Bernier stops 38 shots as Wings top Hurricanes

Jonathan Bernier made 38 saves as the Detroit Red Wings won for the first time in five games, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Thursday night in Raleigh, N.C.Niklas Kronwall, Frans Nielsen, Jonathan Ericsson and Dylan Larkin scored for Detroit. Larkin’s empty-net tally was his team-leading 15th goal of the season.Kronwall also had an assist for the Red Wings, who had been on a 0-3-1 stretch and had a successful conclusion to a three-game road swing.Andrei Svechnikov scored for the Hurricanes, who were denied back-to-back wins.Carolina goalie Petr Mzarek made 20 saves.Mzarek, who was coming off his first shutout of the season Sunday against the Arizona Coyotes, played parts of six seasons for the Red Wings.The Hurricanes continued to slump with a 2-5-2 record across their past nine outings. They were 0-for-2 on power plays while the Red Wings converted their lone chance with the man advantage.Bernier snapped a personal 0-3-0 stretch.Despite Detroit’s 2-1 lead through two periods, the Hurricanes held a 27-13 advantage in shots.