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Carolina faces New York on 3-game skid

March 20, 2022 GMT

New York Rangers (39-18-5, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (41-14-6, first in the Metropolitan)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -202, Rangers +167; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Carolina will try to end its three-game slide when the Hurricanes take on New York.

The Hurricanes have gone 11-6-1 against division opponents. Carolina leads the Eastern Conference with 5.8 assists per game, led by Tony DeAngelo averaging 0.7.

The Rangers are 8-5-0 against opponents in the Metropolitan. New York averages 8.7 penalty minutes per game, the 10th-most in the Eastern Conference. Jacob Trouba leads the team serving 80 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Jan. 21, Carolina won 6-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sebastian Aho leads the Hurricanes with 61 points, scoring 27 goals and registering 34 assists. Teuvo Teravainen has two goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.

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Mika Zibanejad leads the Rangers with a plus-17 in 62 games this season. Chris Kreider has six goals and one assist over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 5-3-2, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .928 save percentage.

Rangers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while allowing three goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Jordan Martinook: day to day (undisclosed), Tony DeAngelo: out (midsection).

Rangers: None listed.

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