Carolina vs Minnesota Wrap - Carolina Wins 4-3

Carolina vs Minnesota Wrap - Carolina Wins 4-3

Brandon Sutter scored twice to lead the Hurricanes over Minnesota 4-3 on Thursday at Hartwall Arena.

Carolina won as a -101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Carolina got goals from Brandon Sutter (2), Anton Babchuk, and Jussi Jokinen in the victory. Sutter opened the scoring at 19:50 of the first period.

Cam Ward turned in a 26-save effort for the Hurricanes.

Guillaume Latendresse, Matt Cullen, and Brent Burns scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Cam Ward.

Minnesota got a 27-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.

On the power play, Carolina went 2-for-5, while the Wild were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 31-29.