snapped a two-game losing streak.

Hill's winning goal was set up by a cross checking penalty against Montreal's Andrei Markov. Ron Francis won the faceoff near the left circle and slid the puck slid to Hill, who wristed a high shot past Jose Theodore.

Richard Zednik scored the lone goal for the Canadiens, who fell to 7-8-1-2 on the road this season. Theodore made 24 saves.

Hill scored on a low wrist shot with 4:32 left in the second period to put the Hurricanes ahead 1-0.

Zednik's one-time blast, at 5:58 of the third period on the power play, forged a 1-1 tie and forced overtime.

Game Notes

Montreal scored on the power play in six straight games...Carolina's last power play goal came on December 9th...Hill now has a three-game point streak. His three goals this season have come in the last two games.

12/27 21:57:38 ET

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