Tom Kostopoulos and Rod Brind'Amour scored about a minute apart in the first period, Manny Legace made 25 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat Ottawa 4-1 on Thursday night for their seventh straight victory.
Mark Parrish scored with 4.5 seconds remaining to lead the United States to a 5-4 victory over Canada on Friday night in the teams' final North American tuneup before the world hockey championship.
Rick Nash and Dan Boyle scored first-period goals, and Canada defeated the United States 3-1 Wednesday night in a tuneup for the world hockey championship.
Matt Cullen is biding his time during the NHL lockout by leading the Italian league in scoring.
Matt Cullen of the Florida Panthers had two goals and an assist, leading the United States to a 8-3 win over Denmark in a qualifying round game Tuesday at the world hockey championships.
The United States enters the world hockey championships later this month with a roster full of NHL players, after a dismal showing last year almost got it relegated to a secondary group.