Nicklas Lidstrom's return turned the Detroit Red Wings into winners again.
Detroit was on the brink of its longest losing streak in 21 years, but Drew Miller scored with 8:25 left to help the Red Wings rally from three goals down and snap a six-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Detroit hasn't lost seven straight since Jan. 14-30, 1991, the season before Lidstrom joined the Red Wings. He wasn't around for this skid, either, because of an injury that forced him to miss 11 games before Saturday.
''We're happy with the win, that's for sure,'' Lidstrom said. ''We haven't been playing well.''
It looked as thought the Red Wings were headed for another loss when Carolina led 4-1 late in the second period, but they had other plans.
''They've got some world-class guys and they taught us a lesson,'' Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller said.
Henrik Zetterberg scored his second goal with 3:02 left in the second period and Todd Bertuzzi scored 18...