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McGinn scores 1st NHL goal, helps previously winless Hurricanes hand Red Wings 1st loss, 5-3 @NHLdotcom

DETROIT - Jordan Staal and Kris Versteeg each had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes handed the Detroit Red Wings their first loss of the season, 5-3 on Friday night.

Brock McGinn, playing on the line with Staal and Versteeg, added a goal and an assist in his NHL debut.

Cam Ward only needed to make 17 saves to help Carolina to its first win. Jimmy Howard faced 36 shots for Detroit (3-1).

It didn't take long for Carolina to take the lead, as McGinn scored just 55 seconds into his first game.

The 21-year-old picked up a neutral-zone turnover, broke in on goal and let go a shot that Howard barely deflected with his blocker. McGinn was able to put the rebound just inside the post for a memorable finish to his first shift.

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