Aho scores twice as Hurricanes wallop Wings

Sebastian Aho had two goals and an assist, and Justin Williams scored for the fifth straight game as the Carolina Hurricanes downed the host Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Tuesday for their third win in a row.Morgan Geekie scored his third goal in his second NHL game. Williams has six goals during his hot streak. He scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, one of the Hurricanes’ four special teams tallies.Nino Niederreiter also scored for Carolina (38-25-5, 81 points), which got three assists from Jake Gardiner and two from Teuvo Teravainen. Petr Mrazek made 23 saves.Tyler Bertuzzi and Christoffer Ehn scored for Detroit (17-49-5, 39 points). Jonathan Bernier stopped 31 shots as the Red Wings saw their two-game winning streak end.The first period ended in a 1-1 tie.Geekie, who scored two goals in his debut against Pittsburgh on Sunday, lifted a wrist shot over Bernier’s left shoulder at 8:58. Warren Foegele and Gardiner were credited with the assists.Bertuzzi tied it when he tipped Anthony Mantha’s shot from the slot. Bertuzzi’s 21st goal this season was also assisted by Filip Hronek at 13:28.The score was 2-2 after two periods after the Hurricanes had a 10-8 shots edge in the middle period.

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