Hurricanes vs Penguins Final: 5-3 - Recap

Hurricanes vs Penguins Final: 5-3 - Recap

Carolina got a 37-save performance from Cam Ward as the Hurricanes handed Pittsburgh a 5-3 loss on Saturday at RBC Center.

Carolina was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Carolina got goals from Tuomo Ruutu (2), Chad LaRose, Eric Staal, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring at 1:22 of the first period.

Cam Ward stopped 37 of 40 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.

Jordan Staal (2) and Chris Kunitz scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Cam Ward.

Pittsburgh got a 21-stop effort from Brent Johnson in the loss.

On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-4, while the Penguins were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 40-26.

Carolina heads into a battle against the Flyers. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.