Carolina hosts Vegas after Williams’ 2-goal game
Raleigh, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina hosts the Vegas Golden Knights after Justin Williams scored two goals in the Hurricanes’ 4-1 victory over the Jets.
The Hurricanes are 17-8-1 at home. Carolina has converted on 21.3% of power-play opportunities, recording 33 power-play goals.
The Golden Knights are 11-10-4 on the road. Vegas has surrendered 34 power-play goals, killing 79.5% of opponent chances.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 4-5-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .882 save percentage.
Hurricanes: 5-4-1, averaging 2.2 goals, 4.1 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game with a .928 save percentage.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: None listed.