Carolina's defense, led by netminder Cam Ward, shut down Detroit 3-0 at RBC Center on on Wednesday.
Carolina was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Erik Cole, Derek Joslin, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Joslin opened the scoring at 4:04 of the second period.
Cam Ward turned in a 42-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Detroit got a 29-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
Carolina scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Carolina 42-32 in the game.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Chicago.