Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes rally past Senators 4-1

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 03: Teuvo Teravainen #86 of the Carolina Hurricanes heads for the net and scores an unassisted goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on January 03, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes scored four unanswered goals in the third period in a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

Micheal Ferland and Justin Williams also scored for the Hurricanes, who wrapped up a season-long five game trip. Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves.

Mark Stone scored for the Senators, who had their two-game winning streak snapped. Anders Nilsson made his third straight start and stopped 33 shots.

Down 1-0, the Hurricanes tied the game just 16 seconds into the third period when Dougie Hamilton found Ferland at the net for the tap-in.

Shortly after the Senators found themselves in penalty trouble as Thomas Chabot was called for tripping and Cody Ceci took a double-minor for high sticking Nino Niederreiter.

Carolina wasted no time on the two-man advantage, as Williams scored and just over one minute later Teravainen made it 3-1 by beating Nilsson with a one-timer.

Teravainen scored his second and 17th of the season late in the period off a turnover, beating Nilsson high on the short side.

Carolina’s Jordan Martinook had a great chance in the opening minutes of the second period to tie the game, but Nilsson stopped him in close. Nilsson frustrated the Hurricanes again later in the period, making a couple big saves with Carolina on the power play.

The Senators appeared to take a 2-0 lead at the four-minute mark, but the goal was called back when it was deemed there was a kicking motion when Jean-Gabriel Pageau connected with the puck before it bounced in off McElhinney.

Both teams had a number of good chances in the first, but it was Ottawa that opened the scoring at the 12-minute mark. Stone knocked a puck out of the air and over McElhinney’s shoulder to extend his point streak to four games (four goals, two assists).

NOTES: Filip Gustavsson got his first NHL recall and served as the Senators’ backup Tuesday as Craig Anderson took a tennis ball to the eye Monday. … Patrick Brown was a healthy scratch for the Hurricanes.

UP NEXT

Hurricanes: Host Edmonton on Friday.

Senators: At Detroit on Thursday.

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