Winnipeg earned a 4-3 victory over Carolina behind a 2-goal performance from Blake Wheeler on Thursday at PNC Arena.
Winnipeg was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Winnipeg got goals from Blake Wheeler (2), Andrew Ladd, and Evander Kane in the victory. Wheeler opened the scoring at 1:53 of the first period.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 of 30 Carolina shots in the victory.
Jiri Tlusty (2) and Jordan Staal scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Cam Ward stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Winnipeg scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 30-23.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face Tampa Bay.