New York earned a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Tuesday, but needed a shootout to do it at PNC Arena.
The Islanders were a -101 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Frans Nielsen clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Islanders. New York got goals from Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, and Matt Moulson in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring at 3:40 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 37-save effort for the Islanders.
Carolina got goals from Chad LaRose, Anthony Stewart, and Brandon Sutter in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carolina got a 33-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 40-36.
New York heads into a battle against the Ducks. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.