WINNIPEG, Manitoba – 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.