Carolina Skates Past New York 3-2 - Recap
|Carolina Skates Past New York 3-2 - Recap|
Cam Ward stopped 35 of 37 shots fired at him by New York, as the Hurricanes skated to a 3-2 victory Friday at RBC Center.
The Hurricanes were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Erik Cole, Joni Pitkanen, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring at 16:33 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 35-save effort for the Hurricanes.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen and Michael Grabner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Al Montoya stopped 32 of 35 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-2, while the Islanders were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-35.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.