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Recap - Hurricanes Defeat Columbus 5-1

Carolina got a pair of goals from Vincent Trocheck as the Hurricanes skated to a 5-1 victory over Columbus on Saturday at Nationwide Arena.

Carolina was favored by -144 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Vincent Trocheck(2), Jordan Staal, Jesper Fast, and Sebastian Aho each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Fast opened the scoring for Carolina.

Frederik Andersen turned in a 27-save effort for the Hurricanes.

Columbus got a goal from Boone Jenner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Joonas Korpisalo stopped 28 of 33 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Carolina scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 33-28.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Dallas.