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Justin Peters makes 34 saves, Hurricanes beat Southeast Division-leading Jets 3-1

Justin Peters made 34 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes keep their playoff hopes alive with a 3-1 victory over the Southeast Division-leading Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

Alexander Semin and Eric Staal each had a goal and an assist, and Jussi Jokinen also scored for Carolina. The Hurricanes snapped a seven-game winless streak to improve to 16-15-2 and move within four points of the Jets.

Olli Jokinen scored for Winnipeg. The Jets dropped to 18-16-2.