Aho, Hurricanes beat Senators 2-1

Aho, Hurricanes beat Senators 2-1
Ottawa Senators' Ryan Dzingel (18) battles with Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho and Victor Rask scored in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes top the slumping Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Cam Ward made 29 saves for Carolina in the opener of a season-long eight-game homestand. The Hurricanes returned from the All-Star break with their second straight win after dropping six of eight.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored and Craig Anderson made 37 saves for the Senators, who have lost six in a row.