Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, goalie Cam Ward stopped 35 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Sunday.

Jason Spezza gave Ottawa the lead 1:07 in with his 10th goal of the season, but Carolina scored three times in the second period.

Patrick Dwyer, Tuomo Ruutu and rookie Elias Lindholm each scored for the Hurricanes, who have won 10 of 11 at home against Ottawa. Staal scored an empty-net goal with 2:29 left.