Hurricanes vs Sharks Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Hurricanes vs Sharks Final: 5-2 - Recap|
Carolina got a 41-save performance from Cam Ward as the Hurricanes handed San Jose a 5-2 loss on Tuesday at HP Pavilion.
The Hurricanes were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Erik Cole, Joni Pitkanen, Chad LaRose, Eric Staal, and Pat Dwyer in the victory. Staal opened the scoring at 5:56 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 41-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Patrick Marleau (2) scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Antti Niemi stopped 26 of 31 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-4, while the Sharks were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Carolina 43-31 in the game.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.