Penguins vs Hurricanes Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Penguins vs Hurricanes Final: 3-2 - Recap|
The Hurricanes came up short Saturday against the Penguins, falling 3-2.
Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as -145 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Arron Asham, Craig Adams, and Pascal Dupuis in the victory. Adams opened the scoring at 8:34 of the second period.
Brent Johnson turned in a 30-save effort for the Penguins.
Jamie McBain (2) scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Brent Johnson.
Carolina got a 37-stop effort from Brian Boucher in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Carolina 40-32 in the game.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.