Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
Carolina is 25-8-7 overall with a 10-2-1 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Hurricanes have allowed 107 goals while scoring 124 for a +17 scoring differential.
New Jersey has a 7-5-2 record in Metropolitan Division play and a 25-12-3 record overall. The Devils have allowed 105 goals while scoring 136 for a +31 scoring differential.
The teams meet Tuesday for the third time this season. The Hurricanes won the previous matchup 4-1. Pacioretty scored two goals in the win.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sebastian Aho has 12 goals and 19 assists for the Hurricanes. Jordan Staal has four goals and five assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 7-2-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.5 assists, 4.5 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
Devils: 4-5-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
The Associated Press