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Associated Press, Published March 30 2013

Justin Peters leads Hurricanes past Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Man. – Justin Peters made 34 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes keep their playoff hopes alive with a 3-1 victory over the Southeast Division-leading Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

The Hurricanes snapped a seven-game winless streak to improve to 16-15-2 and move within four points of the Jets.

Olli Jokinen scored for Winnipeg. The Jets dropped to 18-16-2.

Carolina 2 0 1 – 3

Winnipeg 0 1 0 – 1

First period: 1, Carolina, Semin 10 (Ruutu, E.Staal), 1:06. 2, Carolina, J.Jokinen 6 (Pitkanen, Ruutu), 9:40.

Second period: 3, Winnipeg, O.Jokinen 7 (Kane, Miettinen), 1:26.

Third period: 4, Carolina, E.Staal 16 (Semin), :28.

Shots on Goal – Carolina 7-12-9 – 28. Winnipeg 11-12-12 – 35.

Goalies: Carolina, Peters. Winnipeg, Pavelec. A – 15,004 (15,004). T – 2:28.