RALEIGH, N.C. – Anton Babchuk scored twice and Eric Staal added a goal as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Martin Brodeur-less New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Wednesday night.

Carolina began a homestand by snapping a three-game losing streak – including two shutouts – and ending the Devils’ four-game win streak.

Blue Jackets 4, Blackhawks 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Antoine Vermette took a pass from R.J. Umberger and scored 2:38 into overtime, giving the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Vermette has points in five of six games he has played for Columbus.

Umberger, Derek Dorsett and Rick Nash added goals for the Blue Jackets, who came into the night sixth in the Western Conference. Columbus tied the franchise record with 80 points.

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