New Jersey Falls 4-2 to Hurricanes - Recap
|New Jersey Falls 4-2 to Hurricanes - Recap|
Jiri Tlusty scored twice to lead the Hurricanes over New Jersey 4-2 on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
Carolina was an underdog by +136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Jiri Tlusty (2), Jussi Jokinen, and Patrick Dwyer each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 1:36 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Joe Corvo and Joni Pitkanen.
Cam Ward stopped 26 of 28 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Ilya Kovalchuk and Ryan Carter scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Martin Brodeur stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 28-25.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.