Tampa Bay vs Carolina Wrap - Carolina Wins 6-4
|Tampa Bay vs Carolina Wrap - Carolina Wins 6-4|
Carolina earned a 6-4 victory over Tampa Bay behind a 2-goal performance from Jussi Jokinen on Saturday at RBC Center.
The Hurricanes were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Jussi Jokinen (2), Chad LaRose, Eric Staal, Jamie McBain, and Jeff Skinner each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. LaRose opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 4:42 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Corvo and Erik Cole.
Cam Ward stopped 30 of 34 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Simon Gagne (2), Vincent Lecavalier, and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Tampa Bay got a 25-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.
Carolina scored 4 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 34-31.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.