Jordan Martinook has hat trick, Hurricanes beat Blues 6-4

Dec 1, 2022, 5:55 AM | Updated: 8:51 pm
Carolina Hurricanes' Brent Burns (8) vies for the puck against St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly (90) ...

Carolina Hurricanes' Brent Burns (8) vies for the puck against St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

(AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

              Carolina Hurricanes' Jesper Fast (71) attempts a shot on goal against St. Louis Blues' Torey Krug (47) and Jordan Binnington (50) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes' Calvin de Haan (44) shoots the puck against the St. Louis Blues during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes' Jack Drury (18) is defended by St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
            
              St. Louis Blues defenseman Justin Faulk (72) works the puck against Carolina Hurricanes right wing Andrei Svechnikov (37) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes' Brent Burns (8) vies for the puck against St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Martinook had a hat trick to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 6-4 on Thursday night.

After a turnover, Martinook scored the winning goal with 4:35 left, beating goalie Jordan Binnington on a wrist shot. Martinook also scored in the second period and completed the hat trick with nine seconds left.

Brent Burns, Seth Jarvis and Jordan Staal also scored. Antti Raanta made 12 saves and Pyotr Kochetkov stopped 10 shots in relief.

Two games into a six-game trip, Carolina has won three in a row after dropping five straight.

Pavel Buchnevich, Noel Acciari, Torey Krug and Ryan O’Reilly scored for St. Louis. Binnington made 30 saves, missing a chance for his 100th victory.

The Blues have lost four of their last five and have been outscored 21-9 in the last four.

ICE CHIPS

The Blues sent LW Alexey Toropchenko to the Springfield of the AHL on a conditioning assignment. … The Hurricanes acquired defenseman Zack Hayes from the Vegas Golden Knights. The 23-year-old was assigned to the AHL’s Chicago Wolves.

INJURIES

Hurricanes: RW Ondrej Kase (concussion protocol) out, G Frederik Andersen (lower-body injury) out, RW Teuvo Teravainen (upper body injury) out, LW Max Pacioretty (torn Achilles tendon) out.

Blues: D Marco Scandella (hip) out, LW Logan Brown (upper-body injury) out, D Scott Perunovich (shoulder) out.

UP NEXT

Hurricanes: At Los Angeles on Saturday night.

Blues: At Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

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