Devils Fall 6-3 Against Carolina - Game Recap
Jiri Tlusty scored a pair of goals against the Devils as Carolina handed New Jersey a 6-3 defeat on Saturday at PNC Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Jiri Tlusty (2), Jay Harrison, Alexander Semin, Chris Terry, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Semin opened the scoring at 12:16 of the first period.
Dan Ellis turned in a 31-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Ilya Kovalchuk (2) and Patrik Elias scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Dan Ellis.
Johan Hedberg stopped 13 of 18 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 34-22.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.