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Carolina Skates Past Atlanta 4-3 - Recap

The Hurricanes beat Atlanta 4-3 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Cam Ward's Cam WardSaves saves.

The Hurricanes were a -147 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Carolina got goals from Erik Cole, Eric Staal, Jiri Tlusty, and Brandon Sutter in the victory. Staal opened the scoring at 8:16 of the second period.

Cam Ward turned in a 34-save effort for the Hurricanes.

Atlanta got goals from Brent Sopel, Niclas Bergfors, and Zach Bogosian in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Carolina scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.