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Buffalo vs Carolina Recap - Hurricanes Win 6-3

Carolina got 3 goals from Eric Staal en route to a 6-3 victory over Buffalo on Thursday at PNC Arena.

The Hurricanes were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Eric Staal (3), Jeff Skinner (2), and Justin Faulk each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 1:02 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jordan Staal and Zac Dalpe.

Cam Ward stopped 30 of 33 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Jason Pominville (2) and Cody Hodgson scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Cam Ward.

Jhonas Enroth stopped 32 of 37 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-4, while the Sabres were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 38-33.