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Watch: Elias Lindholm and Lee Stempniak Give the Hurricanes an Early 2-1 Lead Over the Blackhawks

Lindholm and Stempniak’s tallies turn the tides for Carolina in the first period.

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The Blackhawks took an early 1-0 lead on Friday despite an early push from the Hurricanes.

Carolina kept their foot on the gas following the early tally and came up with two of their own just 1:05 apart from each other.

Elias Lindholm got the home team on the board after a great net front drive from Jordan Staal.

It’s Lindholm’s fourth goal of the season and his second in as many games. Staal (7) and Jaccob Slavin (12) got the assists on the goal.

Just over a minute later, Lee Stempniak also netted his second goal in as many games as he was the beneficiary of a prime rebound opportunity after the original shot from Teuvo Teravainen and a deflection from Sebastian Aho.

It’s Stempniak's eighth goal of the season. Aho (13) and Teravainen (9) got the assists.