Cam Ward stopped 36 of 39 shots fired at him by Ottawa, as the Hurricanes skated to a 4-3 victory Tuesday at RBC Center.
The Hurricanes were a -209 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Chad LaRose (2), Cory Stillman, and Tuomo Ruutu in the victory. Ruutu opened the scoring at 14:07 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 36-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Ottawa got goals from Marek Svatos, Erik Karlsson, and Colin Greening in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ottawa got a 20-stop effort from Curtis McElhinney in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-3, while the Senators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Ottawa outshot Carolina 39-24 in the game.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face New York.