Hurricanes host the Blue Jackets for season opener

October 6, 2022 GMT

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Raleigh, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -221, Blue Jackets +180; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes start the season at home against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Carolina went 20-12-1 in Metropolitan Division play and had a 54-20-8 record overall last season. The Hurricanes scored 277 total goals a season ago, averaging 3.4 per game on 34.1 shots per game.

Columbus went 9-17-0 in Metropolitan Division play and had a 37-38-7 record overall last season. The Blue Jackets gave up 3.6 goals per game while scoring 3.2 last season.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Frederik Andersen: out (lower body), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).

Blue Jackets: Joonas Korpisalo: out (hip).

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