The Hurricanes came up short Thursday against the Rangers, falling 4-3.
New York was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Brad Richards, Ryan Callahan, Derick Brassard, and Derek Stepan each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Stepan opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 3:19 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Carl Hagelin and Ryan Callahan.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 18-save effort for the Rangers.
Jiri Tlusty (2) and Tuomo Ruutu scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Dan Ellis stopped 34 of 38 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 38-21.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.