Drayson Bowman scored twice and the Carolina goal, second-period deficit to defeat the Vancouver 3.
Cam Ward stopped 33 shots for the win.
Down 2-0 late in the second period, Carolina scored three goals in a span of 4:45 between the second and third periods to take a 3-2 lead.
From the right boards Anthony Stewart flipped a pass in front. Bowman, who positioned himself in the crease, finished with a one-timer with 4:08 left in the second.
The Hurricanes tied the score 3:16 later. Bryan Allen blasted a slap-shot from the left point and Ruutu re-directed the disc past Schneider.
Bowman gave Carolina its first lead 37 seconds into the third period, as his well-placed wrister from the right circle beat Schneider in the upper- right corner.
The Hurricanes then took a 4-2 advantage at the 6:12 mark of the third on the power-play. Left of the net, Ruutu fed Spacek, who one-timed a slap shot from the high slot and into the back of the net.
But the Canucks cut the deficit back to a goal 2:28 later. Henrik Sedin put a slap shot on net from the right point, and Burrows buried the rebound with a backhand.
The Canucks lit the lamp first at the 5:19 mark of the first period. While fighting for the puck in the right boards, Chris Higgins finally controlled the disk and flipped a pass to Bieksa, who one-timed a slap shot from the left point past Ward.
From behind the net, Henrik Sedin slipped a pass between a couple of Hurricane defenders to Raymond, who squeaked a one-timer from the slot past Ward's pads to make it 2-0 midway through the second period.
Carolina improved to 2-6-1 since Kirk Muller took over as head coach for the fired Paul Maurice...Henrik Sedin became the ninth Swedish-born player to record his 700th career point...Bowman's last two-goal game came against Tampa Bay on April 6, 2010.