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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolinas kids have the Hurricanes rolling, and now they get to take the show on the road.Victor Rask got his eighth goal of the season and Noah Hanifin scored his first, helping the Hurricanes beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win.The 23-year-old Rask was the oldest of Carolinas goal scorers in this one, backed by the 19-year-old Hanifin and 21-year-old Elias Lindholm.All but one of the Hurricanes 12 goals during this winning streak have been scored by players 24 or younger. The stretch has helped Carolina find its footing after a 3-6-4 start to the season.Its a great bunch of guys, said goalie Cam Ward, who is the fourth-oldest player for Carolina at 32. Its a fun group. Its an exciting group. There is a lot of potential in this locker room. Its great to see us putting it together. Guys want to score goals.Carolina finished this homestand 4-1-0 and now starts a three-game swing through Canada.Lindholm also got his first goal this season in the first period, and the Hurricanes kept up the pressure from there, challenging goalie Connor Hellebuyck with 40 shots.We got the first one early, Lindholm said. Hopefully for me, it will build some more confidence. I turned down some opportunities in the last two games and didnt believe in myself and my shot. Hopefully now I can get some more and take some more.Carolinas young legs took advantage of the Jets in the third period after Winnipeg played the night before, a 4-1 loss in Boston. It was the third game -- all losses -- of a five-game trip.Its going to be big to get a couple of days between games, captain Blake Wheeler said. Its been a pretty big grind, one like Ive never experienced before. Were a tired hockey team, theres no question about that. But weve got a group that can fight through it. We just need to get our rest.Winnipegs next game is on Wednesday.Rask made it 2-0 on a power play early in the third, and after Mark Scheifele got his 11th goal for the Jets, Hanifin put it away with a power-play score with 1:43 left.Lindholm got on the board 6:45 in. He swept in from the left side along the goal line and ripped a shot past Hellebuyck on the short side. The goalie was screened by defenseman Dustin Byfuglien and couldnt find the puck.Rask stretched the lead by taking slick pass from Lee Stempniak in close and lifting it past Hellebuyck.Scheifele took over the NHL points lead (23) when he narrowed the deficit to 2-1. The 23-year-old one-timed a pass from Nikolaj Ehlers after Ehlers chased down a loose puck in the corner.Hanifin restored the two-goal lead with a hammered one-timer from the right point.The teams also played to open the season, when Winnipeg rallied from two goals down to win 4-3 in overtime.Ward stalled the effort for a similar rally Sunday with 28 saves. He helped kill off a hooking penalty on Viktor Stalberg with about six minutes left by stopping three shots.Carolina was perfect on the penalty kill for the ninth straight game. It killed three penalties Sunday and leads the NHL with a 91.3 percent success rate, including 19 straight. The Hurricanes have allowed only four power-play goals, killing off 42 of 46 tries.Game notes Carolina D Ron Hainsey picked up an assist in his second straight game. ... Scheifele has a point in 14 of Winnipegs 21 games. ... Rask recorded his second straight game-winning goal.UP NEXT:Jets: Continue trip at Minnesota on Wednesday night.Hurricanes: Play at Toronto on Tuesday night. Nuggets Jersey. Carey Price didnt, but he still came out on top against one of his rivals for the No. 1 job at the Sochi Games. The Anahim Lake, B.C., native was stellar in making 39 saves in his home province and Lars Eller got credit for a bizarre short-handed winner as the Canadiens defeated the Canucks 4-1. 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Riess put his final opponent Jay Farber all-in with an Ace-King.Stan Wawrinka kept his hopes of a semi-final berth alive with a straight-sets victory over Marin Cilic at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday night. The Swiss superstar helped his chances of finishing the year ranked third and of reaching a fourth-straight semi-final at the O2 with a 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-3) victory. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price Cilic was beaten in straight sets by Andy Murray in his John McEnroe Group opener while Wawrinka lost to Kei Nishikori, meaning whoever lost their second match would almost certainly be heading home. The win helped US Open champion Wawrinka extend his head-to-head lead to 11-2, having now won his last seven matches against Cilic, who is out. Did you know... The last time a player lost his opening match and went on to win the title was in 2009 when Nikolay Davydenko surprised everyone to win at Londons O2 Arena. Shots of the matchWawrinka showed he is not just all about power as he lured Cilic into the net before showing a delicious touch to lob him. Wawrinka showed that hes not all about power with this delicate lob... But when it does come to pure power, Wawrinka can produce it when it most matters - especially on the backhand side. But the Swiss star does possess an awful lot of power on that missile of a backhand... Expert analysisGreg Rusedski: Hes back in business. He played great tonight. Cilic played him into form. Hes very confident going up against Marin because Marin isnt willing to come forward which allowed him to hit many groundstrokes and get a feeling for the ball. By the end of it, he was playing lights out tennis. Its not what Andy Murray wanted to see, an in-form Wawrinka on Friday.Peter Fleming: This match seemed to turn his game around. He was hitting the ball well and hes not going to be an easy guy to put out. Wawrinka joins Leif Shiras at the SkyPad to examine his victory over Cilic The matchThere was very little to choose between the two players, who both packed a punch with some blistering winners.dddddddddddd. Cilic had made very few inroads into Wawrinkas serve until he earned a set point at 5-4. However, the Swiss star quickly shut the door with a brave 100mph second serve into the body. The Wawrinka backhand was at its blistering best in the second set Quite predictably, it headed into a tiebreak, and it was the third seed who started forcing the errors from Cilics racket, which was enough to take the set.Just when it looked as though Wawrinka had the momentum, Cilic struck in the opening game of the second set. Wawrinka was happy to get his first victory in London after defeating Cilic Despite being hampered by a knee injury recently, the 31-year-old is determined to finish his season on a high, and responded with some fearsome hitting of his own to level in the fourth game.It was enough to send the tight contest into another tiebreaker. And Wawrinka struck a huge blow with an unstoppable 98mph forehand for the mini-break which he never relinquished to set up a mouth-watering clash against Murray. Heres the moment Wawrinka beat Cilic in straight sets Following his loss to Murray and now Wawrinka, Cilic is 0-5 at the ATP World Tour Finals.Check our game-by-game coverage from all group matches at the ATP World Tour Finals in London - including Andy Murray v Stan Wawrinka on Friday - on skysports.com/tennis, our app for mobile devices and iPad and our Twitter account @skysportstennis.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! 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