Aho and the Hurricanes visit New York with 1-0 series lead
Brooklyn; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND: Carolina leads series 1-0
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes visit the New York Islanders in the Eastern Conference second round with a 1-0 lead in the series. The teams meet Sunday for the sixth time this season. The Hurricanes won the previous meeting 1-0 in overtime.
The Islanders are 18-9-1 against division opponents. New York has converted on 14.5 percent of power-play opportunities, scoring 33 power-play goals.
The Hurricanes have gone 22-16-3 away from home. Carolina has converted on 17.8 percent of power-play opportunities, scoring 44 power-play goals.
DURING THE PLAYOFFS: Hurricanes: Averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 4.0 penalties and 9.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.
Islanders: Averaging 2.8 goals, 5.0 assists, 4.0 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 1.4 goals per game with a .958 save percentage.