Carolina Falls 3-2 to Wild - Recap
Minnesota earned a 3-2 victory over Carolina on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at PNC Arena.
Minnesota was favored by -133 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Jason Pominville clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Wild. Jason Pominville and Justin Fontaine each scored for the Wild in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 3:33 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Suter.
Josh Harding turned in a 27-save effort for the Wild.
Carolina got goals from Jiri Tlusty and Ryan Murphy in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carolina got a 28-stop effort from Justin Peters in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 30-29.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.