Niederreiter scored a pair of goals, including one with the man advantage, on eight shots in a 5-2 victory against the Canucks on Wednesday.

His start with the Hurricanes couldn't have gone much better. He's played four games and scored four goals, notching two multi-goal games. Niederreiter is averaging more than four shots on net in those four games, too. He was averaging fewer than two shots on goal before getting traded from Minnesota to Carolina. In 50 games, he has 13 goals and 27 points with the Wild and Hurricanes this season.

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