P.A. Parenteau scored a goal and an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Carolina Hurricanes’ 3-1 at the Air Canada Centre last night. Elsewhere Winnipeg thumped Dallas 6-3, Vancouver skated to a 5-3 win over Ottawa and LA edged Edmonton 2-1.
Alberta’s Chelsea Carey concluded their preliminary round with a pair of wins yesterday and topped the standings with a 9-2 record. Carey and Jennifer Jones were the only teams to nail down playoff berths Thursday. Second place was still up for grabs heading into the final draw. Northern Ontario and Manitoba were still in the hunt. Saskatchewan’s Jolene Campbell, Ontario’s Jenn Hanna and Nova Scotia’s Jill Brothers were still in play for tiebreakers with five losses each.