Carolina is coming here after losing in their last game. The loss for the Hurricanes was against the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 4-2. The loss pushed the Hurricanes down to a record of 41-13-5 on the year, but still 1st place in the Metro.
On the year the Hurricanes were able to get a total of 3.34 goals per game. The Cans have the best defense in the NHL giving up only 2.36 goals per game. The power play for the Hurricanes has converted at a clip of 24.9% on the year and the penalty kill is the best in the NHL killing off 89.4% of the power plays faced.
Toronto is coming here after getting a win in their last game. The win was a shutout over the Dallas Stars by a score of 4-0. The Maple Leafs with the victory moved to a record of 38-17-5 on the year and are sitting in 3rd place in the Atlantic Division on the year.
Scoring on the year for the Maple Leafs is doing good scoring a total of 3.68 goals per game. The power play for Toronto is converting at a clip of 29.6% on the year and the penalty kill for the Maple Leafs has killed off 84.5% of the power plays faced. The defense for Toronto has allowed only 3.00 goals per game on the year.