Recap - Hurricanes Defeat Toronto 3-2
|Recap - Hurricanes Defeat Toronto 3-2|
The Hurricanes earned a 3-2 victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday at Air Canada Centre.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Ron Hainsey, Eric Staal, and Ryan Murphy in the victory. Murphy opened the scoring at 2:54 of the third period.
Cam Ward turned in a 24-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Joffrey Lupul and Josh Leivo scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Toronto got a 34-stop effort from Jonathan Bernier in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-4, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 38-26.
Carolina heads into a battle against the Islanders. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.