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Recap - Hurricanes Defeat New York 4-1

Cam Ward made 39 stops Thursday to lead the Hurricanes over the Rangers 4-1 at RBC Center.

Carolina was favored by -140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Jussi Jokinen, Chad LaRose, Brandon Sutter, and Jeff Skinner each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. LaRose opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 5:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jeff Skinner and Tuomo Ruutu.

Cam Ward turned in a 39-save effort for the Hurricanes.

New York got a goal from Brandon Prust in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 of 39 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Carolina scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Carolina 40-39 in the game.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.