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Hurricanes Fall 3-2 Against Columbus - Game Recap

The Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Curtis McElhinney's 25 saves.

The Blue Jackets were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Columbus got goals from Artem Anisimov, Matt Calvert, and Ryan Johansen in the victory. Calvert opened the scoring at 18:46 of the second period.

Curtis McElhinney turned in a 25-save effort for the Blue Jackets.

Carolina got goals from Andrei Loktionov and Jeff Skinner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Anton Khudobin stopped 29 of 32 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Columbus went 1-for-1, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Columbus outshot Carolina 32-27 in the game.

Columbus heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.