Hurricanes Down New York 4-3 - Match Report
|Hurricanes Down New York 4-3 - Match Report|
Jiri Tlusty was the difference, potting a pair for Carolina on Saturday as the Hurricanes skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.
Carolina won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jiri Tlusty (2), Jordan Staal, and Jeff Skinner each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Tlusty opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 1:05 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Eric Staal and Alexander Semin.
Cam Ward turned in a 22-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, and Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-3, while the Islanders were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 25-23.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Vancouver.