Hurricanes vs Lightning Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Hurricanes vs Lightning Final: 4-2 - Recap|
Carolina got a 36-save performance from Cam Ward as the Hurricanes handed Tampa Bay a 4-2 loss on Saturday at St. Pete Times Forum.
Carolina was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Jeff Skinner (2), Jaroslav Spacek, and Chad LaRose in the victory. Spacek opened the scoring at 3:46 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 36-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Tampa Bay got goals from Ryan Malone and Nate Thompson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tampa Bay got a 22-stop effort from Dustin Tokarski in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-1, while the Lightning were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 38-26.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.