New York Falls 4-3 to Hurricanes - Recap
Carolina got a 40-save performance from Cam Ward as the Hurricanes handed New York a 4-3 loss on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as +120 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Jeff Skinner (2), Erik Cole, and Tuomo Ruutu in the victory. Ruutu opened the scoring at 15:29 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 40-save effort for the Hurricanes.
New York got goals from Marc Staal, Brandon Dubinsky, and Ryan Callahan in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 of 38 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 2-for-4, while the Rangers were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Carolina 43-38 in the game.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Toronto.