Power-play goal with seconds left lifts Hurricanes over Arizona, 5-4

A file photo of Justin Faulk.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Justin Faulk scored a power-play goal with 17 seconds left to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.

Faulk, tied for the league lead with nine goals on the man-advantage, sent a shot from near the blue line past Coyotes goalie Anders Lindback after Martin Hanzal took a penalty for Arizona with 2:15 left.

Antoine Vermette’s power-play goal with 6 1/2 minutes remaining gave the Coyotes a 4-3 lead, but Ron Hainsey scored 1:57 later for Carolina.

Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, and Kris Versteeg and Jay McClement also scored for the Hurricanes. Cam Ward had 19 saves.

Stefan Elliott had a goal and an assist for the Coyotes, and Tobias Rieder and Nicklas Grossmann also scored. Lindback finished with 13 saves as Arizona lost its fourth straight.

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