New Jersey Ices Carolina 3-2 - Recap
The Hurricanes came up short Tuesday against the Devils, falling 3-2.
New Jersey was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Petr Sykora, Dainius Zubrus, and Adam Henrique each scored for the Devils in the victory. Zubrus opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 10:56 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Anton Volchenkov and Patrik Elias.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 25-save effort for the Devils.
Joni Pitkanen and Brandon Sutter scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Cam Ward stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 36-27.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face New York.