DETROIT (AP) -- Victor Rask and Ron Hainsey both scored to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Eric Staal added an empty-net goal with 30 seconds left to cap the scoring for the Hurricanes, and Cam Ward stopped 24 shots.
Carolina is now 2-1 against Detroit this season, with both wins coming on the road, but just 1-5 against the rest of the league.
Jakub Kindl scored and Petr Mrazek stopped 18 shots for Detroit.
Hainsey's slap shot beating a screened Mrazek for the tiebreaking score at 4:36 of the third.
Neither team put together many quality scoring chances in the first period, but Staal had a breakaway in the final minute. Detroit defenseman Alexey Marchenko, though, reached past Staal and hit the shaft of his stick, preventing him from getting off a shot.
The Red Wings had their first great chance in the second, putting together a 2-on-1 break, but Ryan Murphy lunged back to get a stick on Dylan Larkin's shot.
Carolina broke the deadlock as it dumped the puck down the ice and went for a line change. Mrazek came about 10 feet forward to clear the puck, but fired it right into Rask's chest. He skated past the helpless goalie and scored into the empty net with about 7 1/2 minutes left in the period.
Mrazek almost made the same mistake later in the period, hitting Elias Lindholm while trying to clear the zone, but the puck bounced away from him. Moments later, the Red Wings took advantage of a Carolina turnover to tie it on Kindl's shot from the point with 2:16 to go.
The Hurricanes regained the lead on Hainsey's goal.
Kindl took a penalty with less than 3 1/2 minutes left, but Drew Miller forced Ward into a tough stop to keep Carolina ahead.
NOTES: Both teams were playing their ninth game of the season, and have already played each other three times -- their entire season series. Detroit has played its last two home games against Carolina, with a trip to western Canada in between. ... Hainsey's only other point this season was an assist in Carolina's previous trip to Joe Louis Arena.