Carolina takes home win streak into matchup with Anaheim
Raleigh, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina hosts Anaheim aiming to prolong its three-game home winning streak.
The Hurricanes are 15-8-0 at home. Carolina leads the NHL with nine shorthanded goals, led by Warren Foegele with three.
The Ducks are 7-15-2 in road games. Anaheim averages 11.2 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the league. Erik Gudbranson leads the team serving 84 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Oct. 18, Anaheim won 4-2. Rickard Rakell recorded a team-high 2 points for the Ducks.
TOP PERFORMERS: Teuvo Teravainen has recorded 44 total points while scoring nine goals and collecting 35 assists for the Hurricanes. Lucas Wallmark has totaled 7 points over the last 10 games for Carolina.
LAST 10 GAMES: Ducks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.4 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Hurricanes: 5-5-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.4 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: Dougie Hamilton: day to day (lower body).
Ducks: None listed.