Hurricanes Down New York 4-2 - Match Report
|Hurricanes Down New York 4-2 - Match Report|
Carolina skated to a 4-2 victory over New York on Saturday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.
Carolina won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Erik Cole, Joe Corvo, Jussi Jokinen, and Eric Staal each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 4:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Corvo and Derek Joslin.
Cam Ward turned in a 29-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Jesse Joensuu and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Al Montoya stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Carolina 31-26 in the game.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Boston.