Carolina Ices Pittsburgh 4-1 - Recap
|Carolina Ices Pittsburgh 4-1 - Recap|
Carolina got a pair of goals from Jiri Tlusty as the Hurricanes skated to a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday at PNC Arena.
Carolina won as a +125 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Carolina got goals from Jiri Tlusty (2), Eric Staal, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Staal opened the scoring at 19:35 of the first period.
Cam Ward stopped 26 of 27 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Pittsburgh got a goal from Chris Kunitz in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-5, while the Penguins were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 29-27.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Montreal.