Hurricanes vs Maple Leafs Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Hurricanes vs Maple Leafs Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Eric Staal scored twice to lead the Hurricanes over Toronto 4-3 on Thursday at PNC Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as +107 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Eric Staal (2), Brandon Sutter, and Zac Dalpe each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Sutter opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 4:15 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Drayson Bowman.
Cam Ward turned in a 21-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Joffrey Lupul, Nikolai Kulemin, and Nazem Kadri scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
James Reimer stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-7 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 34-24.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Winnipeg.