Hurricanes take win streak into home matchup against the Stars

Dallas Stars (34-16-8, first in the Central Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (34-17-5, second in the Metropolitan Division)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes are looking to keep a four-game win streak going when they host the Dallas Stars.

Carolina is 34-17-5 overall and 19-6-4 in home games. The Hurricanes have a +32 scoring differential, with 187 total goals scored and 155 conceded.

Dallas is 34-16-8 overall and 17-8-5 in road games. The Stars rank second in league play with 211 total goals (averaging 3.6 per game).

The teams meet Saturday for the second time this season. The Stars won 4-2 in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Seth Jarvis has 18 goals and 28 assists for the Hurricanes. Teuvo Teravainen has two goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Matt Duchene has scored 22 goals with 33 assists for the Stars. Wyatt Johnston has five goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 8-2-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.4 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 1.6 goals per game.

Stars: 5-3-2, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Antti Raanta: out (lower body), Frederik Andersen: out (blood clotting), Jalen Chatfield: day to day (upper body).

Stars: Evgenii Dadonov: out (lower body), Jani Hakanpaa: day to day (upper body), Nils Lundkvist: out (concussion).


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

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