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Carolina Skates Past Montreal 5-4 - Recap

Carolina Skates Past Montreal 5-4 - Recap

Jeff Skinner scored twice to lead the Hurricanes over Montreal 5-4 on Tuesday at PNC Arena.

Carolina won as a +104 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jeff Skinner (2), Manny Malhotra, Alexander Semin, and Eric Staal each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 1:38 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Jordan Staal and Andrej Sekera.

Cam Ward stopped 21 of 25 Montreal shots in the victory.

Montreal got goals from Max Pacioretty (2), Lars Eller, and P.K. Subban in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Montreal got a 37-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.

On the power play, Carolina went 2-for-10, while the Canadiens were 2-for-6 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 42-25.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.