Necas helps Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets in opener


              The Carolina Hurricanes salute fans prior to the team's NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Columbus Blue Jackets' Mathieu Olivier (24) takes the puck away from Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Columbus Blue Jackets' Justin Danforth (17) battles with Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Pesce (22) in front of Hurricanes goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes' Jesperi Kotkaniemi (82) is checked against the boards by Columbus Blue Jackets' Mathieu Olivier (24) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes players line up prior the the start of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes' Seth Jarvis, rear celebrates his goal with Sebastian Aho (20), as Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Daniil Tarasov (40) lies on the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Columbus Blue Jackets' Johnny Gaudreau (13) controls the puck with Carolina Hurricanes' Jesper Fast (71) defending during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
            
              Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) freezes the puck as Brent Burns (8) and Paul Stastny (26) take care of Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner (38) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Necas helps Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets in opener