Hurricanes vs Islanders Final: 3-2 - Recap
The Hurricanes earned a 3-2 victory over New York on Saturday behind a 38-save performance from Anton Khudobin at Nassau Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as +112 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Manny Malhotra, Jordan Staal, and Brett Sutter each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Malhotra opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 6:57 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Patrick Dwyer.
Anton Khudobin stopped 38 of 40 New York shots in the victory.
Thomas Vanek and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Anton Khudobin.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-2, while the Islanders were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 40-30.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Dallas.