Vegas takes on Carolina, seeks 8th straight road win

Vegas Golden Knights (25-15-2, first in the Pacific) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (27-9-2, third in the Metropolitan)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

LINE: Hurricanes -162, Golden Knights +139; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Vegas visits Carolina looking to prolong its seven-game road winning streak.

The Hurricanes are 13-4-1 on their home ice. Carolina is second in the Eastern Conference averaging 6.3 assists per game, led by Tony DeAngelo with 0.8.

The Golden Knights have gone 12-5-0 away from home. Vegas ranks 10th in the NHL averaging 5.7 assists per game, led by Mark Stone with 0.8.

In their last meeting on Nov. 16, Carolina won 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sebastian Aho leads the Hurricanes with 17 goals, adding 25 assists and totaling 42 points. Andrei Svechnikov has five goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.

Chandler Stephenson has 38 total points while scoring 12 goals and totaling 26 assists for the Golden Knights. Jonathan Marchessault has 9 points over the last 10 games for Vegas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 7-2-1, averaging 4.6 goals, 8.4 assists, four penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .904 save percentage.

Golden Knights: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.4 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .905 save percentage.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Jordan Martinook: out (health and safety protocols), Antti Raanta: day to day (upper body), Teuvo Teravainen: day to day (lower body).

Golden Knights: Max Pacioretty: out (wrist), Mark Stone: out (covid-19), Reilly Smith: out (health protocols).


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