Carolina got a 39-save performance from Cam Ward as the Hurricanes handed Buffalo a 4-3 loss on Friday at First Niagara Center.
The Hurricanes were a +165 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Tim Brent, Jay Harrison, Brandon Sutter, and Jeff Skinner each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Harrison opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 8:20 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jamie McBain.
Cam Ward stopped 39 of 42 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Buffalo got goals from Derek Roy, Thomas Vanek, and Drew Stafford in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Buffalo got a 30-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-6, while the Sabres were 0-for-7 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 42-34.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.