The Carolina Hurricanes emerged victorious over the Atlanta Thrashers, 3 to 1, on December 31, 2008.

Final

ATL

Thrashers

12-21-5

1

CAR

Hurricanes

18-15-5

3

Team

ATL

CAR

1

1

1

2

0

1

3

0

1

Total

1

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

ATL

CAR

Thrashers

Ilya Kovalchuk (PP) assisted by Bryan Little and Todd White

1

0

Hurricanes

Sergei Samsonov (EV) assisted by Eric Staal and Anton Babchuk

1

1

2nd period

ATL

CAR

Hurricanes

Sergei Samsonov (EV) assisted by Tuomo Ruutu

1

2

3rd period

ATL

CAR

Hurricanes

Joe Corvo (PP) assisted by Sergei Samsonov

1

3