RALEIGH, N.C. (CBSLA.com/AP) — Elias Lindholm’s second-period goal proved to be the difference in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.

The Hurricanes (2-6-2) won for the second straight day, and Los Angeles remained winless on the road this season. The Kings are 0-3-2 on the road and 6-1 at home in the early stages of their Stanley Cup title defense.

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Victor Rask and Chris Terry also scored for the Hurricanes.

Mike Richards and Alec Martinez had goals for Los Angeles.

Rask gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead with 1:34 left in the first period off a nifty pass by Chris Terry. Just 50 seconds into the middle period on the power play, Terry fired in a one-timer from the right wing to make it 2-0.

Richards cut the Kings’ deficit in half when he scored at 5:39 of the second to make it 2-1.

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Lindholm’s shot through a screen at 16:01 restored Carolina’s two-goal lead. Lindholm scored for the third time in two days after netting a pair of goals in Saturday’s home win over Arizona.

Carolina’s Cam Ward, making his third straight start and coming off a shutout win on Saturday, made 30 saves.

Jonathan Quick stopped 29 shots for the Kings, who were also with C Anze Kopitar for the first time since an injury caused him to miss three consecutive games.

Both teams scored power-play goals. Carolina went 1-for-4 with the advantage, and Los Angeles was 1-for-3.

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