By Dave Hart

Hurricanes 5, Red Wings 3 – Carolina Hurricanes handed the Red Wings their first loss of the season on Friday night.

LSJ Logo incertGustav Nyquist, Teemu Pulkkinen and Riley Sheahan each scored one goal for Detroit.

The Red Wings are 3-1-0 on the season, good for second place in the Atlantic Division.

Detroit’s goaltender Jimmy Howard stopped 31-of-36 shots.Eye on the D

The Red Wings will host the Montreal Canadiens in their next game on Saturday night.

Record: 3-1-0   6 pts

2nd Place in Atlantic Division (4 pts behind Montreal)

Tied for 2nd Place in Eastern Conference (4 pts behind Montreal)

Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 157 pts

Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division: 159 pts

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 159 pts

Next Game: 10/17/2015 vs Montreal Canadiens 7:00 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena

Stats: Goals- Gustav Nyquist (2), Teemu Pulkkinen (3), Riley Sheahan (1). Assists- Dylan Larkin (4), Brad Richards (2), Tomas Tatar (2), Henrik Zetterberg (6). Goaltending- Jimmy Howard L (2-1-0) 31 saves on 36 shots.