It was Bemstrom's second goal in the past three games.
The 25-year-old has collected 137 points (27 goals, 110 assists) and a plus-51 rating in 356 career games since being selected by the Hurricanes in the fourth round of the 2012 National Hockey League draft. NY is last in the NHL shooting 29.9 shots per game, but is 6th in the league averaging 3.4 goals.
RALEIGH, NC - The Ducks reached their nine-day break for their goodbye week and all-star break in the PNC Arena on Friday with a 2-1 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The surging Blue Jackets are 15-2-4 since December 9.
It has been a hard first part of the season for the Ducks (19-24-5), but they head into their bye week and the All-Star break with road wins over Nashville and Carolina after losing six of their previous seven games.
Cold Today With A Few Flurries
The outlook for next week calls for below normal temperatures with some rain and thunderstorm chances the second half of the week. We'll see sunny skies Monday afternoon with highs ranging from around 20s northeast to the near 50 for parts of western Kansas.
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton (19) reacts after scoring the game winning goal in the over time against the Philadelphia Flyers at PNC Arena. "Our goalie made key saves and our team had a lot of energy".
The 24-year-old Dane has recorded 12 goals, 11 assists and 10 penalty minutes in 36 games this season with Columbus. Sebastian Aho scored the lone goal for Carolina, which was his first goal in eight games. He tied it 6:08 into the third period, then put the victor past goalie Igor Shesterkin for his 14th goal of the season. The Canes now sit in an Eastern Conference wild card playoff spot, tied with the Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers with 56 points.
Atkinson got his second goal 21 seconds after Merzlikins helped kill off a power play in the second. Saad made sure to pick up the puck before joining the celebration.
"He played an unbelievable game", All-Star forward Nico Hischier said. Haydn Fleury, who has five points in 25 games, was added to Carolina's lineup to take Hamilton's spot.