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Defencemen Justin Faulk, Brett Pesce help Hurricanes end 5-game slide by beating Kings 4-3

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RALEIGH, N.C. - Justin Faulk scored two power-play goals, and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Sunday.

Brett Pesce scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, and Jeff Skinner also scored for Carolina, which led 3-0 in the second period.

Faulk scored each of his goals in the second, giving him an NHL-best eight with the man advantage, and Cam Ward made 26 saves for the Hurricanes.

Anze Kopitar scored two goals, including one 58 seconds after Dustin Brown scored on a penalty shot, for Los Angeles. Jonathan Quick allowed four goals with 17 saves in two periods before Jhonas Enroth replaced him and made eight stops. The Kings have lost two straight after winning three in a row.

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