Hurricanes Fall 8-1 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
Philadelphia cruised to victory on Thursday, earning an easy 8-1 win over the Hurricanes at RBC Center.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as -109 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Jeff Carter (3), Danny Briere (2), Scott Hartnell, Nikolay Zherdev, and Mike Richards in the victory. Briere opened the scoring at 7:54 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 35-save effort for the Flyers.
Carolina got a goal from Chad LaRose in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cam Ward stopped 9 of 13 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 2-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Philadelphia 36-26 in the game.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Montreal.