Antti Raanta made 19 saves, his 17th career double-save, as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 on Friday night , scored a team-record 10 consecutive games and scored in three power games.
Stefan Noesen, Andrei Svechnikov and Teuvo Teravainen scored powerful goals, while Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his side’s fourth just 10 seconds after another man advantage had lapsed.
Brett Burns and Seth Jarvis each had two assists as the Hurricanes extended their franchise-best scoring streak to 16 games.
The Panthers, who were eliminated for the first time this season, have lost four of their last five games. Carolina scored a season-high seven goals against the Montreal Canadiens the night before.
Ranta, who played for the fourth straight game, faced just three shots in the first quarter. The Panthers went eight minutes without a field goal in the third quarter. He shut out the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
They scored a season-high three Powerball goals after the Metropolitan Division-leading Hurricanes scored a total of two goals in their first five games. Carolina ranks 27th in the NHL in power play entering games.
The Panthers went 0 for 6 in power play after scoring three times in Thursday night’s power play.
Panthers goalie Spencer Knight made 30 saves.
At 7:05, Northam hit a rebound from teammate Sebastian Aho. Aho’s assist gave him his first point in three games after returning from a seven-game absence due to injury.
Svechnikov scored the team’s 19th goal with 4:58 left in the second quarter. About seven minutes later, Teravainen scored his third goal of the season.
Panthers: Host the New York Rangers on Sunday.