|Mar. 24 6:27 AM PT7:27 AM MT8:27 AM CT9:27 AM ET13:27 GMT21:27 6:27 AM MST8:27 AM EST17:27 UAE9:27 ETNaN:� BRT - Stempniak scored twice and the Hurricanes defeated the Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night to extend their point streak to nine games and keep their playoff hopes alive.
Analysis: Stempniak, who has seven points in his last seven games, found the back of the net for the first time in 11 contests in his first two-goal game since Oct. 18.
|Jan. 17 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET1:46 GMT9:46 6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST5:46 UAE (+1)20:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Stempniak had an assist Tuesday against Columbus.
Analysis: He recorded a goal and two assists Saturday against the Islanders. Those four points in the last two games match his production from his previous 13 contests.
|Dec. 31 8:36 AM PT9:36 AM MT10:36 AM CT11:36 AM ET16:36 GMT0:36 9:36 AM MST11:36 AM EST20:36 UAE11:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Stempniak had a goal in Carolina's 3-2 win over the Blackhawks on Friday.
Analysis: Stempniak has now scored in consecutive games and has four of his season's eight goals in the last eight contests.
|Oct. 19 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST20:26 UAE12:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Stempniak scored both of Carolina's goals and had his first two penalty minutes of the season in Tuesday's loss to the Oilers.
Analysis: Stempniak leads the Hurricanes with three goals and five points. The only game in which he didn't have a goal was the only one in which he didn't have a shot.
|Oct. 14 9:07 AM PT10:07 AM MT11:07 AM CT12:07 PM ET16:07 GMT0:07 9:07 AM MST11:07 AM EST20:07 UAE12:07 ET13:07 BRT - Stempniak had a power-play goal and an assist in his Hurricanes debut Thursday.
Analysis: Stempniak, on his 10th team in 12 NHL seasons, should benefit playing on Carolina's top line with Jeff Skinner and Victor Rask.
|July 1 11:12 AM PT12:12 PM MT1:12 PM CT2:12 PM ET18:12 GMT2:12 11:12 AM MST1:12 PM EST22:12 UAE14:12 ET15:12 BRT - The Hurricanes opened free agency by adding two forwards on Friday. They agreed to terms with Stempniak on a two-year contract and with Viktor Stalberg on a one-year deal.
Analysis: Stempniak will receive $2.5 million this season and in 2017-18. He had 19 goals and 33 assists in 82 games with New Jersey and Boston last season, and has 184 goals during an 11-season NHL career that also includes stints in St. Louis, Toronto, Phoenix, Calgary, Pittsburgh and the New York Rangers.