Recap - Devils Defeat Carolina 3-2
|Recap - Devils Defeat Carolina 3-2|
The Devils earned a 3-2 victory over the Hurricanes on Wednesday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey won as a -138 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New Jersey got goals from Brian Rolston, Patrik Elias, and Ilya Kovalchuk in the victory. Kovalchuk opened the scoring at 5:41 of the second period.
Johan Hedberg turned in a 25-save effort for the Devils.
Sergei Samsonov and Tuomo Ruutu scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Cam Ward stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot New Jersey 27-22 in the game.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.