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Carolina Ices Columbus 3-2 - Recap

Eric Staal scored twice to lead the Hurricanes over Columbus 3-2 on Monday at PNC Arena.

Carolina won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Carolina got goals from Eric Staal (2) and Jordan Staal in the victory. Staal opened the scoring at 11:18 of the third period.

Anton Khudobin stopped 22 of 24 Columbus shots in the victory.

Derek MacKenzie and R.J. Umberger scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Anton Khudobin.

Columbus got a 32-stop effort from Sergei Bobrovsky in the loss.

On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.

Carolina outshot Columbus 35-24 in the game.

Carolina heads into a battle against the Canadiens. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.