The battle between the Devils and Hurricanes didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Carolina was handed a 5-0 defeat on Saturday at PNC Arena.
Bettors who backed the Devils were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Petr Sykora, Ilya Kovalchuk, Zach Parise, David Clarkson, and Ryan Carter in the victory. Clarkson opened the scoring at 19:38 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 22-save effort for the Devils.
Carolina got a 26-stop effort from Brian Boucher in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 31-22.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Ottawa.