Carolina cruised to victory on Wednesday, earning an easy 7-2 win over the Islanders at RBC Center.
Carolina was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Jon Matsumoto (2), Joe Corvo, Eric Staal, Jiri Tlusty, Brandon Sutter, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Corvo opened the scoring at 10:12 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 31-save effort for the Hurricanes.
P.A. Parenteau and Michael Grabner scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
New York got a 25-stop effort from Rick DiPietro in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-32.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Ottawa.