Huge 2nd carries Hurricanes past Red Wings

Sebastian Aho scored two of Carolina’s four goals that came during an 11-minute span of the second period as the Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 7-3 in Raleigh, N.C., on Friday night.Aho broke a 1-1 tie just 27 seconds into the second period to ignite the rally.Andrei Svechnikov, Nino Niederreiter, Martin Necas, Brock McGinn and Teuvo Teravainen also scored for the Hurricanes, who are 3-0-0 to open their four-game homestand. Dougie Hamilton and Jaccob Slavin each supplied three assists, while Aho made it a three-point night with one assist.Anthony Mantha scored twice for the Red Wings, while Tyler Bertuzzi also scored. Andreas Athanasiou notched two assists for Detroit, which was won only once in its past nine games.Carolina goalie Petr Mrazek made 29 saves. Mrazek, going against his former team, pushed his regular-season winning streak in PNC Arena to 12 consecutive games.Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard allowed five goals on 21 shots before he was pulled late in the second period. Jonathan Bernier finished in net, picking up 11 saves on 12 shots.It was another strong Carolina outing to begin a new month after the team matched a franchise record in October for victories and points with an 8-3-1 record (17 points).Detroit dropped to 2-5-0 in road games.Svechnikov opened the game’s scoring 7:15 in, finishing in front of the net at the end of a nice sequence of puck movement by the Hurricanes. It was his fifth goal across a three-game span.

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