Carolina Falls 2-1 to Senators - Recap

Carolina Falls 2-1 to Senators - Recap

The Hurricanes came up short Monday against the Senators, falling 2-1 in a shootout.

Ottawa won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

The win was clinched by Ales Hemsky, who beat Cam Ward in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Ottawa. Ottawa got goals from Mika Zibanejad in the victory. Zibanejad opened the scoring at 1:41 of the first period.

Craig Anderson turned in a 30-save effort for the Senators.

Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.

Carolina got a 28-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.

On the power play, Ottawa went 0-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 31-29.

Ottawa heads into a battle against the Islanders. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.