Carolina visits Detroit after Geekie's 2-goal game

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Carolina Hurricanes (19-6-1, first in the Central Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (8-16-4, eighth in the Central Division)

Detroit; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Carolina visits the Detroit Red Wings after Morgan Geekie scored two goals in the Hurricanes' 5-1 victory against the Predators.

The Red Wings have gone 8-16-4 against division opponents. Detroit has given up 24 power-play goals, killing 70.7% of opponent opportunities.

The Hurricanes are 19-6-1 against the rest of their division. Carolina leads the NHL with 28 power-play goals, led by Vincent Trocheck with six.

Carolina knocked off Detroit 5-2 in the last meeting between these teams on March 4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Mantha leads the Red Wings with seven goals, adding six assists and totalling 13 points. Sam Gagner has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Trocheck leads the Hurricanes with 24 points, scoring 13 goals and registering 11 assists. Sebastian Aho has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with an .894 save percentage.

Hurricanes: 7-3-0, averaging three goals, 5.6 assists, 3.9 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.1 goals per game with a .932 save percentage.

INJURIES: Red Wings: None listed.

Hurricanes: Teuvo Teravainen: out (concussion), Jake Gardiner: day to day (back), Petr Mrazek: out (thumb), Vincent Trocheck: day to day (undisclosed).


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

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