The Devils earned a 4-1 victory over the Hurricanes on Thursday at PNC Arena.
The Devils were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
New Jersey got goals from Martin Brodeur, Peter Harrold, Andrei Loktionov, and Adam Henrique in the victory. Brodeur opened the scoring at 3:54 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 17-save effort for the Devils.
Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Dan Ellis stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Carolina 22-18 in the game.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Panthers. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.