RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho’s scoring surge seems to be rubbing off on his teammates.
Aho had a goal and two assists, Teuvo Teravainen scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Sunday night.
Aho has scored in four straight games after failing to get a goal in his first 15 games this season. Carolina has won three of those four games, including Saturday night over Buffalo.
“It was a good weekend,” Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said. “Today we started well and that’s what we want to be part of our foundation.”
Elias Lindholm also scored for the Hurricanes, and Cam Ward stopped 27 shots. John Tavares and Nick Leddy scored for New York, and Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves.
The Islanders beat Carolina 6-4 on Thursday night in Brooklyn.
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