Carolina Hurricanes extend points streak to franchise-record 12 games, beat Detroit 4-1
— The Carolina Hurricanes extended their points streak to a franchise-record 12 games (8-0-4) Tuesday as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 at PNC Arena in Raleigh.
Lee Stempniak (15), Joakim Nordstrom (6), Jordan Staal (16) and Elias Lindholm (11, PP) all scored for the Canes and Cam Ward made 21 saves.
The Canes will be back on the ice Thursday to host Columbus.
FILE: Joel James (0) reacts to a play during the North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets NCAA basketball game, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in Chapel Hill, NC. Photographer: Will Bratton