Hurricanes take on the Sabres on 6-game win streak

February 1, 2023 GMT

Carolina Hurricanes (33-9-8, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (26-19-4, fourth in the Atlantic Division)

Buffalo, New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Hurricanes -158, Sabres +136; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes visit the Buffalo Sabres trying to extend a six-game win streak.

Buffalo has gone 11-12-2 at home and 26-19-4 overall. The Sabres rank third in the league with 184 total goals (averaging 3.8 per game).

Carolina is 16-4-6 in road games and 33-9-8 overall. The Hurricanes are 11-2-0 in games they score one or more power-play goals.

The teams meet Wednesday for the second time this season. The Hurricanes won the previous matchup 5-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rasmus Dahlin has 14 goals and 40 assists for the Sabres. Victor Olofsson has scored eight goals with one assist over the past 10 games.

Sebastian Aho has 22 goals and 24 assists for the Hurricanes. Martin Necas has four goals and four assists over the past 10 games.


LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 6-2-2, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.4 assists, 2.6 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

Hurricanes: 8-1-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.8 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Sabres: Dylan Cozens: day to day (undisclosed), Tage Thompson: day to day (upper body), Mattias Samuelsson: day to day (lower-body).

Hurricanes: Jaccob Slavin: day to day (lower body), Ondrej Kase: out (concussion), Jake Gardiner: out (hip/back), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.