Hurricanes shut out Bruins, remain undefeated


RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes remained undefeated with a 3-0 win against the Boston Bruins at PNC Arena on Thursday.

Frederik Andersen made 33 saves for his first shutout with Carolina (6-0-0), which won its team-record sixth straight game to start the season.

Tony DeAngelo, Nino Niederreiter and Andrei Svechnikov scored from the Hurricanes. Andersen also had an assist in his 20th NHL shutout.

Jeremy Swayman made 21 saves for the Bruins (3-3-0), who were shut out for the first time this season. Boston has lost two in a row after a 4-1 loss at the Florida Panthers on Wednesday.

DeAngelo scored his first goal with the Hurricanes for a 1-0 lead at 15:16 of the first period. DeAngelo one-timed Brady Skjei‘s pass from the left point.

Carolina made it 2-0 on the power play when Niederreiter’s centering pass deflected off the left skate of Bruins defenseman Derek Forbort and past Swayman at 13:35 of the second.

Svechnikov scored an empty-net goal with 25 seconds remaining in the third to extend his point streak to six games (six goals, four assists).

The Hurricanes killed three penalties in the third period, including 1:01 of a two-man advantage.

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