The Carolina Hurricanes were dominant down the stretch against the Detroit Red Wings in game one of the Traverse City Prospect Tournament on Friday night.
Warren Foegele kicked off the third period scoring with a fantastic individual effort, winning the faceoff, going to the net, and banging home the rebound to make it a 4-2 game.
Warren Foegele wins the faceoff, goes to the net, beats his man to the rebound and scores. Excellent sequence from him. pic.twitter.com/ToPR5kVVKH— Brett Finger (@brettfinger) September 9, 2017
In the latter stages of the frame, Janne Kuokkanen made another big time play, stealing the puck in the Detroit end, maintaining possession down low, and finding Julien Gauthier camped out in front to make it a 5-2 lead for the Hurricanes.
Janne Kuokkanen steals the puck, controls it down low and sets up Julien Gauthier in front for the goal. Awesome stuff from Kuokkanen. pic.twitter.com/PqPSD6X5f1— Brett Finger (@brettfinger) September 9, 2017
Nick Schilkey went on to score on the empty net as the Hurricanes defeated the Red Wings 6-2 in game one of the prospect tournament.
Game two will be Saturday at 3:30 pm against the New York Rangers.