Toronto faces conference rival Carolina
Toronto; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto faces Carolina in Eastern Conference action.
The Maple Leafs are 23-14-2 at home. Toronto serves 6.2 penalty minutes per game, the fewest in the Eastern Conference. Zach Hyman leads them averaging 1.0.
The Hurricanes are 20-16-3 in road games. Carolina leads the NHL shooting 34.6 shots per game while averaging 2.9 goals. In their last meeting on Dec. 11, Toronto won 4-1. William Nylander recorded a team-high two assists for the Maple Leafs in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 5-5-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.3 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
Maple Leafs: 4-4-2, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.3 assists, 2.6 penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .885 save percentage.
Hurricanes Injuries: None listed.