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Hurricanes Fall 3-2 Against Anaheim - Game Recap

The Hurricanes came up short Thursday against the Ducks, falling 3-2 in a shootout.

Bettors who backed the Ducks were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Saku Koivu potted the shootout winner for Anaheim. Anaheim got goals from Corey Perry and Luca Sbisa in the victory. Sbisa opened the scoring at 14:40 of the first period.

Jonas Hiller turned in a 30-save effort for the Ducks.

Jerome Samson and Jamie McBain scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Jonas Hiller.

Carolina got a 35-stop effort from Justin Peters in the loss.

On the power play, Anaheim went 1-for-5, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Anaheim outshot Carolina 37-32 in the game.

Next game, Anaheim takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face Florida.