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Hurricanes hope to snap skid vs. Maple Leafs

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Hurricanes hope to snap skid vs. Maple Leafs

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Carolina (21-20-5) at Toronto (17-21-7), 7:30 pm EST

TORONTO (Ticker) -- The Carolina Hurricanes will attempt to end
a season-worst five-game losing streak when they host the
Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday.

The Hurricanes are coming off a 3-1 setback to the Buffalo
Sabres on Saturday. Ray Whitney scored the lone goal for the
Hurricanes, who have not lost six contests in a row in nearly
six years.

Carolina, which has four road losses over its slide, is now in
danger of losing six straight games in regulation for the first
time since March 26-April 6, 2003.

During this stretch, which included a 6-4 loss to the Maple
Leafs on Thursday, the Hurricanes have been outscored by a 23-9
margin.

Toronto is looking to beat a team other than Carolina for the
first time since January 3, posting a 1-4-1 record over that
stretch. The Maple Leafs suffered a 4-3 overtime loss to the
Atlanta Thrashers on Friday.

Lee Stempniak, Dominic Moore and Niklas Hagman scored for
Toronto, which squandered a three-goal lead in that one.

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