Aho leads Hurricanes past Predators
Sebastian Aho and the host Carolina Hurricanes got into a groove after Micheal Ferland tangled with Austin Watson.
Aho had three goals and an assist to help Carolina beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Sunday.
The Hurricanes won for the seventh time in eight games. There was no score when Ferland fought Watson 8:19 into the first period.
Blue Jackets 7, Rangers 5: Nick Foligno scored twice, Sergei Bobrovsky returned from a team suspension and stopped 22 shots and the host Blue Jackets held off a late surge and defeated the Rangers.
Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin each had a goal and an assist, Ryan Murray had two assists and nine other players picked up points in the offensive explosion for Columbus. But, two goals by the Rangers late in the third period turned it into a closer game.