Red Wings stop Hurricanes winning streak at eight


DETROIT — Adam Erne scored two power-play goals in the first period, and the Detroit Red Wings ended the Carolina Hurricanes’ eight-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday.

Filip Hronek had a goal and two assists, and Jonathan Bernier made 34 saves for Detroit (9-17-4), which lost 2-1 on Sunday to open the two-game set here.

Nino Neiderreiter and Sebastian Aho scored, and James Reimer made 24 saves for Carolina (20-7-1), which hadn’t lost since Feb. 25.

Neiderreiter gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead at 2:21 of the first, tapping in Jesper Fast‘s pass for a power-play goal. 

But the Red Wings took a 2-1 lead on Erne’s power-play goals at 3:35 and 12:11. Hronek got an assist on each.

Aho tied it 2-2 with a one-timer over Bernier’s glove at 1:50 of the second period. Dougie Hamilton assisted on the goal, extending his point streak to an NHL career-high nine games. 

Robby Fabbri gave the Red Wings a 3-2 lead at 12:28 after Dylan Larkin finished an end-to-end rush with a drop pass onto Fabbri’s stick.

Hronek scored from behind his own goal line for his first goal of the season, making it 4-2 with 26 seconds left.

Carolina forward Warren Foegele left the game in the second period with an upper-body injury.

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