Hurricanes Down Colorado 2-1 - Match Report
The Hurricanes beat Colorado 2-1 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Justin Peters's 33 saves.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as +127 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Carolina got goals from Patrick Dwyer and Jordan Staal in the victory. Staal opened the scoring at 12:47 of the first period.
Justin Peters turned in a 33-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Colorado got a goal from Paul Stastny in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-1, while the Avalanche were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 34-28.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face St. Louis.