Stars vs Hurricanes Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Stars vs Hurricanes Final: 5-2 - Recap|
Jamie Benn scored a pair of goals against the Hurricanes as Dallas handed Carolina a 5-2 defeat on Sunday at RBC Center.
The Stars were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Dallas got goals from Jamie Benn (2), Stephane Robidas, Eric Nystrom, and Michael Ryder in the victory. Nystrom opened the scoring at 5:20 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 30-save effort for the Stars.
Tuomo Ruutu and Chad LaRose scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Cam Ward stopped 10 of 14 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Dallas scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 2-for-9 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 32-27.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at New Jersey.