Hurricanes at Panthers 10/8/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 10/07/2019 at 8:48 PM ET

Hurricanes at Panthers 10/8/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The Carolina Hurricanes look for their fourth straight victory on Tuesday when they visit the Florida Panthers. The Hurricanes won their third straight on Sunday by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime 4-3. Jaccob Slavin scored the game winner at 1:53 of the extra period. Carolina rallied from a 3-1 first period deficit. Erik Haula, Brett Pesce and Dougie Hamilton scored for Carolina.

Florida evened its record at 1-1 with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. The Panthers had lost the opening game of the season to Tampa Bay on the road 5-2. On Saturday, Mike Hoffman scored a hat trick, the second of his NHL career in leading the Panthers to the win in their home opener. Hoffman has now scored four goals through the first two games of the season.

Erick Haula lead Carolina in goals scored with three while Andrei Svechnikov is the assists leader with four and Dougie Hamilton and Svechnikov are tied for the points lead with four. Petr Mrazek is 2-0-0 in net for the Hurricanes with goals against of 2.84 and .878 save percentage.

Mike Hoffman leads Florida in goals scored with four, while Brett Connolly is tied with two others for the assists lead with two. Hoffman leads Florida in points with four. Sergei Bobrovsky is 1-1-0 in net for Florida with goals against of 3.54 and saves percentage of .891.

Carolina has started the season red-hot with three straight victories but has lost 6 of the last 8 when playing on one day’s rest. In addition, the Hurricanes have lost 53 of the last 79 on the road and 41 of the last 56 when playing on the road as the underdog. Florida has won 18 of its last 24 at home when favored. Final Score Prediction, Florida Panthers win 5-4

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