Rask, Hanifin help Hurricanes win 4th straight, beat Jets

Sebastian Aho (20) battles with Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Victor Rask got his eighth goal of the season and 19-year-old Noah Hanifin scored his first, helping the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win.

Elias Lindholm also got his first goal this season in the first period, and the Hurricanes kept up the pressure from there, challenging goalie Connor Hellebuyck with 40 shots.

Rask made it 2-0 on a power play early in the third, and after Mark Scheifele got his 11th goal for the Jets, Hanifin put it away with a power-play score with 1:43 left.

Cam Ward had 28 saves for Carolina, which finished 4-1-0 on this homestand.