Ferland, Martinook, Faulk send Hurricanes past Red Wings 3-1

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Published 10:41 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 | Updated 11:37 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018

DETROIT (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes dominated Detroit through most of the game, but needed a timely block by defenseman Justin Faulk to beat the Red Wings and snap a three-game losing streak.

Faulk, who also scored a goal, made a crucial short-handed block on a shot by Detroit’s Andreas Athanasiou with less than five minutes left and Carolina leading 2-1. Goaltender Petr Mrazek was down and out after making a big save on Frans Nielsen when Athanasiou appeared to have an empty net and a chance to tie the game.

But Faulk blocked the shot in the crease.

“We put ourselves in a tough spot. I got beat and Petr made a huge save on the back door on Nielsen,” Faulk said. “Then full scramble mode, everyone is diving around.”

Jordan Martinook added an empty-net goal in the final minute.

Michael Ferland scored in his fourth…

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