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Ron Francis scored on a second-period power play and Kevin Weekes made 32 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes eliminated New Jersey Devils with a 1-0 victory.
The Hurricanes won the first-round series 4-2. It is only the second series win in franchise history. The only other series the franchise won was a three-game sweep of Quebec in 1986, as the Hartford Whalers
"It was a long time ago," Francis said. "For me, having spent almost 10 years in Hartford, I still sort of have that soft spot for that area. But for us in our new market, this is another positive step in the right direction. We're trying to carve our own little niche out."