Hurricanes Down Buffalo 4-2 - Match Report
The Hurricanes beat Buffalo 4-2 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Cam Ward's 31 saves.
The Hurricanes were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Chad LaRose, Eric Staal, Brandon Sutter, and Justin Faulk in the victory. Faulk opened the scoring at 2:39 of the second period.
Cam Ward turned in a 31-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Buffalo got a 31-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 2-for-4, while the Sabres were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 35-33.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Winnipeg.