Hurricanes vs Panthers Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Hurricanes vs Panthers Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Carolina earned a 3-2 victory over Florida behind a 2-goal performance from Eric Staal on Saturday at RBC Center.
The Hurricanes were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Eric Staal (2) and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Staal opened the scoring at 7:51 of the second period.
Cam Ward turned in a 18-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Darcy Hordichuk and Michael Frolik scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-5, while the Panthers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Florida 29-20 in the game.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.