Carolina Hurricanes (45-15-8, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Rangers (41-19-10, third in the Metropolitan Division)
New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes visit the New York Rangers after the Hurricanes took down the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 in overtime.
New York is 41-19-10 overall and 11-7-2 against the Metropolitan Division. The Rangers are 36-5-1 in games they score at least three goals.
Carolina has gone 45-15-8 overall with a 17-5-1 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Hurricanes have an 18-2-6 record in games decided by one goal.
Tuesday's game is the third time these teams square off this season. The Rangers won 5-3 in the previous matchup. K'Andre Miller led the Rangers with two goals.
TOP PERFORMERS: Artemi Panarin has scored 23 goals with 57 assists for the Rangers. Vincent Trocheck has nine assists over the last 10 games.
Andrei Svechnikov has scored 23 goals with 32 assists for the Hurricanes. Sebastian Aho has five goals and one assist over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 7-2-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.
Hurricanes: 6-4-0, averaging three goals, 4.8 assists, 2.6 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
INJURIES: Rangers: Ryan Lindgren: out (upper body).
Hurricanes: Antti Raanta: day to day (lower body), Ondrej Kase: out (concussion), Jake Gardiner: out (hip/back), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles), Andrei Svechnikov: out for season (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.