The New York Rangers play in Tampa Bay on Saturday before heading to Carolina to take on the Hurricanes Sunday. The Rangers lost to the NY Islanders at home on Thursday 2-1. New York is 38-18-5 on the season and sit 3rd in the Metropolitan. The Rangers have won five of their last ten games.
New York is 3rd best in the NHL with an average of 2.57 goals per game. Alexander Georgiev will protect the goal for the Rangers. Georgiev is 8-9-2 on the season with 65 goals allowed. Georgiev carries a 3.14 goals against average.
The Carolina Hurricanes remain at home Sunday after losing to Washington 4-3 on Friday. Carolina heads into this game against the Rangers riding a three game losing streak. The Hurricanes are 41-14-6 on the season and is 1st in the Metropolitan.
The Hurricanes are 5-3-2 over their last ten games. Carolina leads the NHL with an average of 2.38 goals allowed per game. Frederik Andersen will protect the net for Carolina. Andersen is 30-9-2 on the season with three shutouts.