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Buffalo Skates Past Carolina 3-2 - Recap

Buffalo skated to a 3-2 victory over Carolina on Wednesday in NHL action at First Niagara Center.

Buffalo was favored by -174 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Jason Pominville, Thomas Vanek, and Tyler Myers each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Myers opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 0:22 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Patrick Kaleta and Jordan Leopold.

Ryan Miller stopped 22 of 24 Carolina shots in the victory.

Jaroslav Spacek and Chad LaRose scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.

Carolina got a 39-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.

On the power play, Buffalo went 2-for-7, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Buffalo outshot Carolina 42-24 in the game.

Next game, Buffalo takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.