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Gerry Broome, Associated Press
Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer (39) and Vancouver Canucks' Alexei Ponikarovsky (23) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.

RALEIGH, N.C. — Drayson Bowman scored two goals to lead the Carolina Hurricanes past the Vancouver Canucks, 4-3 on Thursday night.

Tuomo Ruutu added a deflected goal and an assist, and Jaroslav Spacek scored his first goal since being acquired by the last-place Hurricanes.

They scored four straight goals to rally from a 2-0 deficit, then held on to give Kirk Muller his first coaching win on home ice and snap a slide in which they had lost 16 of 20.

Alex Burrows and Mason Raymond each had a goal and an assist, Kevin Bieksa also scored and Henrik Sedin had two assists to reach 700 career points for the Canucks, who entered 9-1-1 in their previous 11.

Cam Ward made 33 saves for the Hurricanes. Cory Schneider stopped 37 shots for Vancouver.