Bruins play the Hurricanes on 5-game winning streak

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Carolina Hurricanes (25-15-5, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Boston Bruins (29-8-9, first in the Atlantic Division)

Boston; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins will try to keep a five-game win streak alive when they host the Carolina Hurricanes.

Boston has a 16-3-3 record at home and a 29-8-9 record overall. The Bruins have a +40 scoring differential, with 160 total goals scored and 120 given up.

Carolina is 25-15-5 overall and 12-10-1 in road games. The Hurricanes are 10-5-1 in games they score one or more power-play goals.

The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: David Pastrnak has scored 30 goals with 37 assists for the Bruins. Hampus Lindholm has seven assists over the past 10 games.

Sebastian Aho has 16 goals and 35 assists for the Hurricanes. Andrei Svechnikov has scored eight goals and added six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 6-1-3, averaging 4.4 goals, 6.6 assists, four penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Hurricanes: 7-2-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.6 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Bruins: Milan Lucic: out (personal).

Hurricanes: Frederik Andersen: out (blood clotting), Andrei Svechnikov: day to day (upper body), Pyotr Kochetkov: out (concussion protocol).


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