Nashville Falls 5-2 to Hurricanes - Recap
|Nashville Falls 5-2 to Hurricanes - Recap|
Jeff Skinner sniped 3 goals in leading Carolina to a 5-2 win over Nashville on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena.
The Hurricanes were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Jeff Skinner (3), Riley Nash, and Justin Faulk each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Faulk opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 0:23 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Justin Peters stopped 20 of 22 Nashville shots in the victory.
Nashville got goals from Mike Fisher and Viktor Stalberg in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marek Mazanec stopped 9 of 13 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 23-22.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.