Recap - Rangers Defeat Carolina 2-1
|Recap - Rangers Defeat Carolina 2-1|
The Hurricanes came up short Monday against the Rangers, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
New York was favored by -146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by J.T. Miller, who beat Dan Ellis in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New York. New York got goals from Derek Stepan in the victory. Stepan opened the scoring at 11:06 of the second period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 29-save effort for the Rangers.
Eric Staal scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Dan Ellis stopped 35 of 36 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Carolina 36-30 in the game.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida.