Hurricanes Fall 5-4 Against New Jersey - Game Recap
|Hurricanes Fall 5-4 Against New Jersey - Game Recap|
New Jersey got a pair of goals from Adam Henrique as the Devils skated to a 5-4 victory over Carolina on Saturday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -133 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Adam Henrique (2), Tuomo Ruutu, Travis Zajac, and Damien Brunner each scored for the Devils in the victory. Zajac opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 4:25 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Tuomo Ruutu and Jaromir Jagr.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 29-save effort for the Devils.
Jay Harrison, Alexander Semin, Nathan Gerbe, and Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Carolina got a 18-stop effort from Anton Khudobin in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 33-31.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Flyers. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.