Jordan Staal scored his first goal with the Hurricanes and his brother Eric added the winner Monday as Carolina defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1.

Patrick Dwyer, with a goal and an assist, and Justin Faulk also scored for Carolina, which got 41 saves from Cam Ward. Jeff Skinner added three assists for the Hurricanes.

Matt Frattin scored the only goal for Toronto, with James Reimer making 35 stops in defeat.

Trailing 1-0 after the first, the Hurricanes tied it just 1:21 into the second. After Skinner beat out an icing call, Dwyer fed an unmarked Jordan Staal in front for his first goal with the Hurricanes since coming over in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins at June's NHL draft. Staal also picked up an assist on Dwyer's third-period goal.

Eric Staal then hit the post a few minutes later as the Hurricanes rebounded from a sluggish opening 20 minutes to grab momentum with the first nine shots of the second period.

The Hurricanes' captain had better luck with his next chance to give Carolina (4-4-0) the lead with his seventh of the season at 10:21 on the power play. With Toronto's Jay McClement off in the box for unsportsmanlike conduct after giving Ward a snow shower, Eric Staal walked out from the corner and saw his cross-crease pass deflect in off Leafs defenceman Mike Kostka behind a helpless Reimer.



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