Staal, Niederreiter lift Hurricanes past Predators 5-2
Jordan Staal scored twice and Nino Niederreiter beat Juuse Saros for the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators in the first game of the teams' first-round playoff series.
Red Wings beat Hurricanes 4-2, ending their 8-game streak
Detroit Red Wings left wing Adam Erne (73) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Detroit. Carolina lost for the first time this month when Adam Erne scored twice to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night, snapping the Hurricanes' eight-game win streak. “The more you win, the more teams want to beat us.”Erne’s two goals in the first period lifted the Red Wings to a 2-1 lead. The Red Wings outshot the Hurricanes 15-7 in the first period and scored on two of three power plays. Red Wings: Host Dallas on Thursday night.
Hurricanes top Red Wings for 8th straight, take Central lead
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal (11) and Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) battle for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 14, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT – Dougie Hamilton and Nino Niederreiter scored, Alex Nedeljkovic made 25 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Sunday night for their eighth consecutive victory. Carolina moved into the Central Division lead at 20-6-1, a point ahead of idle Tampa Bay and Florida. “I think he’s feeling good about his game and when Anthony feels good about his game, good things happen,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. “I think puck management is going to be crucial Tuesday night.”ON THE MOVEThe Red Wings recalled forward Mathias Brome from the taxi squad.
Hurricanes take over in 3rd period, beat Red Wings 5-2
(AP Photo/Chris Seward)RALEIGH, N.C. – Jordan Staal and Jesper Fast scored a pair of goals early in the third period to help the Carolina Hurricanes take over and beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Thursday night. Filip Zadina scored twice for the Red Wings, first for a 1-0 lead in the first period and then a 2-1 lead midway through the second. Jonathan Bernier finished with 27 saves in the Red Wings’ third straight loss. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said he hopes Larkin is ready to return next week. UP NEXTDetroit: The Red Wings return home Tuesday to start a two-game set with reigning Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay.
Red Wings offense stifled in first game back: A few bright spots
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings were a team without any real offensive threat in their first game in about 10 months Thursday night. However, there were a few bright spots for the new-look Red Wings, a team with a list of additions to the lineup. He signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings this past spring, then scored 20 points in 23 games with Orebo. Hopefully he can help the Red Wings find the back of the net. Thomas GreissThomas Greiss made 40 saves in his debut with the Red Wings -- what more can you ask for?
Red Wings scoreless in opener, lose 3-0 to Hurricanes
The Red Wings, who were easily the NHL's worst team last season, played for the first time since they lost to Carolina at home on March 10, 2020. “Once you started playing, you stopped thinking about it as much and it wasn’t quite as weird,” Red Wings center Dylan Larkin said. “It was a good step in the right direction.”ROUGH STARTLarkin made his debut as captain of the Red Wings, and his giveaway helped the Hurricanes score first. Playing the rebuilding Red Wings eight times in 56 games in the pandemic-altered Central Division should help Carolina's chances. The Red Wings’ No.