Hurricanes Down Ottawa 6-3 - Match Report
Carolina got a pair of goals from Manny Malhotra as the Hurricanes skated to a 6-3 victory over Ottawa on Saturday at PNC Arena.
The Hurricanes were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Manny Malhotra (2), Tuomo Ruutu, Eric Staal, Riley Nash, and Nathan Gerbe in the victory. Gerbe opened the scoring at 10:30 of the first period.
Anton Khudobin turned in a 23-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Kyle Turris (2) and Mika Zibanejad scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Anton Khudobin.
Ottawa got a 17-stop effort from Robin Lehner in the loss.
Carolina scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Ottawa 32-26 in the game.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Columbus looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Columbus.