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Carolina vs Minnesota Recap - Hurricanes Win 5-3

Drayson Bowman scored twice to lead the Hurricanes over Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.

Carolina was favored by -111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.

Drayson Bowman (2), Tim Brent, Chad LaRose, and Brandon Sutter each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Bowman opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 1:02 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.

Brian Boucher stopped 23 of 26 Minnesota shots in the victory.

Minnesota got goals from Erik Christensen, Kyle Brodziak, and Nick Johnson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Matt Hackett stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-1, while the Wild were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 34-26.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.