The Hurricanes beat Buffalo 4-2 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Cam Ward's 21 saves.
Bettors who backed the Hurricanes were rewarded as -180 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Alexander Semin, Jiri Tlusty, Nathan Gerbe, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring at 13:20 of the first period.
Cam Ward turned in a 21-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 51 of 54 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Buffalo 55-23 in the game.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.