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RALEIGH, N. [url=]David Njoku Browns Jersey[/url] .C. -- Chris Thorburn thinks one of the reasons the Winnipeg Jets have been successful under new coach Paul Maurice is that theyre playing together as a team. Demonstrating that newfound sense of camaraderie, Jets players wanted to win Tuesday nights game against Carolina in part because Maurice coached 920 games for the Hurricanes franchise. "We all understand his past and what he meant to this organization as far as the Hurricanes," Thorburn said. "We were playing for him as well as the two points." Winnipeg accomplished both goals when Thorburn scored the tiebreaker with 1:03 remaining to lift the Jets to a 2-1 win over the Hurricanes. It was Thorburns second goal of the season. Andrew Ladd also scored for the Jets, who are 9-2-0 since Maurice took over as coach on Jan. 12. Despite his players sentiments, Maurice said the game had no special significance for him. "This isnt my first tour through here, but we all care about each other in there, so Im taking it," he said. Winnipeg took the lead when Jacob Trouba circled around the net and sent the puck across the crease to Thorburn, who knocked it past goalie Anton Khudobin. "Great confidence in a young man to want to make the play that decides the game," Maurice said of Trouba, the young defenceman who asserted himself on the game-winner. "Not sit back and not want to make a mistake -- he wants the puck on his stick." Ondrej Pavelec made 28 saves for the Jets. Riley Nash scored for Carolina, and Khudobin made 25 saves. The Hurricanes went 10-4-0 in January and had won five of six, but their offence sputtered in this tight-checking game. "Two mistakes cost us two goals tonight," coach Kirk Muller said. "But overall, I thought our guys played hard and competed and skated and did a lot of good things -- just not the outcome we wanted." Winnipeg opened the scoring 12:57 into the second period when Michael Frolik skated past Carolina defenceman Justin Faulk on a rush down the left wing. Khudobin stopped Froliks shot, but Ladd batted the rebound into the net. Ladd, who has seven points in his last six games, was a member of the Hurricanes when they won the Stanley Cup in 2006. "Its always fun to score against your former team," Ladd said. "I get up for these games. You always have a little chip on your shoulder for a team thats traded you away." The Jets got a boost when they killed off a 51-second two-man advantage for the Hurricanes late in the second period. Carolinas John-Michael Liles hit the post with a slap shot during that stretch. Carolina tied it at 1 early in the third period. After the Hurricanes skated into the zone, Drayson Bowman tried to control the puck in the slot. Bowman couldnt get his stick on it, but the puck came to Nash, who snapped it past Pavelec. NOTES: Carolina began the night having played the fewest games in the NHL. ... Winnipeg entered having played 32 one-goal games this season, third-most in the league. [url=]Larry Ogunjobi Youth Jersey[/url] . The 12th-ranked Haas served well throughout the match at the Ibirapuera arena, allowing only one break point to the 152nd-ranked Italian. Both players held serve until the first-set tiebreak, when Haas stepped up his game to easily clinch the set. [url=]Zane Gonzalez Jersey[/url] .com) - Sporting Kansas City announced Thursday that club has signed former on-loan midfielder Jimmy Medranda to a permanent contract from Colombian side Deportivo Pereira. [url=][/url] .com) - The Miami Heat stopped a four-game losing streak last time out and thats the same length slide their opponents Wednesday night, the Denver Nuggets, will try to halt when the two teams meet at the Pepsi Center.Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond has told Sky Sports News HQ the club expects to name Ronny Deilas successor within a week. Deila parted company with the Hoops on Sunday after leading the club two successive Scottish Premiership titles in his two years at Celtic Park. Ronny Deila paraded the Scottish Premiership trophy for the second time on Sunday The Norwegian felt the team had regressed during his second season in Scotland, losing in both domestic cup semi-finals and enduring a disastrous Europa League campaign after losing to Malmo in the Champions League qualifiers last August. Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is among those being considered, while David Moyes, Neil Lennon and Roy Keane have been linked with the post.Malky Mackay is understood to have been interviewed and Desmond confirmed the club have been speaking to in excess of six as the Scottish champions look to get a new man in place as quickly as possible. Stuart Armstrong (4th left) scores the fourth goal in the 7-0 victory over Motherwell I can say we have talked to a lot of managers, all very good, we are excited about the candidates we have, Desmond said.And hopefully the next four or five days, maybe early next week I hope well be able to make an announcement if negotiations aree concluded. [url=]Zane Gonzalez Youth Jersey[/url]. Rodgers, 43, now appears to be the frontrunner, with Desmond admitting the former Liverpool boss is among those to have been interviewed.I cant tell a lie, Desmond told the BBC when asked whether the former Anfield boss is being considered. Hes a great manager. Hes proved it at Liverpool and I think hes a worthy candidate for Celtic - as all the other candidates are.However, the Irishman did indicate Celtic will not opt for an individual with a higher profile than Deila this time. Celtic majority shareholder Desmond hopes to appoint a new boss this week Weve spoken to a lot of managers, Desmond said. We like to think that Celtic is a very big club and it needs a great manager to manage such a big club, so were looking for that type of person.Deilas reign came to an end with a 7-0 thumping of Motherwell before Celtic were presented with the league trophy for the fifth year in a row.Ronny won two leagues, he added a lot to the club, and he found it difficult last year, which he admitted himself. But again, that eras over now.Ronny, we thank him for his efforts, and now were looking forward to the next manager building the club up to Champions League contenders.I think we need a good manager. 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